Holidays in Meran and Environs
The Merano region is one of the most diverse holiday regions in the Alps. Mediterranean climate, subtropical flora – a blend of impressive mountains and South Tyrolean hospitality. The picturesque spa-town of Merano is located in the heart of Meran and Environs. Even Empress Sissi fell in love with the beauty of this town and spent lots of time there, enjoying the beneficial effects of the climate.
Whether you want to go on a shopping spree through town, enjoy the beautiful nature and superb food or discover the varied culture and sport life of Merano, you'll be delighted with the huge variety of attractions the Meraner Land has to offers! Pure flair!
Spa-town of Merano
The spa-town of Merano enchants every visitor. Endless walks in a sea of flowers on the promenades. Peaceful strolls through Merano's medieval town centre with its many shops, restaurants and cafes. Experience the „Dolce Vita feeling“, sipping from a fragrant cappuccino, sitting under a palm tree with a breath-taking view over the South Tyrolean Alps.
Shopping in Merano & Tirolo
Shopping on vacation in Meran and Environs – could it get any better? From the Sandplatz, walk through the Bozner Tor and enter Merano's unique shopping district – Leonardo da Vinci Street – the medieval arcade alley – Rennweg and Freiheit Strasse – shops and boutiques for every taste – both for her and him. Scattered all around town, the many welcoming and cosy bars and cafes invite you to linger and enjoy. And Tirolo, too, offers many small shops for exciting shopping sprees.
The botanic Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle
It's no coincidence that the botanical gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle in Merano have been voted Italy's most beautiful gardens. If you're a nature lover or simply love plants, you have to visit the botanical gardens of Trauttmansdorff! All around, gardens and plants from all over the world. The castle also houses the Touriseum, a museum of South Tyrol's tourism history. With over 80 different themed installations and a number of art & experience stations, the botanical gardens a very special place!
Therme Merano – Wellness for body and soul
Find a very special oasis of peace right in the heart of the spa-town of Merano: welcome to the Therme Meran. An ancient park meets modern architecture – the right place to relax and unwind. Soak up the heat of the sauna, swim a few lanes, sunbathe and choose from a vast selection of beauty treatments… or just relax in peace - treat yourself to a spa-day in Merano on your holiday in Meran and Environs.
Merano's popular promenades and boulevards unfold on both sides of the Passer river. A highlight among our guests is the falconry promenade in Tirolo, which offers an extensive and breath-taking panoramic view.
The Tappeinerweg trail is the most famous promenade in Merano and is the continuation of the Gilf promenade near the Zeno Castle. This path sits at an altitude of 380 meters and runs from the east- to the west-side of Merano.
Our tip: in spring, take advantage of your free MeranCard Dorf Tirol to explore Meran and Environs by public transport. The card also gives you free access to 90 different museums.