Brixen & Surroundings

Coming from the north, facing the first vineyard slopes of sunny South Tyrol, you'll find the charming diocesan town of Brixen lying in a wide basin, where the two rivers Eisack and Rienz meet.

In spite of all developments, the historical town, surrounded by the famous mountain scenery of the Dolomites, is still a place of harmony and calmness and a very good opportunity to get to know the typical South Tyrolean way of life with all its traditions and customs.

With its old lanes, arbours and bridges, with is churches, the cathedral, the cloister, its Gothic frescoes, the 'Hofburg' (former residence of the bishop, today diocesan and crib museum), with its avenues and parks, its vineyards and orchards - Brixen invites you to stay. Brixen - the perfect place for art and culture lovers!