Merano, South Tyrol, Italy
Merano is an Italian town of 41,152 inhabitants in Italy. Considered a health resort since the nineteenth century , Merano was initially oriented towards tourism for the elderly , thanks to the mild climate and the quiet that characterize it. One of the top skiing areas and also you can spend some nice time here.
Attractions near Merano
Castel Tirolo, located near Tirolo, is the manor from which the counts of Tyrol originated and the cradle of the territory that took their name from them. It was the ancestral seat of the Counts of Tyrol and gave the whole Tyrol region its name. It was this magnificent castle that dominated not only the near-by hamlet of Tirolo but the entire region of Tyrol. The castle has served as the site of a museum since the early 1980s. Since 2003, Tyrol Castle houses the South Tyrolean Museum of Histo
The gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle are located on the eastern outskirts of Merano in South Tyrol. The botanical garden of the spa town of Merano, named after its landmark Trauttmansdorff Castle, covers an area of around twelve hectares. Natural and cultural landscapes from all over the world, botanical rarities, themed gardens as well as local vegetation images of the province of South Tyrol form the focus of the garden design.
Trauttmansdorf Castle is a castle located in Merano. It houses the Touriseum , the provincial museum of tourism. In 2001 the botanical garden surrounding the castle was opened: Touriseum and gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle. It is home to the Touriseum, a museum of tourism and since 2001 the surrounding grounds have been open as the Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens, a botanical garden.
The Val Senales is a valley of the Alps of the southern Rhaetian Alps located in the Trentino-Alto Adige 10 km from Merano, taking its name from the town of Senales and its Senales river flowing in the valley. In it are located the centers of Maso Corto, Vernago, Monte Santa Caterina, Certosa, Madonna di Senales and the Gruppo di Tessa nature park. The Vernagt-Stausee reservoir is located in the valley. Braunes Bergschaf, a rare breed of domesticated sheep, is raised there.
The Val Passiria is a valley Alpine Post in Alto Adige, northeast of Merano, one of the Ötztal Alps and the Stubai Alps. The valley is crossed by the Passirio stream which flows into the Adige near Merano. The Val Passiria cycle path develops along the valley, which winds through the nature of the landscape and the Passirio stream.
The Val d'Ultimo is a 40 km long valley in the western area of ' Alto Adige ending Lana. The valley has all the characteristics of the traditional Tyrolean valleys: ancient farms, green meadows, dense forests, and high mountains. In particular, the Ultental Valley is surrounded by the peaks of the south-eastern Ortles Group, one of the highest peaks in the area. The highest part of the valley is part of the Stelvio National Park.
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Home to the spectacular sawtoothed Dolomites, the semi-autonomous provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol are packed with stunning landscapes. The region has long enticed hikers, climbers, poets and fresh-air fanciers, with the scenic Sella Ronda remaining one of the world's most iconic skiing and cycling circuits.