Bolzano is the capital city of South Tyrol, a province located in northern Italy and is situated on the River Isarco- Talvera junction. The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano that holds lectures in Italian, German and English is located here. The Italian Army's Alpini High Command is also located here. Some of the cities that lie geographically near Bolzano include Verona, Padova, Venice, Landkreis Rosenheim and Munich.
There are numerous attractions to visit in the city of Bolzano. These include the St John's Chapel, Passo di Pennes which offers tremendous views, the Auna di Sotto and the Renón which is an expansive porphyritic plateau. To get to these attractions you need to rent a car in Bolzano.
The Castel Roncolo which is a thirteenth century castle is a magnificent attraction in the city of Bolzano. While in Bolzano, the Municipal Museum is a good place to pay a visit and get to see peasant house interiors, works and art from the local folk, traditional costumes and other architectural material. Other attractions one might consider visiting are the Franciscan monastery with ancient church that dates back to the thirteenth century but with twentieth century windows, the Collalbo which is a popular summer vacation spot that enables one to view the beauty of the Dolomites and the old village of Sterzing which is also a destination that can be visited both in winter and summer and get to visit the Multscher Museum that is located there as well. To get to these attractions you need to hire a car in Bolzano.
Should you tour the city of Bolzano, the Via dei Portici street is a must visit as it acts as the town’s main commercial and shopping street. Its beauty is more underlined by the fact that it still has seventeenth century town houses. Another attraction that stands on this popular street is the Town Hall that was constructed in the early years of the 1900s using the Baroque style. Another attraction is the Castel Mareccio which acts as a congress center and has 5 towers. To get to these attractions, you need car rental in Bolzano.
Other attractions that one needs to pay a visit to while in the city of Bolzano and its surroundings include the hamlet of Dosso, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, the Victory Monument, a triumphal arch which was put there in the year 1928 and the Dominican Church with its fine frescoes dating back to the late fourteenth century. One can rest assured of enjoying their visit to this breathtaking city in Italy.
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