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The Kurhaus in Meran / Merano

Vacationing in Meran / Merano,
the historical health resort city.

Fortresses and churches, but also the central arcades and city gates testify to the rich history of the city of Meran / Merano and its role as the center of Tyrol in the Middle Ages. At the same time, the magnificent 19th-century buildings and the promenades along the Passer River call the Belle Époque to mind. Besides the numerous sights, historical buildings, and monuments in Meran / Merano, one can also admire contemporary sculptures in the city center. Long-established institutions enrich the city's cultural offerings, as do the new museums and art galleries.
Meran / Merano is characterized by extensive parks and green promenades, botanical gardens and numerous waterways. It boasts a delightful Alpine-Mediterranean atmosphere and urban flair in the old part of town, where you can stroll amidst medieval arcades and charming historical buildings dating back to the Belle Époque. You can admire the snow-capped summits of the nearby mountains looming over the exotic plants of the award-winning Trauttmansdorff Castle gardens while on a shopping spree along the Passer River Promenade.

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Hiking trails in Meran / Merano and environs

Active vacationing and relaxation.
A wide range of options.

Embedded in a verdant valley, surrounded by majestic mountain peaks, Meran / Merano offers vacationers seeking rest and relaxation Mediterranean flair against an alpine backdrop. The famed Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle on the eastern outskirts of town are among the most-beautiful botanical gardens in the world. Then there are the many hiking trails in the vicinity of Meran / Merano. Above the city, the Meran 2000 Ski and Hiking Area, vacationers will be hard pressed to choose from the wealth of options, including mountainbike routes, hiking trails, climbing routes with safety lines, and formidable summits to conquer. On the other hand, the thermal baths of Meran / Merano are the epitome of high-quality wellness and relaxation.

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The culinary delights of South Tyrol

Dining & drinking
The culinary delights of South Tyrol.

Against a breathtakingly beautiful alpine-Mediterranean backdrop, visitors can enjoy an aperitif with traditional Italian dishes and antipasti, then continue with typical South Tyrolean dishes. The cuisine is both elegant and down to earth. Mediterranean and alpine recipes have been blended to evolve into a separate and unique culinary tradition. In Meran / Merano, you'll find both fine restaurants boasting a Michelin star and simple eateries offering regional and rustic taste treats. And you can choose from among the finest wines to accompany your meal. At the Farmer's Market, farmers sell local products and can provide some useful tips about restaurants and dishes.

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Food & Wine

Come take a South Tyrolean gourmet journey!

Against an alpine-Mediterranean backdrop, guests can sip their aperitif before embarking on a culinary journey beginning with classic Italian antipasti and continuing on through authentic South Tyrolean main courses. Refined and down to earth, Mediterranean recipes and alpine culinary traditions came together here to form a unique cuisine. In Meran / Merano, you'll find both award-winning restaurants boasting Michelin stars and simple rustic eateries offering regional and country meals. Fine vintages from the town's wine cellars to accompany your meal. At the farmer's market, you'll find products from Meran / Merano and its vicinity – and the farmers are always happy to give some advice about restaurants and dishes.

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Sight-seeing

Recommended outings and day trips.
Sight-seeing.

Fortresses and churches, but also the central arcades and city gates testify to the rich history of the city of Meran / Merano and its role as the center of Tyrol in the Middle Ages. At the same time, the magnificent 19th-century buildings and the promenades along the Passer River call the Belle Époque to mind. Besides the numerous sights, historical buildings, and monuments in Meran / Merano, one can also admire contemporary sculptures in the city center. Long-established institutions enrich the city's cultural offerings, as do the new museums and art galleries.

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