Events in Bolzano
The appointments not to be missed
Bolzano and its surroundings offer great events, all year round. During this period the demand of rooms is particularly high. We would be glad to co-operate with the organizations-committee by helping providing accommodations. Please contact us. We will submit our best proposal.
Enjoy delicious cakes maybe with a cup of coffee on our wonderful panorama-terrace, have fun at our hotel bar, support your favorite team at our home-cinema or simply spend a nice evening at our local city festivals!
We would be glad to organize particular events for you. No matter if it is a music evening or a "Schuhplattler"-performance.
Our conference room is particularly suitable for slide-shows. During summer months there's also the traditional "Köfelefest" with Rudi Giovannini and a great number of other events. Also our local Oldtimer-race gets each year more and more fans.
CHRISTMAS MARKET OF BOLZANO
When does the Christmas market of Bolzano open?
Ever since it was born, in 1991, the Christmas Market of Bolzano starts near the beginning of Advent. The inauguration takes place usually at the end of November and the stands and events related to the Christmas market in piazza Walter and in the historic center of Bolzano stand out till Epiphany.
What to see at the Christmas market of Bolzano?
Approaching the square from any of the four cardinal points, you will immediately be lost among the cheerful voices of citizens and tourists. Interspersed with happy voices, delightful music reflects the joyfulness of the festivity. The air around you is permeated with aromas of Christmas sweets and delicious snacks. On the counters you can admire various goods exposed by craftsmen that invite the curious to come closer.
What to do at the Christmas market of Bolzano?
While promenading among the stalls pressing around the statue of Walther von der Vogelveide, that gives name to the square, you will be captured by the variety of colors and shapes of the exposed goods. The artisans of South Tyrol take advantage of the Christmas market of Bolzano to present their creations to the tourists. Choose a souvenir for yourselves or a gift for your friends - such a present will be pleasant and original.
At the end of the day, when the sun vanishes behind the mountain contour and the cold gets more biting, approach the food stands and warm up your chilled limbs with a cup of mulled wine. Taste a piece of strudel or discover one of the typical dishes of our region.
How to arrive at the Christmas market of Bolzano?
You can reach the Christmas market of Bolzano:
it is enough to get off at the station of Bolzano and come on to the parkway that leads to the Walther square. It is only a few hundred meters.
by car or by bus:
exit the motorway in Bolzano Sud or in Bolzano Nord, and follow the signs for the special parking areas. Once you arrive there, you can take advantage of comfortable shuttles to reach the historic city center, avoiding the traffic.
CHRISTMAS MARKET OF TRENTO
When does the Christmas market of Trento open?
Traditionally, the Christmas market of Trento opens on the penultimate Sunday of November, the one that comes before the first Sunday of Advent. The stands, adorning the central fair square, remain open usually until Epiphany.
What to see at the Christmas market of Trento?
The Christmas market of Trento doesn't only consist in counters spotting the fair square. The Christmas market of Trento extends in the neighboring streets and invades the historic city center. Raise your eyes from time to time, and you will discover the beauties of the capital of Trentino.
Wonderful frescoed facades and perfectly preserved historic buildings relate the times, so far away and, together, so close to us. Visit the museums, the churches, and the monuments of Trento to detect city's history and traditions.
What to do at the Christmas market of Trento?
The Christmas market of Trento offers numerous attractions to the tourists and to all the curious. Local craftsmen expose their creations on the counters. Born from passion and the local tradition, these objects could be small or big memories of Trentino, or perfect gift ideas for your friends.
To conclude your visit, don't forget to stop at one of many gastronomic stands. The hot mulled wine, restoring body and mind, the typical Christmas sweets, and the traditional dishes of Trentino are awaiting you.
How to arrive at the Christmas market of Trento?
You can reach the Christmas market of Trento by train, or by bus, or by car.
get off at the station of Trento and pass through the historic center, following the signs for "piazza Fiera" (Fair square). After a short walk, you'll be enclosed into the Christmas atmosphere.
by car or by bus:
exit the motorway in Trento Nord or in Trento Sud and follow the signs for the designated parking areas, where you'll find comfortable shuttles that will take you to the city center.