Holiday Guide to Bolzano / Bozen in Italy, Dolomites

Old town, mountains & vineyards

Green parks beautiful promenades, colourful blooming flowers, rare plants, dolomite peaks in the distance - the walks in Bolzano in Italy are characterised by unique diversity and beauty. Take delight in the picturesque old town and soothe your soul by strolling through the beautiful Laubengasse.

Bolzano in South Tyrol, however, has more to offer than just leisurely walks around the town and lake shore. The state capital is also an ideal starting point for long hikes and for more demanding bike and mountain tours. There are actually a vast number of hiking and excursion destinations around this popular holiday town. You should definitely take the Rittnerbahn railway to reach the high plateau and pay a visit to the rose garden above Bozen when the evening sun is shining red upon the rose garden.

Even culturally aware visitors will discover a fascinating world in Bozen in Italy. Visit a multitude of imposing castles and palaces in and around Bolzano Dolomites, the Duomo di Bolzano, or visit the "Man from the Ice" in the Archaeological Museum in Bolzano.

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Cathedral in Bolzano

The South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

The often-seen queues at the entrance of the South Tyrol Museum of Archeology in Bolzano are evidence: that this is a place to admire a special find that attracts thousands of people: Ötzi, the man from the ice. Since 1998, the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology has had this crowd-puller on view, which is older than all the Egyptian mummies. In the Museum built specially for him, he can be viewed in a darkened room, behind bullet-proof glass. The original finds and the history of the man from the ice, are displayed over three floors.

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