Bolzano-Bozen is the Capital of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, in the North of Italy, in the Region of South Tyrol (Südtirol or Alto Adige) situated on the border to Austria, at 265 m above sea level. Its population reaches approximately 100,000 inhabitants. The region is unique for its rich cultural tradition combining the German, Italian and Ladin speaking communities, identities, life styles and languages. It is famous for its precious Alpine natural resources including its valleys, passes, rivers, lakes, vineyards, apple orchards and typical small villages that make the visit and stay in South Tyrol exclusive. Another of South Tyrol’s attractions are the many local feasts, food tastings and folkloristic events organised throughout the year.
Bolzano is known as the “Door to the Dolomites”: formed about 260 million years ago, the Dolomites were declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO Commission in 2009. The WHS area covers about of 231,000 hectares, divided between different provinces. The Dolomites, are not only a paradise for climbers and hikers, but also for skiers, offering 30 winter holiday resorts in the Ortler Skiarena and Dolomiti SuperSki carousels, which are easily reachable in a short amount of time either by public or private transport. Thanks to the Autonomy Statute, the region of South Tyrol, enjoys special autonomous administrative powers which help support the sustainable development of its unique cultural tradition while preserving its precious alpine resources.
- A multilingual context & a high quality of life
- A territory with different cultures, rich tradition and natural beauty
- A region promoting sustainability and innovation
- A new congress venue & a professional meeting management staff
- A strategic location with excellent service provisions
- Strong involvement of local entrepreneurs and an openness towards the enforcement of European and international initiatives