Via dei Portici
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Jan K
Warwick, UK1,681 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
Bolzano’s traffic is very Italian, very hectic. Park near the train station, 1.50 euro per hour. 5 minutes walk into the centre. The road is pedestrianised, very busy. Had something to eat and drink on piazza Walter, most restaurants are not open all day and open after 6.
Written September 9, 2020
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Ralf K
Karlsruhe709 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
When you visit Merano it's a musst do to walk along this street. Lot's of shops and things to see. I love the fact that there are - unequal to many other cities - still a lot of individual stores and not only the shops you find in every city.
Written June 3, 2019
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Brian D
Ithaca, NY659 contributions
Aug 2016 • Friends
I wanted to rate it a four, except that we go here almost a few times a week. Last vist ( a month) we went 5 to 7 times a week. So really, it is a must do. Shops, restaurants, and bakeries. Expensive to cheap. Also the museum. The Farmers market is on one end and the Utzi museum is on the other. If you havent booked rooms yet, stay nearby, as everything is near this street that you will want to walk to . I see many people think this can be done in under an hour. I say no way. You can go for less time, but you can also spend significant time here. Or, a little, every time you come to do something else. Covered walkways on both sides of the street. NO PROBLEM IN RAIN.
Written August 16, 2016
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Gustavo P
Rio Grande Da Serra, SP690 contributions
It's a nice walk on the heart of Bolzano, with inumerous shops and places to eat.
I think the best way to enjoy it and not waste your time is to go thru it while going from the Archeological Museum to Renon cable car station ( a walk that takes 15-25 minutes depending on how fast you walk)
Written September 17, 2014
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Judy F
Basking Ridge, NJ220 contributions
Aug 2022
The stores are mostly closed on Sunday so make sure you choose another day to shop in this adorable town.
Written September 12, 2022
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ANGELO V
Milan, Italy2,613 contributions
Oct 2020
Via dei Portici (Laubengasse) is a 300 meters long street in Bolzano pedestrian area in the city center, with medieval porticoed buildings. Most buidings now host high-street shops.
Written October 20, 2020
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JMGeneva
Geneva, Switzerland1,842 contributions
Sep 2020
The main street in the old city, arcades on both sides... pleasant by any weather! Mostly small shops. Very nice indeed.
Written September 29, 2020
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KrisD_pl
Warsaw, Poland7,784 contributions
Feb 2019
A curving narrow street that became one of Bolzano's most known. Nowadays a shopping center but the view is still nice with arcades at many builings.
Written January 13, 2020
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Wally J
Charleston, SC30 contributions
Dec 2019
While we found the city as a whole and this street of shops very beautiful there were numerous scammers accosting people as they walked through the town. They seemed to target those who were alone and did not speak the language well. You had to be very aggressive to get them to leave you alone. They would try to get you to take an item out of their hand to look at an then berate you to pay them for it. During our trip which included Munich, Verona, Venice we never encountered anything of this magnitude. Bolzano officials need to get a better handle on these scammers.
Written January 7, 2020
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PaulB
Maastricht, The Netherlands3,041 contributions
Aug 2018 • Couples
The city of Bozen-Bolzano was founded around 1180. The Laubengasse or Via dei Portici in Italian, was the first street (and still is the main shopping street) and runs 300 meters from east to west.
The covered walkways underneath the arches are an attraction by itself.
Lovely painted and decorated vaults and some beautiful facades are a must see.
Written September 16, 2018
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