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On a discovery tour on holiday in Bressanone/Brixen and the surrounding area

There is so much to discover on holiday near Bressanone/Brixen at our hotel near Novacella/Neustift in South Tyrol. Many picturesque hiking trails, such as the Apfelweg (Apple Trail), Kastanienweg (Chestnut Trail) or Weinweg (Wine Trail), start at the nearby Abbazia di Novacella/Neustift monastery! You can also start your bike tours and Nordic walking tours right on your doorstep – your car stays here. Valuable tour information and tips as well as hiking maps of the region are available from reception. On arrival you will also receive the BrixenCard free of charge for our guests. The BrixenCard includes free use of public transport in South Tyrol, including a cable car trip up and down the Plose, admission to the Acquarena pool area, admission to almost 90 museums and a comprehensive cultural and hiking programme


On the Apple Trail – be active on holiday near Bressanone/Brixen

You will need a good five hours of a day on holiday in Bressanone/Brixen for the moderately difficult Valle Isarco/Eisacktal Wine and Apple Trail. The starting point is Bressanone/Brixen's historic district of Stufles/Stufels east of the Adlerbrücke bridge. Alternatively, you can walk the path in sections, e.g. from Naz/Natz to Raas and back again. This hike is particularly worthwhile during the apple blossom season (April and May). But even in early or late summer, the Apple Trail is a highlight for holidaymakers near Bressanone/Brixen!

Hiking tip for your holiday in Bressanone/Brixen and the surrounding area: the Wine Trail

One of the probably most beautiful hikes on holiday near Bressanone/Brixen is the three-hour easy hike along the Valle Isarco/Eisacktal Wine Trail. The trail leads from the Abbazia di Novacella/Neustift monastery through picturesque vineyards to Bressanone/Brixen town centre. Tip: Treat yourself to a little refreshment and a good glass of wine in one of the many taverns or inns along the way!

Holiday highlight near Bressanone/Brixen: the Chestnut Trail

As for most hikes in the Bressanone/Brixen area, spring and autumn are the ideal hiking seasons for the Valle Isarco/Eisacktal Keschtnweg (South Tyrolean dialect for chestnut trail). The entire Valle Isarco/Eisacktal “Keschtnweg” leads from Novacella/Neustift to Castel Roncolo/Schloss Runkelstein in Bolzano/Bozen and can be completed in four stages. The first stage of the trail leads from Novacella/Neustift to Velturno/Feldthurns. Information about the route can be obtained directly from us, from reception at your holiday home near Bressanone/Brixen.

A culinary holiday near Bressanone/Brixen: Törggelen in autumn

In autumn we recommend that holidaymakers near Bressanone/Brixen combine the Chestnut Trail with Törggelen. A typical Törggele meal is served with local delicacies such as cabbage, dumplings, smoked meat and sausages, followed by sweet doughnuts and roasted chestnuts. New wine is traditionally drunk with this.


Cultural highlights in the holiday destination of Bressanone/Brixen

A holidays in Bressanone/Brixen is packed with possibilities! Visit the Abbazia di Novacella/Neustift monastery during a free guided tour. And discover the former Episcopal town of Bressanone/Brixen, just five minutes away by bus, with the venerable cathedral church and the artistically and historically valuable cloister. Stroll through the medieval old town, climb the town tower, visit the Hofburg and the Diocesan Museum. Visit the various markets and immerse yourself in the vibrant life at one of the numerous pleasure events and festivals directly in Novacella/Neustift and in the holiday destination of Bressanone/Brixen!


Tip: Also discover the South Tyrolean Christmas Markets, traditionally open from the end of November to the beginning of January!

Excitement and relaxation for active holidaymakers in Bressanone/Brixen

Just seven kilometres from the town of Bressanone/Brixen, the Plose mountain awaits active holidaymakers near Bressanone/Brixen. Discover this popular skiing and hiking area with modern lifts, numerous restaurants and mountain huts and enjoy the spectacular panorama and pure mountain air. We recommend a visit to the Acquarena for wellness enthusiasts on holiday near Bressanone/Brixen. Thanks to various indoor and outdoor pools, diving in this adventure pool complex is a real pleasure, in summer and winter alike. Sauna fans can also enjoy the spacious sauna oasis.

Tip: With the BrixenCard, you can enjoy a trip up and down the mountain on the Plose cable car and free admission to the Acquarena pool area!

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