Brunico Bruneck
Brunico Bruneck

City of Brunico

The city of Brunico is the heart and the main place of the Val Pusteria. Its local mountain is the famous Plan de Corones

Brunico is the vivid centre of the Val Pusteria, it is located at 838 m a.s.l. and has got some 11,000 inhabitants. Its local mountain is the skiing and hiking area of the Plan de Corones, attracting active vacationists both in summer and winter.

A walk across the picturesque Via Centrale lined by its coloured facades and pretty shops must likewise be part of a holiday like an ice-cream of the modern piazza Municipio. Cafés and restaurants offer both Mediterranean cuisine and Tyrolean dishes, you will be spoilt for choice. To make your culinary delights complete, have a glass of beer in the Rienzbräu brewery.

From a cultural viewpoint, Brunico has got much to offer, especially as far as theatre performances are concerned. Further activities and offers are the Odeon cinema, the UFO youth centre, the Eck Museum of Art as well as a the large number of churches that deserve a visit, such as the S. Caterina church, the Santo Spirito or the Orsoline church. Hosted by Castel Brunico, there is the Messner Mountain Museum MMM Ripa, which is dedicated to mountain people.

City festival, summer concert on Piazza Municipio or the charming Christmas Market, there are many first-class events taking place in Brunico. Those who seek movement can make a walk along the planetary trail or visit the Nature Fitness Park Plan de Corones Dolomiti, aimed at Nordic Walkers. What you also don't have to miss is the great view from the panoramic platform at the top of the Plan de Corones, as well as the clang of the Concordia bell.

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