Burnico (Bruneck) in Northern Italy

It is 46km, approximately 50 minutes from Misurina to Burnico.

Brunico Town in Northern Italy (Photos are from the guidebook brochure.)

Brunico Town in Northern Italy (Photos are from the guidebook brochure.)

Bruneck is the largest town in the Puster Valley in the Italian province of South Tyrol. It has a population of 15,491 inhabitant (Nov. 2010).

Burnico Town Map

Burnico Town Map

Historical tour of Burnico

Historical Tour of Burnico

Arrived at the intersection of main street first.

Arrived at the intersection of main street (Dante Alighieri Street) first.

St. Florian Church on the intersection

St. Florian Church on the intersection of Dante Alighieri Street

Church of the Holy Spirit on the intersection of Dante Alighieri Street

Church of the Holy Spirit on the intersection of Dante Alighieri Street

Bruneck lies at the confluence of the Ahr with the Rienz, which itself flows into the Eisack River.

Rienz River; Walked to the west from the Church of the Holy Spirit.

Rienz River; Walked to the west from the Church of the Holy Spirit.

Views of the Dante Alighieri Street

Views of the Dante Alighieri Street

Before long, you will see a khaki colored building. Tourist information office is in it.

Before long, you will see a khaki colored building. Tourist information office is in it.

Bruneck City Map

Bruneck City Map

The Gothic Style Ursuline Church is the center of Bruneck.

The Gothic Style Ursuline Church is the center of Bruneck.

Bell tower and Altar of the Ursuline Church

Bell tower and Altar of the Ursuline Church

Ursuline Church Square

Ursuline Church Square

From the Ursuline Church, going to the Stadtgasse street through this narrow gate.

From the Ursuline Church, going to the Stadtgasse street through this narrow gate.

Stadtgasse street of Bruneck

Stadtgasse street of Bruneck

The historic atmosphere of the Stadtgasse street.

The historic atmosphere of the Stadtgasse street.

Outer wall of a sports shop.

Outer wall of a sports shop.

The Central Street (Stadtgasse) is the main street of the historical center of Bruneck, largely retains its medieval appearance.

From the Stadtgasse street, walking to the Chentrale street in medieval character.

From the Stadtgasse street, walking to the Chentrale street in medieval character.

Leaving the Central Street through this gate.

Leaving the Central Street through this gate.

Scenery of the Rienz river bank.

Scenery of the Rienz river bank.

Distant view of the parish church of Assumption.

Distant view of the parish church of Assumption.

Distant view of the St. Catherine church Bruneck

Distant view of the St. Catherine church Bruneck

Unfortunately run out of time, I was not able to go to the both churchs. I had to return to Cortina d’Ampezzo.

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