Brixen has a long and storied past: it is the oldest city in Tyrol and was for a long time the seat of the ecclesiastical principality. Some of the city’s most important monuments still bear witness to this history, such as the majestic Cathedral of Brixen, which attracts those interested in art history. The cathedral boasts various styles, such as the cloister with its cross vaults and medieval frescoes or the baroque interior frescoes.
Walking beneath the arcades, winding city streets and shady parks, experience how history and the present are charmingly combined. This is especially true during a stroll through the Stufels, the oldest part of town, which is located between the Eisack and Rienz rivers. Brixen’s famous hospitality will enchant and enthral you. While paying a visit to the inviting inns, restaurants and trendy bars, get to know South Tyrolean traditions, secret recipes and Brixen lifestyle over a glass of white wine, harvested from the grapes of the surrounding vineyards.