Bozen-Bolzano is the main campus of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, with the central offices and four of the five Faculties: Economics and Management, Engineering, Design and Art, Agricultural, Environmental and Food Sciences.
The main entrance is in Universitätsplatz 1-Piazza Università 1, 39100 Bozen-Bolzano.
Here you can find useful information to plan your trip to Bozen-Bolzano.
On of the best ways to get to Bozen-Bolzano is by train: The train station is only a few minutes' walk from the university.
If you travel to Bozen-Bolzano by car, consider that the A22 motorway is often congested as it is one of the main connection roads from North to South.
Please note: the city center of Bozen-Bolzano is a limited traffic zone, which means that you cannot access it by car. Please take care not to cross the gates to avoid sanctions.
Parking: street parking is permitted only in designated areas (blue stripes), for a short period and against payment. We advise you to park your car in the hotel garage (if you stay in Bozen-Bolzano overnight) or at the Bozen Mitte Centro car park and then to proceed on foot.
The nearest international airports are in Bolzano, Innsbruck (Austria) and in Verona (Italy). South Tyrol is less than two hours by car from Verona and Innsbruck. Other airports such as Bergamo, Treviso, Venice and Munich are over 200 km away.
Traffic Information Office: tel. +39 0471 200198, www.provinz.bz.it/traffico
Autostrada del Brennero A22: www.autobrennero.it
Local Police: tel. +39 0471 997788
Emergency phone number: 112
Tourist Information Office: tel. +39 0471 307000
Radio Taxi: tel. +39 0471 981111
Bolzano is a touristic city and therefore we strongly advise you to make your hotel booking well in advance.
Bozen-Bolzano is a place where different cultures meet, and intercultural exchange takes place. In art, for example, paintings by Giotto and works by the Gothic school coexist, while in architecture, the unusual contrast between the German and the buildings offer an interesting contrast. Visiting the city means discovering the fusion between Mediterranean and central Europe culture.
Below you can find the opening hours of all tourist attractions in Bolzano. The art-historical itinerary and the Cityguide are available at the Tourist Board.
In the space of just a decade, several museums have sprung up in the city of Bozen-Bolzano to preserve, organise and promote an inestimable cultural heritage that had remained in the shadows for centuries. In addition to Ötzi, the Man from Similaun, the city's museums also focus on nature, local customs, religious cults, and modern and contemporary art.