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Activities in the Ski Resort

If you are a fan of skiing, you can relax at the resort Selva di Val Gardena from November to April. It is located in the vicinity of Bolzano, namely in the district of Alto Adige on the Western slope of the Dolomites. There are 3 ski areas here. These are Ortisei, Santa Cristina, and Selva. You can select the track that corresponds to your level of training. Experienced instructors work here. Therefore, if you have no experience, they will teach you the basics of winter sports.
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It is worth going to the circular route Sella Ronda to go skiing. It contains a lot of descents. Their total length is 26 kilometers. If you buy a ski pass "Dolomiti Superski" you will get on it. If you take one of the 83 lifts to the Santa Cristina area, you can ski even at night here. It is well lit. It has a length of 175 kilometers. Its longest descent has a length of 8 kilometers.
Cross-country skiing is available at Selva di Val Gardena on special routes. Their length is 24 kilometers. You can also visit the Piz Sella snowboard park and the border cross trails. If you get tired of winter sports, you can take a walk, play tennis on the outdoor court, and spend time playing bowling, billiards or squash. Copyright
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Bicycle Paradise

It is worth coming to Bolzano in the summer months. You will enjoy cycling along numerous routes at this time. They are designed for such journeys. Their total length is 40 kilometers. There are 8 main bike paths and many additional trails in the city. The local municipality has arranged them. It is also worth visiting one of the main squares of Bolzano. It's Piazza Gries or Waltherplatz. You can rent a bike here. It costs 5 euros per day. You will go to admire the beauty of nature and architecture. You will be able to get on a bike to each attraction. You will also see the picturesque valleys of South Tyrol and the Dolomites.
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Way to Castel Roncolo and the View from Its Windows

Do you like hiking and walking through old castles? You will have the opportunity to do both in Bolzano. Castel Roncolo is located in the North-East direction of the city on a picturesque cliff. You can reach it by free bus or on foot. If you prefer walking, then you will have to walk 5 kilometers. It is worth considering that part of the way is a climb up the mountain on a steep path lined with stones. However, all the difficulties will pay off the magnificent nature during the trip. You will immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Middle Ages, look at the frescoes and admire the Alpine slopes, the mountain river and the view of Bolzano from the windows when you get to the castle. You will pay 8 euros for admission.
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Cable Car in Bolzano

You can see Bolzano from above using the Renon's cable car. It is located at an altitude of more than 1180 meters. The road connects the plateau of the same name with the upper part of the city. You will pay a few euros for the trip. You will spend a little more than 10 minutes in one of the 8 booths. It moves at a speed of 7 meters per second. You will admire the city and the beautiful mountain area with meadows, fields, vineyards, and farms.
Bolzano Cathedral You will have time to get the thrill of the height and pleasant impressions of the picturesque nature. You will also take stunning photos. The cable car moves at intervals of 4 minutes. It works without breaks. However, it may be closed due to bad weather. You can take the Alpine train leaving at the terminus. So you will have a journey of several kilometers between the peaks of the mountains. You can also walk back to Bolzano. You will have to choose one of several routes. The journey to the city will last 2 hours.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bolzano and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Bolzano
♥   Restaurant 'Patauner' SETTEQUERCE. Type - Regional cuisine. 6.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Arena' CORNAIANO. Type - Regional cuisine. 7.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Kematen' COLLALBO. Type - Regional cuisine. 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Zur Rose' SAN MICHELE. Type - Creative. 8.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bad Turmbach' MONTE. Type - Regional cuisine. 9.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Bolzano
♥   Castle 'Treuenstein Castle' Bolzano, 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Runkelstein Castle' Bolzano, 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Sigmundskron Castle' Bolzano, 4.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Prösels Castle' Völs am Schlern, 10.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Trauttmansdorff Castle' Merano, 22.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Bolzano and around
♥   Art museum 'Diocesan Museum' Brixen, 33.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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