Visiting nearby towns
Merano, Bressanone, Glorenza, Trento, Verona and Venice
Several towns in the surrounding area are well worth a visit - not only in bad weather! Strolling and shopping, visiting lively places and attractions, immersing yourself in the cultural scene, experiencing the pulse of the town.
Bolzano, the capital of South Tyrol
It’s just 20 km to Bolzano, the largest town in South Tyrol. The capital of the province awaits you with numerous highlights.
Spa town Merano
The spa town of Merano is only some 50 km away. The town where in earlier times the Austrian Empress Sissi and German literary giant Franz Kafka came for their spa treatments, is home to the botanical gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, the promenades, the Terme Merano and the famous arcades.
Cathedral town Bressanone
Bressanone is a medieval city with picturesque houses by the river Isarco. The Piazza Duomo with the cathedral, the nativity museum with over 6000 exhibits, the pharmaceutical museum, and the events around the elephant Soliman are particularly worth a visit. The distance to Bressanone is approx. 90 km.
Glorenza, the smallest town in South Tyrol
With just 900 inhabitants Glorenza is one of the smallest towns in the Alps. A special characteristic of this town are the completely preserved city walls. In the times of the Romans Glorenza was already an important town where the Via Claudia Augusta and the trading route to nearby Switzerland intersected. The distance to Glorenza in Val Venosta is approx. 100 km.
Trento, surrounded by magnificent mountains
Discover Trento city centre with its monuments steeped in history, its palaces and castles. The atmosphere and the culture of the town are also impressive. On Piazza Duomo you can visit several highlights: the Duomo San Vigilio, the Palazzo Pretorio, the city tower Torre civica, and the Neptune fountain. The Castello del Buonconsiglio and the museums MUSE and MART are also worth a visit.
Verona, the city of love
Romeo and Juliet, Piazza delle Erbe, Arena di Verona with wonderful opera performances - who can fail to be excited! Combine a trip to Verona with a visit to Lake Garda. Lake Garda is the largest and most well-known lake in Italy. For children and families we recommend a visit to Gardaland or Caneva World.
Venice, the city of bridges
Venice enchants its visitors - not only during the famous Carnival! The alleys and even more so the canals, gondolas and bridges are a feast for the eyes. The heart of the city is the Piazza San Marco. Because of the many pigeons and the magnificent buildings such as the cathedral Basilica di San Marco and the Doge’s Palace Piazza San Marco is an incomparably stunning place. The most famous and oldest bridge which spans the Canal Grande in the heart of Venice is the Rialto bridge.