Detail of the Christmas star during the Christmas Market in Bolzano Detail of the nativity scene on Piazza Walther during the Christmas Market in Bolzano Piazza Walther decorated during the Christmas markets The bell tower of Bolzano Cathedral during Christmas time Detail of some decorations in the city during the Christmas Market
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Find out  the magic atmosphere of the Christmas Markets in Bolzano and its sourrandings, with the classical Southtyrolen style and enjoy the Crhistmastime iwith all his charme. Stay in our Hotel during the Christmas period, located in an ideal position to reach easily the most beautiful Christmas Markets.

Thanks the Bolzano Card you can reach easy and for free wit public transpostations the Christmas Market.

The Christmas Market in Bolzano:

All information about the Christmas Market in Bolzano

When does the Christmas Market start?

Since it was founded in 1991, the Christmas Market in Bolzano begins around the advent time of the year.

The inauguration is held during the last days of November, and the stands along with the events related to the Christmas Market will decorate Piazza Walther and the nearby streets of the historical centre until the Epiphany day.

What to see at the Christmas Market?

By getting to the square from any of the nearby streets, you will be captured within the warm atmosphere. Together with joyful voices, the music accompanies happiness and festivities.

You will be wrapped by the aroma of Christmas sweets and delicious snacks.

Local craftsmen invite you to explore their goods.

What to visit at the Christmas Market?

While strolling to the stands surrounding the statue of Walther von der Vogelweide, whom the place is named after, let yourself be captured by the colours and the goods displayed. The South-Tyrolean craftsmen take the opportunity of the Christmas Market to share their creations with tourists.

Choose a souvenir for yourself or a gift for friends, it will be a well appreciated and unique token.

At the end of the day, when sun sinks behind the mountains’ silhouette and the cold has become unbearable, approach one of the food and wine stands and warm yourself with a mug of hot mulled wine. Taste a slice of strudel or discover one of our local dishes.

How to reach the Christmas Market?

You can reach the Christmas Market easily and for free with our public transportations thanks to the Bolzano Card. At around 50mt from the hotel you may find the bus number 110 or 111.

Both these buses will bring you directly to Piazza Walther in around 25 minutes, right in front of the Christmas Market.

The bus service is scheduled all day every 10 minutes and every 30 minutes on festivities until midnight.

Other Markets in  Southtyrol

There are many Christmas markets to visit in South-Tyrol, the most famous and suggested are:

  • Christmas Market of Merano: reachable in 40 minutes by car from the hotel or by train from Bolzano.
  • Christmas Market of Bressanone: reachable in 50 minutes by car or 40 minutes by train
  • Christmas Market of Renon: a cable car situated at 5 minutes from Bolzano train station, will take you to Renon in 12 minutes
  • Christmas Market of Brunico: reachable in 1 hour by car from the hotel or 1 hour and 30 minutes by train
  • Christmas Market of Trento: reachable in 50 minutes by car from the hotel or 50 minutes by train