Holidays in Branzoll
You would like to know more about Southern South Tyrol near Bozen and enjoy the Mediterranean temperatures between fruit orchards and vineyards? Then, Branzoll will be the ideal place.
Branzoll is located at only about 236 m of altitude on the left shore of Etsch river, about 13 km south of the provincial capital Bozen. The village in Southern South Tyrol is an ideal destination for all those who want to stay active during their holidays, who would like to experience many new things and how love diversion.
In Branzoll, boredom is unknown: In the nearby Dolomites, there are many hiking and MTB tours; the lush fruit orchards and vineyards and the lakes in Southern South Tyrol are perfect locations for unhurried strolls and relaxed hours. Art, culture and shopping fun are offered in the nearby city of Bozen. Water sports fans, sunbathers and swimmers should absolutely visit Lake Kaltern.
Churches & historical premises in Branzoll
Branzoll has a very long history whose traces are still visible in the historical village centre today. For a long time, fruit and wine cultivation have been of great importance. Findings of the Roman era suggest that wine was cultivated in Branzoll already at that time.
The village had been a trading centre as Branzoll was the northernmost shipping spot of Etsch river.
During a discovery tour in Branzoll, you will see several historical buildings in the typical style of the area. Particularly worth seeing is Palais Thomsen with an octagonal fountain made of marble from Trento as well as the three high cedars in the courtyard.
In the centre of Branzoll, there are two wonderful churches. The new parish church is consecrated to the Sacred Heart. The old parish church of St. Leonhard was built in the Romanesque-late Gothic style. In its interiors, there is a baptismal font made of white marble, dating back to the year 1585.