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The spa town of Merano - Where culture, nature and urban flair meet.

The elegant, historic city on the Passer is a symbiosis of Mediterranean dolce vita and Alpine mountains and has become known as the pearl of South Tyrol.

Shopping in the old town

The unique town of Merano is only five kilometres away and boasts numerous cultural sights, green parks, a historic old town and many opportunities for strolling, shopping or exploring. Experience Merano's many facets at any time of year: marvel at the snow-covered mountain peaks of the surroundings while treating yourself to a delicious cappuccino on the Tappeiner Promenade and enjoying the warm rays of the sun. The wellness oasis Terme Merano provides plenty of relaxation.

The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle

Welcome to the blooming Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, where over eighty garden worlds with plants from every corner of the globe are nestled into a dramatic twelve-hectare amphitheatre. With Trauttmansdorff Castle towering above, the sun-kissed resort town of Merano below, and spectacular views of mountains everywhere you turn, the Gardens will sweep you into an exotic Mediterranean world.


In the middle of the city of Merano is the huge area of the racecourse, which is the scene of countless international competitions with hurdle races, hunt races, cross country as well as flat races. The unique structure was built in 1935 and, in addition to the grandstand, has restaurants and a playground for your children. Annually, the racing events take place between May and October.

Tappeiner trail

A wonderful promenade connects Merano with Algund/Lagundo. Algund, via the Küchelberg, is only 2.5 km from the centre of Merano – or you can choose to go in the opposite direction and start in Algund.

Flying shows of birds of prey at Castle Tyrol

There is something to be viewed at the castle hill of Tirol Castle that is unique for South Tyrol. It is Tirol Castle’s care centre for birds. There demonstrations of various local birds of prey take place daily. An unusual experience and not only for children!

Labyrinth garden at winery Kränzel in Tscherms/Cermes

A living museum and a garden covering 20,000 square metres featuring a labyrinth made of vines are ideal for discovering, admiring and relaxing. Descriptions of the art of winegrowing both then and now inform visitors about the production and sale of this noble liquid. The Kränzelhof combines living traditions with modern cultural and artistic activities, addressing and bringing forth the personal creativity that exists inside each of us.

Knottenkino “outdoor cinema” in Hafling/Vöran

Who ever said that a film must be made by human hand? That’s what the artist Franz Messner thought in the year 2000 when he had the idea of making 30 cinema chairs out of steel and chestnut-wood and placing them on the mountains over Merano, in front of the panoramic view of Rotstein-Kogel, halfway between Hafling/Avelengo and Vöran/Verano, thus creating a unique „cinema“.

Raiffeiner Orchid World

Marvel at the beautiful orchid blossoms and experience these unique plants with all your senses. There are various play areas for children as well as learning stations that entertainingly provide knowledge about how orchids grow and reproduce.