Bolzano

Near the capital of South Tyrol, the Wine Route crosses the second large wine production area of the region, Valle Isarco.

With more than 100,000 inhabitants, the city of Bolzano is an important centre in the Alpine area. Bolzano is the administrative centre of politics of the South Tyrolean autonomy, but also an economic and cultural centre. Since the foundation of the Free University of Bolzano in the mid ’90s, the city has also become a multilingual research and educational centre and is the connection between the German-speaking and Italian-speaking cultures.

Bolzano counts five districts and the mountain hamlet of Colle (1,100 m asl), which also makes part of the municipality of Bolzano. In the following articles you find information about the city districts and their history:

  1. Centre, Piani, Rencio

    Centre, Piani, Rencio

    The historic district of Bolzano is both the centre of Bolzano and South Tyrol.
  2. Gries - San Quirino

    Gries - San Quirino

    The most densely populated and largest city district is composed of the old village…
  3. Oltrisarco - Aslago

    Oltrisarco - Aslago

    The city district of Oltrisarco-Aslago forms a triangle between Virgolo, Monte…
  4. Don Bosco

    Don Bosco

    The youngest city district of Bolzano is mainly composed of new buildings. This is…
  5. Europa - Novacella

    Europa - Novacella

    This city district, which developed out of vineyards, has become home of many new…
  6. Colle di Bolzano

    Colle di Bolzano

    Colle is a small settlement at 1,100 m asl, reachable from Bolzano by a cable car.

Suggested accommodations: Bolzano

  1. Hotel Post Gries
    Hotel

    Hotel Post Gries

  2. Bad St. Isidor
    Inn

    Bad St. Isidor

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