"City of flowers in spring, fun in the summer, the golden climate in autumn, the magic of Christmas in winter. City of health ... always. "
Nestled in a basin at the foot of the Tessa Group, it is a popular destination throughout the year thanks to events such as the famous Christmas markets, the Gran Prix horse race, the Meran WineFestival and attractions such as the ski slopes of the nearby Merano 2000, the beautiful gardens of Castel Trauttmansdorf and the Tappeiner promenades on the hill that rises towards Castel Tirolo; an area rich in vineyards. Here, you can enjoy an extraordinary view of the entire city centre, dotted with large green areas and apple orchards, a slice of the Val Venosta the Merano hinterland. The historic centre is characterized by the bell tower of the Duomo and the old munitions storehouse. The characteristic arcades are a paradise for shopping, and for local sparkling wines. Another wonderful meeting place is the Lungo Passirio, a promenade that runs along the eponymous river where you can see the unmistakable dome of the Kurhaus. Finally, Merano is also the ideal destination for lovers of cycling and hiking, thanks to the numerous bike paths and scenic mountain trails.