Popular ski resorts within an hours drives in your car rental Bolzano Airport service include Andalo, Corvara and Campitello di Fassa while Alleghe and La Villa are only slightly further away. Bolzano City is located in the Trentino-Alto Adige region in the North East of Italy. The city is served by a small airport located nearby. It mainly offers domestic routes with flights to Cagliari, Rome, Foggia, Catania and Olbia provided by Air Alps. Many charter flights arrive at the airport during ski season.
There are bus services as well as taxis available into the city. Travel time is around fifteen minutes. Known to many as the Gateway to the Dolomites, Bolzano is surrounded by beautiful alpine hills.
The A22-E45 highway connects to other popular ski locations such as Verona and Innsbruck if you wish to spend some time driving in order to have more variety in your skiing choices.
In the city of Bolzano you should certainly pay a visit to the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology where you can view Ötzi – the cities very own ice mummy. Ötzi was found in September 1991 in the Ötztal Alps near the Austrian border. He is believed to be fifty three centuries old making him the oldest mummy in Europe.
If you are interested in natural history then visit the Natural Science Museum. Here you will find displays and exhibits detailing the history of the Dolomites and how they were formed. The Municipal Museum offers an insight into Bolzano’s past looking at the cities traditions and former ways of life.