Glurns / Glorenza, the smallest city of South Tyrol. Also being called the jewel in the Venosta valley that surprise every visitor with its charming details.

Glurns/ Glorenza is officially a town even though having only 882 inhabitants. The town is being surrounded by a medieval fortification that creates a very authentic atmosphere not only for the inhabitants but also for the visitors specially during the Christmas market (Glurnser Advent).

The town was founded about 700 years ago,  since then have always played the role of a trade centre, the Mediaeval market town. Even today two important fairs take place there,  the Bartolomeo market in August and the so-called „Sealamorkt“ in November.

The city has been able to preserve its historic character as Mediaeval town and is considered an architectonic jewel. The city walls, the three watch towers and a series of fortified buildings surround a beautiful mixture of 16th century alleys, corners, marketplaces, town houses and arcades that create a charming, unique atmosphere.

The participants will have the opportunity to know the city through a guided tour offered by a local guide, in order to understand the way the town lives.


Travel and Living

Travel expenses will be paid by each participant (students or researchers). Living expenses like meals and accommodation for researchers will be paid by each participant.

Students will be hosted (thanks to a unibz grant) at Hotel Post, from dinner on Sunday, December 21st to brunch on Tuesday 23rd December, full board. Any extras (drinks, coffee, etc.) will be paid by each participant.


Hotel Information

Gasthof zur Post

Please, do not contact the hotel directly for reservations during the three days of the workshop, let us know your needs and we will keep in touch with the hotel.

 Gasthof Zur Post


How to arrive?

By train > a precise timetable will be added soon.

See Trenitalia website for travel from Bolzano-Bozen to Merano-Meran and Alto adige Trains for travel from Merano-Meran to Sluderno-Schluderns or Malles-Mals.

Please note, the city of Glurns-Glorenza does not have a railway station 

By Bus >

SAD – Local Transportation


By flight > closest airport

Verona airport

Bolzano airport

 Innsbruck  airport


* Special Notes:  extra details of how to arrive shall be provided in the following weeks.



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