Bolzano Tourism

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Bolzano (Italian pronunciation: [bolˈtsaːno], or [bolˈdzaːno]; German: Bozen, German pronunciation: [ˈboˑtsn̩]; Ladin: Balsan or Bulsan; Latin: Bauzanum) is the capital city of the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy. With a population of 105,713 (2013), Bolzano is also by far the largest city in South Tyrol. Bolzano is the seat of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, where lectures and seminars are held in English, German and Italian. The city is also home to the Italian Army's Alpini High Command (COMALP) and some of its combat and support units. In 2014 version of the annual ranking of quality of life in Italian cities, Bolzano was ranked as having the 1st Best Quality of Life in Italy. Along with other Alpine towns in South Tyrol, Bolzano engages in the Alpine Town of the Year Association for the implementation of the Alpine Convention. The Convention aims to promote and achieve sustainable development in the Alpine Arc. Consequently, Bolzano was awarded Alpine Town of the Year 2009.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Bolzano in Italy is an ideal destination for a vacation! This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Venice, Italy. Venice, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Grand Canal, St Mark's Square, Saint Mark's Basilica. Tour packages of Bolzano are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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- Know before you go to Bolzano

Facts and Stats for Bolzano*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bolzano

    Know the pollution level of Bolzano before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 27.27 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 32.14 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 32.14 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.22 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.57 (Low)
  • Bolzano: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bolzano for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bolzano.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.54 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.85 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 21.15 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.92 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 21.15 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.46 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.69 (Low)
    • Drug offense 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.46 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 67.31 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.15 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 36.54 (Low)
  • Living in Bolzano - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Bolzano is 179.22 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.03 (High)
    • Climate Index 80.15 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.79 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 85.84 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 78.7 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.5 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 93.21 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bolzano

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bolzano

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 106.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 132.6 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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