Bruneck (Italian: Brunico) is the largest town in the Pustertal (Val Pusteria, Puster Valley) in the autonomous Italian province of Bozen-Bolzano/South Tyrol. Bruneck is about 70 km (44 miles) from Bozen (Bolzano) and from the Brenner Pass, the boarder to Austria.
The historical city of Bruneck (Italian: Brunico) …
…is on 835 m above sea level, situated in the middle of a wide basin and surrounded by beautiful high mountains. The city, mentioned for the first time in a document in 1256, is the centre of the Pustertal Valley and regarded as cultural centre as well as shopping centre for the whole Pustertal Valley. Not only the good location of the city is well known, but also the restaurants, pubs and nightclubs are very famous and guarantee fabulous stays. Furthermore the city of Bruneck organizes many celebrations and events for every age group. And do not forget the numerous and wonderful sights like the castle, the city museum or the parish church.
On the trail of culture
For everyone who loves fine art and all that goes with it, Bruneck is exactly the right place to pursue his/her hobby. Enjoy the Castle of Bruneck, or else visit the Museum of Folklore in Dietenheim, go to the City Museum of Graphic Arts, have a look at the works of the surrounding area and be prepared to explore some new antiquities during a guided city tour or during your evening walk through Bruneck. Get fascinated about legends and true stories passed on by word of mouth, feel as if you are taken back to former times and enjoy the numerous concerts and events in Bruneck and surroundings.
The Kronplatz at record level
The Kronplatz, the ski mountain no. 1 in South Tyrol, is the ideal destination for those who decide to spend their holidays in the cool season. No limits are laid down for the winter sports: 31 ski lifts, 19 highly efficient cable railways, 6 chair lifts, 6 skilifts and 105 km of slopes guarantee perfect ski fun, because you are coming to ski and not to queue up. The commitment of 200 employees and the use of 40 snow cats and 240 artificial snow cannons make sure, that the slopes are continually prepared excellently and guarantee perfect snow conditions from the beginning of December till the end of April.
HOW TO ARRIVE
There are various possibilities to travel to Bruneck/Brunico, e.g. by railway, by car or airplane (plus railway or car).
The organizing committee suggests the following options to reach Bruneck/Brunico:
• flying to MUNICH or INNSBRUCK and use one of the following train services OEBB or DB
• flying to VERONA or BERGAMO and use the train service TRENITALIA
The overall journey from Munich airport to Bruneck/Brunico takes about 5h and from Innsbruck airport to Bruneck/Brunico about 2h.
From Verona or Bergamo we suggest the airport transfers below indicated.
If you arrive BY TRAIN >>
If you arrive BY CAR >>
AIRPORT TRANSFERS to Brunico:
- puschtrabus.com (perfect for airport transfer VENICE and TREVISO to Bruneck/Brunico)
For a comprehensive overview, please visit the “Arrival” subtopic on the Bruneck.com website.
The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Campus Bruneck-Brunico, has partnered up with the Hotel Blitzburg. Please mention that you are attending a conference at the Bruneck-Brunico Campus of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano when checking with the Hotel for room availability:
Hotel Blitzburg ***
Europastraße 10 via Europa
Tel. +39 0474 555723
Fax +39 0474 555752
If you’d like to consider other options, feel free to contact the local tourist information office (kronplatz.com).
You can also check the availability in the following hotels, which are situated in the centre of Bruneck-Brunico:
Hotel Goldene Rose ***
Am Graben 36/ Bastioni
Tel.: +39 0474 413000
Fax +39 0474 413099
Hotel Andreas Hofer ****
Taufererstraße 1 via Campo Tures
Tel. +39 0474 551469
Fax +39 0474 551283
Hotel Corso ****
Graben 16 Bastioni
Tel.: +39 0474 554434 Fax +39 0474 538677
You can also check the availability in the following hotels, which are situated in Riscone (5 minutes by city bus) in the nearby of Bruneck-Brunico:
Accommodation facilities in South Tyrol are legally required to charge a mandatory tourist tax.
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