Exploring Brixen
Exploring Brixen
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Ready for holiday adventures in Tyrol’s oldest city?

One city, multiple facets

There really is no other city quite like Brixen: It’s the oldest city in Tyrol, is over a millennium old, has been the home of the prince-bishops for hundreds of years, is a hotspot for art and culture – and is nestled amidst a multifaceted landscape of lush green meadows and pastures and awe-inspiring mountains like the Dolomites. That means you have the freedom and choice to plan your free time exactly as you wish.

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From the city up the mountain in no time at all

Brixen’s local mountain, Mt Plose, is an inviting destination for nature fans and active holidaymakers in both summer and winter. An extensive network of well-marked hiking paths, bike trails, the Brixen Bikepark for adrenaline junkies, almost 44 kilometres of ski slopes, and a 360° view await you here. The valley station of the Plose lift is located just 10 kilometres away from our city hotel in Brixen.

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Summer breeze

Summer breeze

Adventures in summer

Summer in Brixen means: leisurely strolls and shopping tours through the picturesque old town, long walks to huts that serve classic South Tyrolean dishes, thrilling bike tours, and fun in the water at the outdoor pools. The fresh air high in the mountains and the pleasantly mild summer breeze feel especially good – and the vibrant sunset over the rooftops of Brixen is a real feast for the eyes, which you can admire from our rooftop terrace.

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Winter air

Winter air

Adventures in winter

Winter in Brixen is clad in sparkling white: There are so many ways to spend your free time. Winter hikes, tobogganing, skiing, snowboarding, ski touring … the list goes on. After an exciting day in the mountains, warm yourself up with a fragrant mulled wine or hot chocolate and enjoy the romantic vibes while strolling through Brixen Christmas market. Love is definitely in the air in Brixen in winter!

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What you simply mustn’t miss in Brixen and environs

Brixen not only has active adventures in store, but also cultural and historic treasures. Admire the Water Light Festival in spring, journey into the past at Hofburg palace and Franzensfeste fortress, visit Neustift abbey, and soak up the flair of the historic arcades – in short: You’re sure to never get bored in Brixen!

“The sun shines not on us but in us.”

John Muir
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