The nearby spa town of Meran is a wonderful destination to stroll, browse and relax. When you’re enjoying a good cappuccino and an authentic South Tyrolean strudel in one of the welcoming cafes or a spa day at the Meran spas, time loses all meaning. Don’t forget to take a trip to the Castle Trauttmansdorff botanical gardens or the Tyrol Castle bird sanctuary with its unique raptor show.
The botanical gardens in Meran attract countless tourists and visitors each year. Castle Trauttmansdorff is the centrepiece of the garden, and was the residence of Empress Elisabeth of Austria during her health sojourns to the area. Covering around 12 hectares, it comprises over 80 brightly-hued garden landscapes with an endless variety of plants which never fails to amaze visitors. Fascinating exhibitions are held in the nearby museum, Touriseum, and the castle also organises countless highlights, events and offers to make your trip even more fun!
In the new Therme Meran you can experience rest, healing and relaxation in an endless variety of forms. The 7,650 m2 sauna complex houses 25 pools, 8 saunas and steam baths, a fitness centre with modern equipment, an innovative spa & vitality centre and a welcoming bistro.