When christmas is approaching, the magical atmosphere of advent is in air, hot red wine heatens visitors of the picturesque markets ... this and a lot of more means the pre-christmas period in South Tyrol.
Even it is a short period of the year, from last november weekend until christmas, the cities of South Tyrol prepare themselves with significant effort for the visits of tourists. In basically all cities have been established christmas markets.
In Bozen Bolzano is Italy's biggest Christmas market. Magnificently decorated Piazza Walther in the centre dor almost two decades now it has attracted countless visitors every year.
Also in the city of Meran Merano it is a beauty to walk along the river Passer in december, as it is theather of special advent moments: wooden souvenirs christmas gadgets, hot drink and fresh pastries will accompany you. 80 km.
Be witness in Brixen Bressanone between the venerable walls of the former bishop's seat in an atmospheric light warm and friendly moments in good company.
When the temperature plunges, the first snows reach the summits of the surrounding alpine peaks (or even the cities) also Bruneck Brunico lures with a charming christmas market, extended in the already visitworth centre.
His most tempting and romantic side in this time of the year shows also the lovely town of Vipiteno. Under the „Zwölferturm", which was built in 1486, you have the possibility to watch or buy handmade cribs and traditional Christmas tree decorations.