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City break in Bolzano. Active leisure ideas for Bolzano - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Waltherplatz - Bozen Bolzano never ceases to attract fans of active pastime and eco-tourism. Its picturesque mountain regions are perfect for backpacking trips, outdoor recreation, and sports activities. There are suitable areas for experienced alpinists, fans of mountain bike, and everyone keen on hiking and observing picturesque places. Tourists who like skiing may want to visit Kohlern-Colle – this ski resort is suitable for both experienced sportsmen and beginners. There are skiing schools, various children’s clubs, charming restaurants, and many other interesting entertainment complexes.
In a walking distance from the railway station of Bolzano is historic Hotel Stiegl Scala that was opened back in 1898. The hotel has managed to preserve elements of its original interior and … Open
The region of Gries is also a popular destination for travelers. It’s a famous agriculture region with numerous vineyards and several wineries. During an excursion to them, visitors will find out much interesting about the process of making local wine, visit ancient wine cellars and, of course, try the best varieties of the drink. The majority of nightclubs and bars are located in the western part of Bolzano. There are discos and clubs for any taste. Even late at night, there are many people who hurry to their favorite restaurant or pub.
Fans of shopping will also no need to wait long to find suitable places. There are colorful shopping complexes and trendy boutiques in every part of the city. Dr Streiter Lane and Lauben are the main shopping streets in Bolzano. Both the streets are located not far from the historical center of the city. Local shops offer quality clothes and shoes, jewelry and perfumes, and, of course, memorable gifts, and even antiquities. Greif Center, a popular shopping center, offers clothes and shoes by the leading international brands. Interesting promotions and sales take place several times a year there. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Bolzano has many attractive hotels offering a romantic setting, and Hotel Eberle would be great for couples. The hotel is located in an incredibly beautiful natural area surrounded by … Open
In order to buy souvenirs, head to the Saturday Market that is open on weekends closer on Piazza delle Erbe. Shopping addicts will also find it interesting to visit shops and the festive Christmas market that usually opens on December 23. This is the time when Walther Square and main streets of Bolzano look fabulous with special decorations and numerous stalls that offer festive goods, pastries, and souvenirs. Alto Adige is a great place to purchase authentic souvenirs that are hard to find in other regions of the country. For centuries, families who live in the mountains had to craft everything. This has resulted in special ways of weaving and wood carving. The emporio degli Artigiani Atesini under the Arcades is a great place to see works of local artisans and purchase some unique items, all of which are handmade.
Bolzano Cathedral Bolzano has a fantastic location at a height of 265 meters above the sea level. Surrounded by the mountains, the city is situated in a natural basin. Therefore, everyone who wants to take memorable panoramic photographs should go higher in the mountains. Bolzano cable cars are a fast and convenient way to do that. Many use them as a public transport to reach popular landmarks. A short ride will take tourists from sunny and green forests of San Genesio to the fabulous Renon Hills. At an altitude of 1000 to 1400 meters, tourists will see the unique Dolomites in detail.
The most popular shops in Bolzano are centered around Obstmarkt, where many attractive shopping streets originate from. Here, you'll find curious designer boutiques, where one can choose … Open
A ride in Cable car Colle is a very interesting experience as this is the first passenger cable car in the world. It started working in June 1908 and was invented by Josef Staffler, a Bolzano native, who saw a great potential in this type of transport. Naturally, the Cable car Colle was renovated, but visitors can still see the original cars at the top, near the station. Renon, which connects Bolzano and Soprabolzano, is one of the newest cable cars in the region. Tourists, who want to see the beauty of the Renon plateau, can take a short train ride from Soprabolzano and enjoy the views of meadows, mountain farms, and fields.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bolzano and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bolzano
♥   World Heritage Site 'The Dolomites' , 38.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dello Stelvio' , 63.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale delle Dolomiti Bellunesi' , 63.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Hochgebirgsnaturpark Zillertaler Alpen' , 71.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Kaunergrat-Pitztal-Kaunertal' , 88.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Bolzano
♥   Amusement park 'Carosello Park' Sottomarina, 94.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Spielpark Leutasch' Leutasch, 97.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'AdventureLand Borno' Borno, 109.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Playplace' Verona, 121 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Movieland Studios' Lazise, 123.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Bolzano
♥   Water park 'Canevaworld' Lazise, Verona, 123.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Alpamare' Bad Tölz, Bavaria, 141 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqualandia' Jesolo, Venezia, 147.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Le Vele Acquapark' San Gervasio Bresciano, Brescia, 163 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Bolzano
♥   Restaurant 'Loewengrube' Bolzano. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Vögele' BOLZANO. Type - Regional cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Forsterbrau Central' Bolzano / Bozen. Type - Regional cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Colle-Kohlern' Colle di Villa. Type - Regional cuisine. 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Patscheider Hof' Signato. Type - Regional cuisine. 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Bolzano from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Noce River

From the series “The Most Dangerous River Rapids for Rafting”
The rushing river with the countless sleepers and rocks is as found for professional training. Its tributaries - Vermigliana, Noce Bianco and Rabbies are suitable for beginners of rafting. For several years now, Noce has been the site of the major rafting and kayaking competitions. The 2010 Europarafting Championship took place here. In general, the experienced sportsmen prefer to visit the river in spring, during active glacier melting. On the river Noce you can drive until the end of October. … Read further

Dolomiti

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Many people choose Dolomiti for a winter vacation. There are a lot of various placed of interest and good ski routes. Ski resort Arabba is one of the most extreme in the world. There you can find the most complex routes. The beginners in skiing or families can go to Tre Valli. It has a lot of entertainment and rich nature. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of Bolzano

Guide to your best city break in Bolzano - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Bolzano - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Bolzano?' disappears immediately.
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