EVENTS IN BOLZANO, MERANO AND SURROUNDING AREA
29th edition of the International Triathlon of Lake Caldaro
The Triathlon race at Lake Caldaro reaches this year its 29th edition. Every year in spring, a large number of national and foreign athletes gather together to participate in this great sporting kermis.
Bolzano, 10th June – 11th June 2017
Two magical days of guided tours, medieval shows and thrills for both adults and children in the most beautiful castles in the valley of Bolzano. Each castle offers interesting themed encounters.
South Tyrolean Jazz festival in Alto Adige
30th June - 9th July 2107
The Jazz festival of Alto Adige has already reached its 30th year, a musical event which brings artists of International fame to perform on stage of Alto Adige. The program foresees tens of concerts throughout the province, in either the open air or inside prestigious halls, in historical picture settings, town squares and streets.
Wine & Bikes
Appiano, 1st July 2017
Pedal and taste wines along the sunny Strada del Vino of Alto Adige, the oldest in Italy. The cycle path, set in a unique landscape, winds its way through fruit groves and vineyards.
The tours along this route are a pleasure even for cyclists with little experience.
All the Wine & Bike tours begin at 9am and finish at 2pm at the latest.
The wine tasting is programmed for the end of the tours.
Cycle helmets are obligatory.
Festival of Gewurtztraminer
Termeno, 7th July 2017
The Gewurtztraminer wine is considered one of the most prestigious wines of Alto Adige. Wine cellars and estates of the Strada del Vino as well as the Trentino area present their products in Piazza Municipio in Termeno. Appraisers can furthermore sample some excellent red wines.
Bike Transalp 2017 – the stage in Caldaro
19th July - 20th July 2017
From 16th to 22nd July 2017, the seventeenth edition of the International mountain bike race “Bike Transalp” will take place, the most challenging stage race of the year. The starting point is in Fussen, in Germany. The participating athletes will arrive in Caldaro on 19th July, to then leave again the following day.
Calice di stelle, to savour local wines at their best
Bolzano, 10th August 2017
On 10th August 2017, from 6pm to midnight, locals and guests alike can sample, along the charming Via dei Portici, the wines produced from the many local cellars.
The producers themselves will be available to reveal their secrets and offer information. Some stands with genuine gastronomic delights from the territory will complete the evening’s event.
The Christmas Market of Bolzano
24th November 2017 - 6th January 2018
The Christmas Market opens its doors for the 26th time on 24th November at 5pm and, faithful to its tradition, will offer the successful formula of 80 exhibitors, 8 partners, 3 gastronomic stands and a small market dedicated to children, guests and fellow citizens, with a special edition until 6th January 2018.
An event long awaited throughout the year, directed towards the rediscovery of traditions which in Alto Adige are concealed within the four weeks of Advent, in anticipation of the most beautiful event of the year, offering rituals and customs which are lost to time immemorable.
The tie to familiar customs is strong, with Christmas trees gaily decorated, nativity scenes and advent crowns. Not to be missed are the delicate pastries, confectioned week by week, by knowledgeable hands who jealously withhold the secrets of the recipes.
The 4 star Art & Design Napura Suite & Apartments, just a few steps away from Bolzano and directly on the Strada del Vino, will offer you the opportunity of enjoying a unique experience.
In the suites warm Mediterranean colors and local natural materials blend together with the modern South Tyrolean linear architectural style.
Our exquisite 750 m² rooftop patio "Sky Terrace" is certainly one of NAPURA's centerpieces. It is an extraordinary resort for body and soul with magnificent views of the whole Adige Valley and the Dolomites.
Be it golfing in spring, biking in summer, hiking in fall, or skiing in winter - take part in the numerous activities available and explore the various natural sights.