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Relaxing holidays in Bruneck

Bruneck is a little, but very lively city in South Tyrol, which is already more than 760 years old. Today, it has about 15,000 inhabitants, which are living in the little town in the middle of the Pustertal or in one of its districts Aufhofen, Reischach, St. Georgen, Dietenheim and Stegen.

The highlight and meeting point for young and old, locals and guests is the central streets called “Stadtgasse” and “Graben”, which rank among the most beautiful shopping areas throughout South Tyrol. There are many nice shops and noble boutiques, but also lots of cozy and classy bars, cafes and restaurants, where families and friends meet, stay together, drinking a good coffee and chatting about everyday’s life.

A special tip for night owls: The nightlife of Bruneck is well known in the whole region, many pubs, clubs and bars with DJ’s and live-bands are entertaining every weekend a big number of party-makers.

A holiday destination for every season

The nice town located in the heart of the Dolomites is an ideal place for all those, who for their holidays in the mountains love sports and romantic nature, as well great shopping and best city life. With the nearby Kronplatz, the most famous skiing resort of South Tyrol is also within your grasp.

Bruneck knows how to satisfy nearly every type of holidaymaker. In winter and in summer you will find here a vast range of activities and enjoyments, from the Christmas market to guided mountain tours, from golf to fishing in the river Ahr.

For guests interested in culture and history, there is a worth seeing museum in the district Dietenheim, where you can vividly imagine who life was in the region around Bruneck long time ago. You can also walk up to the castle of Bruneck, which was built during the reign of Count Bruno von Wullenstätten in 1250 and which has become a cornerstone of the city itself.

Summer in Bruneck

For passionate hikers and mountaineers there are countless path and routes in the vicinity of the city, leading up on many surrounding mountains. For example, the Nature Fitness Park Kronplatz comprises 275 km of trails for walkers and Nordic Walkers.

Mountain bikers however follow the comfortably cycle path that goes through the whole Pustertal, from Mühlbach to Lienz in Austria. More ambitious bikers prefer cycling into the mountain world of the Dolomites, discovering their own limits.

Also golfers will surely feel fine in Bruneck and environs. Especially in the last years, several good addresses for golfers emerged and in Reischach, there is an 18-hole Championship golf-facility. It is situated close to the sports field, where during the summer month the Italian football club FC Inter Mailand has its training camp. At close quarters, there is also the huge wellness resort “Cron 4” with sauna and indoor swimming pool.

Winter in Bruneck

One of the most beautiful periods for a holiday in Bruneck is Christmas time, when in the centre of town the magic Christmas market takes place, inviting everyone to take a look at many pretty gift ideas, to warm with a tasty mulled wine, surrounded by small huts with Christmas tree decoration and many romantic lights.

But the greatest attraction during the cold season is surely the Kronplatz – one of the biggest and most modern skiing resorts in the Dolomites with more than 105 km of well prepared slopes. Ski pros find here several demanding ski runs, but there are as well some easier slopes for beginners and kids. Furthermore, there is a connection to the famous ski carousel Sella Ronda.

In short: You can be sure that during your stay in Bruneck you will never be bored!

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