A holiday in Merano means experiencing South Tyrol's diversity up close. You spend your holiday in Merano in South Tyrol between alpine pastures and palm trees. In a Mediterranean climate you can enjoy the view of the surrounding mountains. The spa town and its surroundings present themselves with South Tyrolean flair and Mediterranean influences. For example, you can enjoy traditional South Tyrolean dishes on a rustic alpine pasture and then enjoy an original Italian espresso in the centre. It is precisely this contrast and diversity that make your holiday in Merano in South Tyrol so unique and irresistible.
The cultural heritage of South Tyrol is carefully preserved. Cultural holidaymakers will find numerous sights in Merano and its surroundings with very different themes. Very close by are the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle with over 80 garden landscapes from all over the world or the picturesque Schenna Castle with the unique collections of Archduke Johann.
All around Merano there are the sensational archaeological site of the glacier mummy Ötzi in Val Senales, the oldest conifers in Europe, the 2000 year old primeval larch in Val d'Ultimo and the Andreas Hofer Museum in Val Passiria.
Contemporary excursion destinations such as the "Knottnkino", an open-air work of art in Verano high above Merano, also enjoy great popularity.
There is much to see during your holiday in Merano in South Tyrol. We have listed some of the most important sights for you here. Of course we will help you in your hotel in Scena near Merano to plan your holiday in Merano in South Tyrol and recommend cultural and natural monuments worth seeing.
The famous Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle can be reached from your hotel near Merano in only five minutes by car. In Trauttmansdorff a beautiful sight awaits you: On an area of twelve hectares, more than 80 exotic garden landscapes with the most diverse plants from all over the world are spread out. Did you know that some animals live in the gardens? To visit them is a highlight especially for the little holidaymakers in Merano in South Tyrol. Rabbits, sheep and dwarf goats, snakes, Chinese ducks and Japanese carps, live in the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle.
If you are interested in the history of tourism and holidays in Merano and the whole of South Tyrol, the Provincial Museum of Tourism is the right place for you. The adventure museum tells the entire history and development of tourism in the Alpine region. The tour of the Touriseum, which is housed in Trauttmansdorff Castle, is included in the entrance ticket to the Gardens.
Two of the most important attractions during your holiday in Merano in South Tyrol are the Kurhaus and the Puccini Theatre. They are located directly on the Passerpromenade in the city centre. Thanks to the unique architecture and beauty of the rooms, they are often used as venues for concerts, conferences or other events. Maybe during your holiday in Merano there will be an event in the Kurhaus or in the Puccini theatre...
Yout should at least have seen the Terme Merano from the outside during your holiday in Merano in South Tyrol. It was opened in 2005 and is now one of the most important sights in Merano in South Tyrol. In addition to the 25 outdoor and indoor pools and the various saunas, the spa also has a fitness centre, a spa and vitality area and a bistro.
Empress Elisabeth was probably one of the most famous celebrities who spent her holidays in Merano in South Tyrol. With her visits she has contributed greatly to the fame of the spa town and a holiday in Merano in South Tyrol. In 1903 a monument made of Lasa marble was erected in her honour, which you can visit during your holiday in Merano in South Tyrol in the Sissi Park.
A holiday with the family in South Tyrol is synonymous with games, fun and excitement for young and old. Our hotel near Merano is the ideal holiday home for your holidays with your family. It convinces with a quiet location and comfortable rooms and family suites. So you and your children can rest without any problems. At the same time our hotel is centrally located. In only ten minutes you can reach the spa town of Merano and the family-friendly ski and hiking area Merano 2000 - simply ideal! Merano 2000 scores in winter above all with guaranteed snow, gentle slopes and many hours of sunshine. Furthermore, your little ones will have a great time in the open-air playground "Luckis Kinderland".
But there are also numerous alternatives waiting for you: the alpine bobsleigh on Merano 2000, the Terme Merano, the archaeological museum in Bolzano with the glacier mummy Ötzi, the old town of Merano with its arcades, the railway museum in Rablà... See for yourself what you can experience here with us. We look forward to seeing you!