Bolzano is the biggest city of South Tyrol and thanks to its geographical position has always been a very important location for tourism and trade. Bolzano center is rich in museums, the most important is the archaeological museum with the famous mummy Otzi, castles and shopping facilities, as well as to famous pastry shops and restaurants where you can enjoy the good local cuisine accompanied by excellent red and white wines produced in the important wineries in the area .
The surrounding area, to the south of Bolzano, is renowned for the highest concentration of castles in Europe with about 300 castles, fortresses and residences of the local nobility of 500 years ago.
From Bolzano you can enjoy an exceptional panorama that sweeps from Renon to San Genesio, from Vajolet Towers to the Schlern, all tourist areas suitable for families with children, in summer and winter, easily reachable by public transport or with your own car.