Culture & shopping in Brixen

In the heart of Eisacktal

Cultural treasures, exciting points of interest and many shopping highlights - the oldest city in Tyrol, which is also a bishop and university town, offer visitors a colourful variety of experiences. Drift along, get to see the town on foot, take part in an adventure tour and mingle with the locals - get to know (and love!) Brixen.

N.B.: With public transportation, you can easily and quickly reach all areas and attractions of interest. The bus stop is located directly in front of our front door and thanks to the free BrixenCard, you can use all public transportation all over South Tyrol free of charge!

Brixen Cathedral - Villa Mayr

Cultural highlights & shopping in Brixen

  • The symbol of Brixen: The white tower with museum
  • Old town with medieval arbour alleys
  • Shopping in Brixen & the best boutiques: such as Boutique Maximilian, OEHLER Sophisticated Fashion Minds, Mode Erhard, Sportler, Jack Wolfskin Store
  • City gallery of Brixen: A cultural meeting point for friends of contemporary art
  • Brixen Cathedral and cathedral square
  • Diocesan Museum & Hofburg
  • Pharmacy museum
  • Franzensfeste fortress: 65,000 sq.m. and once the strongest fortress in Europe
  • Theatrical adventure tour “rendezvous”: The slightly different tour through Brixen
  • Thematic tours, such as wine tours, night-owl tour, cloister tour, family tour 
Christmas market Brixen - Villa Mayr


  • Brixner Christmas market in cathedral square
  • Dine, Wine & Music
  • Bread & Strudel Market
  • Water & Light Festival
Dine, wine & music - Villa Mayr
Brixen Marathon - Villa Mayr

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