Merano, the historic Alpine town with Mediterranean flair

Merano is famous for its promenade and cafés, palm trees, the botanical gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, museums worth seeing and the thermal baths. Surrounded by the impressive mountain world of the Texel Group, Merano is very popular, especially because of its alpine-mediterranean climate. The old town, between the medieval arcades and imposing buildings from the Belle Epoque, impresses young and old with its flair.

The wide range of cultural events on offer extends from the Merano Spring to the Grape Festival and Merano Christmas, from the Merano Music Weeks to the Merano WineFestival.



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Trauttmansdorff Castle and its botanical gardens

Spring is the best time to visit the famous Botanical Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle in Merano. The Touriseum center there gives interesting insight into the history of the place, while the blossoming plants and flowers, local and exotic, make for a simply breathtaking spectacle.

Therme Merano

Terme Merano is the wellness oasis of the spa town of Merano. Behind the purist design architecture, the great spa tradition of Merano is taken up and reinterpreted. Pleasure in the feel-good worlds: Pools & Sauna, Spa & Vital, Medical Spa, Fitness, Bistro

Castle Tirol

South Tyrolean museum for cultural and regional history. Explore the museum trail or read all about the family castle of the Counts of Tyrol.

Messner Mountain Museum

Reinhold Messner has dedicated a museum project to the mountain and its culture with five unusual locations in the magnificent landscape of the Alps. The Messner Mountain Museum is a meeting place with the mountain, with humanity and ultimately with itself.

The "iceman" Ötzi at the archaeology museum

The importance of the find and the exhibition in the Archaeological Museum.
The South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in Bolzano-South Tyrol, which opened on 28 March 1998, documents the prehistory and early history of South Tyrol from the end of the last Ice Age (15,000 BC) to the time of Charlemagne (around 800 AD) on an area of 1,200 m². The Iceman and his accompanying finds occupy a central position in the exhibition area within the historical framework.