"Bolzano, Home of the Ice Man" Top 5 Page for this destination Bolzano by meteorologist1

Bolzano Travel Guide: 206 reviews and 518 photos

Bolzano is located in northern Italy near the Austrian border. This cheerful mountainous city offers a taste of life of a small Italian city. What is also unique about Bolzano is that many people here speak both Italian and German. So if you speak German, you're in luck. Don't be surprised to find many German or Austrian restaurants in the city along with a typical beer garden. This lively city is filled with many tourists who visit the nearby castles, the city's churches, museums (one of which is home to the famous Otzi Ice Man), and plazas. Touring the streets of Bolzano is exciting enough, and don't miss the fresh fruits in the fruit market area.

Enjoy Bolzano!

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  • In a nutshell:An Italian city whose people speak German...
  • Last visit to Bolzano: Jul 2003
  • Intro Updated Aug 13, 2003
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  • MilanSLO's Profile Photo
    Jun 26, 2005 at 9:29 AM

    You wrote : "unique about Bolzano is that many people here speak both Italian and German". You dont know that in Bolzano live austrian minority ?

  • Henkster's Profile Photo
    Oct 23, 2004 at 8:31 AM

    beautiful town, very popular with retired Germans :)

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    Jan 14, 2004 at 7:07 AM

    Seeing the "Ice Man" would be quite interesting! Seems like a wonderful area!

  • alza's Profile Photo
    Aug 13, 2003 at 7:26 PM

    I'd like to see Bolzano. Tks. Made me laugh thinking of "throwing change" at a musician -- ouch! :-)))

  • sandysmith's Profile Photo
    Aug 6, 2003 at 12:04 AM

    you take excellent pics

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