of our bed and breakfast apartments in the Pustertal Valley
The sunny village of Falzes (altitude: 1022 m) is just 5 kilometres to the north west of Bruneck on the Val Pusteria Sun Road, making our bed and breakfast apartments in the Pustertal Valley a central base for all kinds of holiday activities.
In the lively village centre you will find a bakery, a butcher’s, a greengrocer’s, a grocery store, a newsagent’s and a weekly fishmonger for the everyday shopping needs. The post office, bank, pharmacy and a clothing shop are just a short distance away.
There is a bus stop near our bed and breakfast apartments in the Puster Valley. The free bus comes every 30 minutes and takes passengers to Bruneck. There is also a free ski bus in winter, which transports skiers between Falzes and the Kronplatz.
From the north, join the Brenner Autobahn (A22) motorway and take the “Brixen/Pustertal” exit. Then drive along the state road into the Puster Valley to Chienes, where you should turn left towards Falzes. Shortly after the commune of Issengo, you will reach Falzes, where Residence Pitzinger stands on the left-hand side of the main road.
Alternatively, you can take the “Bruneck West” exit and follow the signs to “Pfalzen-Falzes”. Once you get to Falzes, you will see our B&B on the right-hand side of the main road.
Excursions from our bed and breakfast apartments in the Puster Valley
The small town of Bruneck (5 km) – the geographical, cultural and economic hub of the Puster Valley boasts several tourist attractions, festivals and top events. The high street is also one of the most beautiful shopping promenades in South Tyrol.
MMM RIPA at Bruneck Castle (7 km) – Reinhold Messner’s museum project is dedicated to the lives of mountain peoples from all over the world and to their culture, religion and tourism activities.
Museum Mansio Sebatum in San Lorenzo di Sebato (7 km) – the only museum in South Tyrol entirely dedicated to the Ice Age and the Roman era with its 2,000-year-old finds. Visitors can also tour the excavation sites along the Archaeological Panoramic Trail around the Sonnenburger Kopf mountain.
The Folklore Museum in Dietenheim (7 km) – history comes to life in this open-air space. Old original farmhouses, craft workshops, farm gardens and domestic animals provide an insight into rural life in South Tyrol throughout history.
Kronplatz (Reischach Valley Station: 11 km) – Bruneck’s local mountain is South Tyrol’s top ski region in winter thanks to the 32 state-of-the art lifts. It is also a popular destination for families, hikers and bikers in summer. Visitors can enjoy one of the most stunning views of the Alps on the 2,275 m summit. They can also see the Concordia 2000 peace bell and visit MMM Corones.
The World of Loden in Vandoies (12 km) – visit the traditional Tyrolean garment factory and interactive museum, which provides information on how the high-quality loden fabric is made.
The Earth Pyramids of Perca near Vila di Sopra (14 km) – this unique natural tourist attraction is undergoing constant change and is the most significant occurrence in the history of the Puster Valley.
The Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (20 km) – these spectacularly beautiful mountains can be explored on a hike, climb or mountain bike ride in summer and on skis or on a tour in winter.
The Riva Waterfalls (20 km) – the three imposing waterfalls are connected via the safe Way of St. Francis path, a very popular and breathtaking hiking trail and a family favourite.
Taufers Castle (21 km) – this castle complex and its spectacular mountain backdrop look as if they were lifted straight out of the storybooks. The castle is one of the biggest and most beautiful of all of Tyrol. It houses a must-see collection of furnishings and antiques from the 12th to early 17th centuries and valuable frescoes by Friedrich Pacher in the chapel.
The mine in Predoi (45 km) – the former copper mine has been converted into a show mine. Visitors can take a kilometre ride on the mine train down into the mine, where a 350-metre tour begins. There is also a climatic gallery around 1,100 metres deep inside the mountain.
The town of Brixen (28 km) – stroll through one of the most enchanting Old Towns in Tyrol in this former diocese. The cathedral cloister with Gothic frescos is one of South Tyrol’s most important monuments of art.
Bolzano, South Tyrol’s capital (69 km) – the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, fruit market, arcades and the Piazza Walther square: South Tyrol’s capital is a melting pot of German and Italian culture.