Brixen / Bressanone

It is considered the oldest city in Tyrol and fascinates its visitors over and over again. The bishop's town of Bressanone/Brixen lies between the two rivers Rienza/Rienz and Isarco/Eisack and impresses with its history, culture and numerous events.

The old town of Bressanone/Brixen

A walk through the narrow streets of the bishop's town of Bressanone/Brixen, through the arcades and past the Gothic buildings and Baroque churches, is a must. In the city centre there is the beautiful cathedral, which is the city's landmark. Bressanone/Brixen is also a true shopping paradise with its many attractive shops.

Many events bring Bressanone/Brixen to life all year round. Besides Törggelen in autumn, another highlight is the IMS (International Mountain Summit), a platform on which the "mountain" habitat is highlighted, discussed and celebrated. Every December the Christmas markets in the city of Bressanone/Brixen start again, attracting many visitors with their magic and charm every year.

If you are looking for some relaxation, the "Acquarena" adventure pool in the centre of the city is just the place for you.

Local mountain Plose

The town of Bressanone/Brixen is located directly at the Plose mountain - one of the largest skiing areas in South Tyrol - and is therefore ideally situated for all those who like skiing or snowboarding. There are 45 km of slopes to explore and the longest run in South Tyrol, the "Trametsch" slope, is also here.

For all toboggan fans there is the great toboggan run Kreuztal-Rossalm and also snowshoe hikers and ski tourers can enjoy numerous experiences on the Plose.

Hikers, cyclists and mountain bikers will get their money's worth in summer, with the beautiful alpine pastures and the unforgettable views of the Dolomites.

Here you can find hotels, guesthouses, residences and bed & breakfast in Bressanone/Brixen, as well as in the surrounding villages of Velturno/FeldthurnsVarna/Vahrn or Luson/Lüsen, quickly and comfortably, and book your South Tyrol vacation online.