When preparing a trip to Bolzano it might be quite useful to have a look at some websites before going there. Here is a list of useful links:
- VT Bolzano/Bozen pages
- wikitravel Bolzano/Bozen guide
- http://www.comune.bolzano.it (Italian and German)
The Cathedral of Bolzano was dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta and it is the most significant Gothic stayled cathedral in the area between Milan and Ulm.
It was built in the 14th and 15th centuries with an elegant apse, a steep tile roof. Fine doorways and reliefs adorn the exterior, and three aisled interior has frescoes of the 14th to the 16th centuries.
Music at Piazza Walther
You will be treated to some non-Italian music at Piazza Walther played by the locals. These musicians will entertain you with some German or Austrian music. The music is very festive and lively, and is very enjoyable. You can throw him some change if you like.
Hear a cow-bell music
The cow-bell music really makes you feel relaxed during tense trekking. On the way to Ritten Horn the "kling-gling" sound appeared to be the only "noise" arround... and a bit of "hi" while meeting few tourists in the middle of September. Good time to enjoy and relax...
The monument to Rossi, who was the founder of the modern textile industry in this area. The trade mark of "Lanerossi" wool fabrics was wide world known as among the best on market. Unfortunatelly, the factory was closed many years ago.