No place else in South Tyrol the contrastive clash of two cultures is as visible as it is in Bolzano. Here the sweet Dolce Vita encounters South Tyrolean authenticity, and their unique blend reveals a whole new world of experience: Sip on your cappuccino right at the heart of the center on Piazza Walther Square, with a view to the mostly late-gothic Cathedral, in midst of the commotion and happenings of the lively city. For strolling and shopping walk through the Arcades, shopping alley with tradition-steeped and new shops lined up door to door all the way to Piazza delle Erbe Square, the market square. Here you can get all the fresh fruit and vegetables your heart desires, and indulge in all sorts of South Tyrolean goodies. On every corner in Bolzano's old town, there is something inviting, beckoning you to come in and enjoy or experience: restaurants, cafés, museums and churches. Thanks to the cable car, Bolzano can be reached from Renon in 12 minutes only. The valley terminal is not far from the center: You can easily walk from here to Piazza Walther Square in 10 minutes, taking in the unique charm of this trading town founded in the early 12th century.