Bolzano/Bozen developed in the Middle Ages. Today, it’s THE city in South Tyrol where the Italian and the German cultures mix most intensely. The result is a fascinating and extraordinary cultural mix that is reflected in the language of people, in traffic signs, food and drink and of course in the historical and artistic attractions of the city.
South Tyrol's capital city boasts impressive artistic and cultural treasures. The historic old town and in particular the arches shopping area - the most important street in the city - were characterised for centuries as a place of trade between Italy and Germany. Today, they form the lively and modern centre of the city where tradition and modernity harmoniously unite.