8 days in Ortisei & Bolzano Itinerary

8 days in Ortisei & Bolzano Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ortisei
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
End: Ortisei


Ortisei ©
Urtijëi is a town of 4,637 inhabitants in South Tyrol in northern Italy. Attractions like Drau Cycle Route and Mar Dolomit make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Ortisei's surroundings by going to Campo Tures (Castello di Taufers & Cascate di Riva), Lago di Anterselva (in Anterselva di Mezzo) and Duomo di Bressanone (in Bressanone). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Seceda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella di San Silvestro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Cristina di Bolsena, and stop by Peter's Tea House.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ortisei holiday builder site.

If you are flying in from Oman, the closest major aiports are Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport, Venice Marco Polo Airport and Verona Villafranca Airport. In October, daytime highs in Ortisei are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bolzano.

Things to do in Ortisei

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Selva di Val Gardena, Campo Tures, Chiesa Santa Cristina di Bolsena, Drau Cycle Route, Lago di Anterselva
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Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena
Seceda ©
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass


Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, don't miss a visit to Via dei Portici, then get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico, then appreciate the history behind Monumento a Walther Von der Vogelweide, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Walther. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Duomo Maria Assunta, then see the interesting displays at Messner Mountain Museum MMM Firmian, and then stroll around Puez-Geisler Nature Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bolzano online route planner.

Traveling by car from Ortisei to Bolzano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Bolzano sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bolzano

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lago di Tovel, Merano Centro Storico
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Puez-Geisler Nature Park ©
Puez-Geisler Nature Park
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology ©
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico