Have you ever thought or imagined of having your holiday on a picture-postcard holiday destination? A place where you are guaranteed a wonderful time and that fun is the central theme? What if this place is not an analogy or an imagination something real? Well, then this place is known as Brunico and is found in Northern Italy. Let us help you understand why it should be your next winter destination.
Brunico is a beautiful town located in South Tyrol in Northern Italy, and it is one of the most significant villages in the Puster Valley. The inhabitants speak English, German, and Italian. The town has a long and rich history, named after Bruno Von Kirchberg, a Brixen Prince-bishop who founded it in 1256. At first, it was under the Catholic Church. Then at one point, it came under the authority of the Italian government.
Skiing in Brunico
Brunico altitude and its location in the Dolomites Mountains, which tower up to the sky, make it harbor a lot of snow, especially in the winter, which is an attraction to skiers and many winter sports events. Brunico is located at a height of about 2275 meters above sea level and is snowcapped from December to April. Also, it has over 119Km of skiing areas, which are well connected via lifts.
Brunico is a very welcoming place where people from all parts of the world can feel welcomed and home. The locals are very amiable and always willing to help. Equipped with so many ski areas that are child friendly makes it a worthwhile place to go on a holiday with your family. An example is ‘Croniworld,’ situated at the peak of Plan de Corones. Parents can accompany their children to this place and watch them as they enjoy the snow and progress slowly. Due to its height, it gives the parents a panoramic view of the surrounding areas.
An Expert Skier looking for a challenge can showcase their Skiing skills at the Sylvester, and Hermegg Valley runs. They are not only steep but are sufficient to provide you with the challenge that you crave. Here, even the most experienced experts and alpinists have found it to be challenging.
Night skiing is another event to indulge in for a skiing enthusiast. It’s still an epic event that is open on specific days of the week. Korer is one of the longest night skiing pistes in the area, approximately 1.7 kilometers long. It is available on Saturdays for three hours. Terenten has a piste of about 1.3 kilometers and allows for night skiing on Wednesdays and Fridays. Ciancross is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Apres-ski is an event held in the evening, usually after a day full of activities. These events are epic in Brunico. They accommodate the taste of every individual. If you are the type that loves a cool and delightful night, why not have a lovely dinner in a typical local restaurant. If you love partying, then pubs and bars are the best for you. Other activities to engage in are snowmobiling, taxi bob, ice-climbing, and tobogganing.
Other tourist attractions in Brunico
Tourism is one of the main economic activities of Brunico. As such, there are various things aside from the snow that attracts people to this beautiful area.
Bruneck Castle is an elegant and a big bishop castle situated atop a hill as if it’s protecting the valley’s inhabitants. It has a long history that makes it a destination for culture and history enthusiasts. The Castle was built in 1271, and it was referred to as the Castrum Bruneck. Years later, it underwent a renovation series, with the latest one being in the 17th century under Bishop Wilhelm Von Welsperg. In addition to its unique and appealing nature, Bruneck Castle houses the Messner mountain museum dedicated to all-mountain people worldwide. A famous mountaineer Reinhold Messner opened the Museum in 2011. The Castle is open for all tourists throughout the week.
You have to experience hiking in the Dolomites firsthand. The Dolomites are genuine fascination; it’s something that you cannot afford to miss. Italy Luxury Tours will provide you with a Professional Naturalistic Guide. Just make sure to carry a camera with you.
Brunico is also a paradise for cycling. Then you will have a wonderful time at Brunico. Endowed with numerous cycling paths such as the Toblach-cortina cycle path, you will enjoy cycling with a group. Also, mountain cycling entirely possible though it might seem challenging, the reward of it all having a paranormal view of the surrounding.
How to get to Brunico
The nearest major airport is Venice Marco Polo, which is only 147km away. Another major accessible Airport is Verona, which is 175KM away. As part of your Ski Package, Italy Luxury Tours will provide you with a Private Transfer to and from your Hotel
There is no shortage of Accommodation in Brunico. A wide array of accommodation exists in the region. Your Ski Package will include accommodation in 4* Boutique and 5* Luxury Hotels and Chalet. The Hotels provide access to the slopes via lifts.
Book a Brunico Ski package today by contacting us at 1 855 539 0045
- 7 Nights/8 Days
- 4* Boutique or 5* Luxury Hotel or Chalet
- Assistance and Porterage at Airports, Train Stations and Hotels
- Private Transfers to and from Airport
- Day Excursions and Private Guided Tour
- Ski Passes and Ski Instructor on request
- Meals: Half or Full Board
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