Holidays in Bressanone
Discover the main town in the Isarco Valley
Bressanone... the town in the centre of the Isarco Valley
Bressanone lies half way between Brennero and Bolzano, at the confluence of the Rivers Isarco and Rienza. “Prihsna”, first mentioned in 901 A.D., is the oldest town in the whole of the Tyrol and the main town in the Isarco Valley. With its ca.19,000 inhabitants, Bressanone is the third largest town in South Tyrol today.

Bressanone... the town for congresses
Bressanone is an excellent venue for congresses. Modern conference centres, short distances, an attractive town centre, a variety of shops and manifold possibilities for cultural, gastronomic, and tourist activities outside conference hours make the town exceptional.

Bressanone... the town for modern sportsmen
Bressanone is ideal for sportsmen and sports clubs. It proved its competence when it hosted the Under 18 World Athletics Championships in 2009. The clubs have a number of indoor halls and training grounds at their disposal, and Bressanone and the surrounding area offer the private person a great variety of possibilities, too. Swimming, sauna and restorative treatment at the adventure pool “Acquarena”, mountain biking on the Plose Massif, cycling along the River Isarco, Nordic walking, riding, tennis and paragliding in summer….. skiing, tobogganing and snowboarding in winter…..


Bressanone... the town for culture
Bressanone is a many-sided, culturally attractive town, but also a place where you can take it easy and find new strength……the cool charm of the North….the elegance of the South.. This mix is what gives Bressanone its fascination! The old town will entrance you with its arcades, the cathedral, the “White Tower”, the castle with its museum of Christmas cribs and the cloisters. The cloisters contain some of the best examples of alpine wall paintings, with valuable frescoes from 14th-16th centuries.

Bressanone... the university town
Bressanone is also a town with an emphasis on education. Apart from the Philosophical-theological University and the Faculty for Educational Science from the Free University of Bolzano, the university of Padua also has an external faculty in Bressanone.

Bressanone... the town of bishops
Bressanone is the ecclesiastical centre of South Tyrol, with the bishop being at once bishop of Bressanone and bishop of Bolzano, the provincial capital. Pope Benedict XVI, whose forefathers came from near Bressanone, visited the town many times. He also spent his summer vacation in Bressanone in 2008.

Your hotel in Bressanone – Hotel Millanderhof
Hotel Millanderhof has everything you need for wonderful holidays in Bressanone: modern rooms and suites, excellent cooking, best location, easy access and…nice people. Just come in and feel at home!
Hotel Millanderhof
Fam. Knapp
Plosestr. 58 / Via Plose
I- 39042 Brixen /Bressanone
T +39 0472 833 834
F +39 0472 835 124