Bolzano & Surroundings can be found in the South Tyrol region of northern Italy. It is actually the capital of this same region. With such copious amounts of history behind it and so many interesting places to visit, your holidays in Bolzano & Surroundings should never prove to be a boring affair. You will be surrounded by the glorious and picturesque Alps mountains and will also be close enough to both Switzerland and Austria to enjoy a couple of great day trips to other countries. The self catering accommodation in Bolzano & Surroundings will always be equipped to a high standard and all properties offer full kitchen facilities, which means you are able to save money in not having to eat out all of the time.
Your holidays in Bolzano & Surroundings will be spent in a part of the Alps where you will find no end of highly reputed winter sports resorts. This means you can enjoy many days on the slopes during the winter months and take advantage of the great après ski facilities straight after. There are also facilities to try your hand at either snowboarding or tobogganing. The summer months see other activities come to the fore and these include lake swimming, fishing, golf, hiking, mountain climbing and abseiling, canoeing and tennis.
There are a good number of tourist attractions to catch in Bolzano & Surroundings before you even contemplate moving on to other destinations. For a start, the Gothic Cathedral is known to have its first roots from as far back as the late 12th century and is definitely well worth some of your time to have a look round. You might also like to visit the Lauben which is a mile-long Medieval thoroughfare with arcades and great shopping opportunities. Other attractions include Muri-Gries Monastery, The South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology and The Messner Mountain Museum. Once happy that you’ve seen all there is to in Bolzano & Surroundings, you might like to head north into Austria, or west into Switzerland.
Your holidays in Bolzano & Surroundings will be spent in what is known as a continental climate. This means that the summers are often warm and sunny, whilst winters tend to be much cooler. Average temperatures in January will tend to hover around 6 degrees Celsius; in July they will be more like 29 degrees Celsius - so there is quite a large variation across the year. This part of northern Italy receives around 27 inches of rainfall per year and the highest amounts fall during the main summer months.
Travellers looking to book their travel to the self catering accommodation in Bolzano & Surroundings should rely upon Innsbruck Airport (INN), across the border in Austria. Many airlines fly to this city from the UK and these include Austrian Airlines, Monarch, Thomson Airways, Easyjet and British Airways from all main London airports and East Midlands (EMA), Birmingham (BHX), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI), Bristol (BRS), Newcastle(NCL) and Leeds-Bradford (LBA).