Brixen and surroundings: sheer variety
A discovery tour through South Tyrol
Brixen and surroundings are a paradise for nature lovers, art enthusiasts, foodies, backpackers, families, and couples. Tyrol’s oldest city is a place where you’ll come across a wide variety of cultures, lifestyles, and traditions. It exudes a very special flair, tells thrilling stories from bygone days, enchants with its charm, and enlivens with its pulsing lifestyle. My holiday apartments in Brixen offer you the ideal base for adventures at the heart of South Tyrol, but also give you enough space to simply soak up the moment, enjoy some me time, and unwind. Perhaps you’ll lose yourself in the pages of a good book, make yourself comfortable on the balcony with a nice cup of tea, or sunbathe on the terrace? Or would you rather explore the secret must-sees around Brixen, feel the power of the trees in the forest, and scale panoramic peaks? Discover the perfect combination of city and mountain during your holiday in Brixen!
A card for all seasons
Free travel on all public transport, free entry to countless museums, free access to Acquarena fun pool, and much more – the BrixenCard is your loyal companion on your holiday in Brixen, South Tyrol. And best of all, I give you the advantage card for free for the duration of your stay! At Villa Silvia, you’ll receive the free guest card of the apple plateau of Natz-Schabs, which lets you enjoy the same advantages.
Brixen and surroundings: Culture to admire, tradition to savour
Cuisine and culture go hand in hand in Brixen and surroundings. Walk through the charming arcades, enjoy a cappuccino in the city centre, discover the Hofburg, Brixen’s bishop’s palace, relax in your apartment in Brixen, and then embark on a culinary journey through South Tyrol and the rest of Italy in the evening – complete with fine wines from Brixen and surroundings, of course. Immerse yourself in the variety of South Tyrol!
The ultimate mountain experience in Brixen, South Tyrol
Every year, Plose, Brixen’s local mountain, offers you 11 months of active experiences with an unparalleled view. 40 kilometres of ski pistes, 12 kilometres of toboggan runs, countless hiking routes, Brixen Bikepark with four lines, high-speed descents on mountain carts, and of course, the finest Alpine culinary indulgence awaits you! In the Rio Pusteria/Gitschberg Jochtal skiing and hiking area, just a 10-minute drive away from Villa Silvia, you can look forward to mountain bliss and awe-inspiring panoramic views. Here, you’ll find several large, nature-based play and adventure areas for children (and the young-at-heart), rustic huts, a whole host of panoramic hiking trails, and an extensive network of slopes in winter
A jam-packed event calendar
Brixen and surroundings have a lively variety of societies and associations that make a significant contribution to the event calendar in Valle Isarco/Eisacktal. A festival in the old town around Brixen cathedral just wouldn’t be the same without the thousands of helping hands and the traditional music bands, and the fire brigade volunteers make a major contribution to sporting events. You can find all the most important events here – you’re sure to discover the perfect one for you!
Fun facts about Brixen, South Tyrol. Did you know that …
… Brixen was mentioned for the first time in 901 as “Prihsna”?
… the municipality of Brixen and surroundings has some 22,000 inhabitants?
… Brixen consists of a total of 20 fractions?
… a white Lamb of God with flag features on Brixen’s coat of arms?
… the municipal area extends from 559 to 2,576 metres above sea level?