22.7.2017: A stroll through Brixen

Today, we start our holiday with a stroll throug Brixen, to have a look to the town.

We walk the pedestrian zone in the old town.

Inside the parish church

The Domplatz (cathedral square)

When the cathedral bells ring, he dog has to join in howling.

The cathedral

The Domplatz of Brixen with the parish church and the cathedral.  Click here or into the picture for a larger display.


Once more the cathedral and the Domplatz.

Altar room of the cathedral

View from the altar to the main entrance of Brixen´s cathedral.



Panoramic picture of Brixen´s Domplatz.



Moat aroun the Hofburg

Inside the Hofburg.

Hofburg square

Hofburg square

We walk the narrow streets of the old town.


On our way back we drive  up the narrow mountain road to Elvas. Nice view  ...

 ... down to Brixen from the drive.

The church of the village of Elvas.

View over the Eisack valley to the Sarntal Alps.

A short stop at the pond called Laugensee.

Great hairy willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum)

Panoramic picture of the Laugensee. Click here or into the picture for a larger display.

Lucy was a bit out of estimation when raging around, so she fell into the water. But at nearly 30 °C, she would not undercool ...

Am Ufer wächst Reed, rattail and water-plantain (Alisma plantago-aquatica)

Back at the hotel, resting at the pond.