Bolzano, the chief town of province Alto Adige – South Tyrol, is a city well known for its art, cultural heritage and beautiful holiday destination. During the tour, your guide will lead you through the charming narrow streets, past architectural gems and the landmarks of the historical center of the city.
You will start your excursion in Walther Square, where you could also admire the Cathedral of Bolzano, a late Medieval and a Romanesque Basilica (1180) completed around 1420 with the Gothic style of the Suevian mastery. The bell tower, with an open fretwork spire in sandstone, which stands 65m tall, was built by the Suevian architect, Hans Lutz von Schusseried, between 1501 and 1519.
Then you will have the possibility to visit the Dominican Church, a complex comprising a convent, a large nave and different chapels, and a magnificent cloister and the entire complex is San Giovanni Chapel, a long and narrow side chapel with the most magnificent fresco cycle of the Giotto School in the province.
Later you will walk through Goethe Street and Piazza delle Erbe, a colorful and lively piazza, the heart of the city center, that hosts the famous daily fruit and vegetable market and you will cross the Talvera Bridge, reaching the famous Portici, once the heart of the medieval village. You will stop by Piazza del Municipio and then up to the Piazza del Grano, where is located the Vicolo della Pesa, one of the oldest places in Bolzano, once hosting the castle of the Prince-Bishops of Trento and the church of Sant’Andrea.