Save a lot & enjoy
Benefit from the many advantages of the BrixenCard
Bet everything on a card in your holiday at the Plose! As our guest you enjoy the many saving-advantages of the BrixenCard, which we provide you free of charge for the duration of your stay. This priority card is included in the room rate and gives you free access to many attractions, offers and transport connections in the Brixen and South Tyrol region.
The advantages of the BrixenCard
Use our public transport free of charge
With the BrixenCard you travel for free with all public transports of the South Tyrol transport association. You can use buses, city buses, the Plose ski bus, the public cableways and even regional trains to Trient free of charge.
Free ride to the Plose
This is of particular interest to you as a holidaymaker at the local mountain of Brixen: with the BrixenCard in your pocket you can make a free mountain ride back and forth with the cable car to the Plose.
Go on a hiking tour
The Brixen Tourism Association has created a varied hiking and activity program where you can take part in for free with the benefits card.
Enjoy a great event and cultural program
The Brixen Tourism Association not only organizes hiking and other outdoor activities, but also starts off each year a diverse cultural program, whose events are free for the BrixenCard holders.
Have a nice day at Acquarena
The Acquarena is the largest fun and adventure aquatic park in South Tyrol and especially for families during summer holidays an attractive excursion destination for a whole day. The BrixenCard offers you, apart from on Sundays and bank holidays, a bathing and wellness pleasure of the superlative, for which you do not have to pay entrance.
Take a look at the Brixen ice rink
Crown your winter activities with a visit to the Brixner Ice Arena (closed in the summer).
Visit museums all over South Tyrol
Nearly 90 museums in South Tyrol offer you free entry upon the presentation of the BrixenCard. Among them there the Brixner Diocesan Museum, then Neustift Monastery, the Bozen ” Archeological museum Ötzi” or the Messner Mountain Museums Ripa and Firmian.
Discounts, reductions, benefits
The BrixenCard has a number of interesting partners who will give you discounts and other benefits.
The advantages of the BrixenCard
- All public transportation in the South Tyrolean transportation system
- A ride up and down the mountain with the Plose mountain railway
- Admission to the Acquarena leisure pool
- Free admission to almost all South Tyrolean museums
- An extensive cultural and hiking program
- 4km from the Plose ski area (bus stop is 50m from hotel)
- Guided snowshoe hiking at no charge (Thursday and Sunday) Free admission to the largest leisure pool in South Tyrol – “Acquarena” in Brixen – from Monday through Saturday (2.5 hours)7km from the old city of Brixen (free bus connections), including one free guided tour per week.
- Free tour “Out and about with the night watchman”.
- The longest valley descent in South Tyrol with a length of 9km and altitude of 1,400 meters to St. Andrä
- The longest sled run in South Tyrol with a length of 10km to St. Andrä (cable car once per day at no charge).
- Friday Night Fever (Fridays and on nights with a full moon, the cable car and sled run remain open from 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.)
- Plose Fun Park for freestyle skiers, with daily maintenance by the Plose shaper team
- Children’s play area at the summit station
- Brixen Ice Rink or natural ice rink at St. Andrä
- Horse-drawn sleigh rides to Rossalm (start: summit station 2km)
- Idyllic moonlit ride from the Ackerboden lodge
- “Sella Ronda” with Heinz on Wednesdays (EUR 20 without ski pass)
- Tip: Get a combo ski pass for 5 times on the Plose and 1 time on the Sella Ronda
You should have experienced this!
We have collected a few event highlights for you, which should not be missed.
Alpine wine tasting at Plose
On all four Saturdays in March the huts invite you to wine tasting around the Plose. Taste fine white wines from the Eisack valley and enjoy the view of the white peaks of the Dolomites.
Find your own balance
In the entire holiday region, from mid-May to late June, a large program of guided hikes to mythical places is offered, as well as outdoor wellness activities, which will lead you back to your inner balance and reconcile body and mind.
Mountain Days Brixen
From the end of May to the beginning of June, the Outdoor magazine organizes the Mountain Days Brixen, which offer a wide range of activities such as sunrise hike, nature photography, wildlife watching or a night in the bivouac.
Dine, Wine & Music
Under this motto in June in the Cathedral square the Brixner hosts organize a culinary event evening with specialties from the Eisack valley and lots of music.
Brixen Dolomites Marathon
The annual Brixen Dolomites-Marathon takes place in July. The start is at 560 m altitude in the historic old town of Brixen and leads up to the Plose, where it ends after the classic marathon distance at 2.446 m altitude. www.brixenmarathon.com
From mid-July to mid-August, the alleys of the old bishop’s town are bathed every Thursday in a charm of cheerful summer feeling, hospitality, street art, fashion and lots of colorful entertainment.
BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma
In the middle of July the hardest mountain bike stage race will be held for everyone. At the start are 500 twin teams, which have to master the challenging seven mountain stages. Maybe do you want to participate in?!
At the end of September, another bike event, which assembles well-known bikers, manufacturers and tour operators in Brixen – a kind of rolling mountain bike fair with lots of experience possibilities for all requirements.
Südtiroler Brot- und Strudelmarkt
On the last weekend of September, there is a seductive scent over the Brixner Cathedral square. Here you can actually watch bakeries while preparing tasty pastries, collect lots of impressions around the South Tyrolean bread and of course taste it!
A GORGEOUS BAROQUE BACKDROP
In June, a delightful festival takes place in Bressanone: A fabulous triad of music, wine, and South Tyrolean specialties. For an entire week, classical concerts are performed in front of the magnificent baroque backdrop of the ancient cathedral city, there are guided hikes in the vineyards and culinary delights in the evening.
Bressanone | PURE ENCHANTMENT
Water Light Festival
Art, lights, and water – these are the ingredients for a unique festival that takes place every year in May in the Isarco Valley. It combines the power of the elements with creative ideas. For several weeks, fascinating installations, sophisticated plays of light, illuminated fountains and other water highlights will put Bressanone, Fortezza, Chiusa and Novacella in a different light. Find pure enchantment during your vacation!
Relax & Indulge
Christmas Market Bressanone
The South Tyrolean Christmas Markets are famous even beyond the Alps – and the Christmas Market in Bressanone counts among the most beautiful. If you plan your holiday during the Advent season, you should definitely not miss out on this festive experience. All around the Old Town – Cathedral Square, the City Hall, and the Episcopal Palace – more than 30 stalls invite you to linger, feast and buy. Maybe you will find the perfect handicraft gift for your loved ones at home!