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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff

Via San Valentino 51/A, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 255600
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Spectacular Gardens, even in the off season

So this place was recommended to us by our Hotel and we were not disappointed. Even though in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brampton, Canada
via mobile
Jewel in Merano

the wonderful Sissi Way leads you at the end to the wonderful Botanical Garden of Merano. What a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
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Insights into exotic Mediterranean landscapes and views of the surrounding mountain chains and sun-kissed Merano: The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle comprises eighty natural and cultivated landscapes nestled into a natural amphitheatre, a wide array of themed gardens, and numerous Artist Pavilions and Experience Stations. Visitors find the extraordinary combination of nature, culture and art at South Tyrol's most popular attraction absolutely enchanting. The interplay of historical and contemporary architecture, a rich variety of events, and seasonal blooming throughout the course of the year all make Trauttmansdorff an experience for all five senses and for visitors of all ages. After being named Italy's Most Beautiful Garden in 2005 and Europe's No. 6 Garden in 2006, Trauttmansdorff was honored with the International Garden of the Year award in 2013, thus joining the ranks of the world's most important and beautiful gardens and parks. The Touriseum, the spirited museum housed inside Trauttmansdorff Castle, now spotlights recent tourism history and features new exhibits about the castle's VIP guests.
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Via San Valentino 51/A, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 255600
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So this place was recommended to us by our Hotel and we were not disappointed. Even though in October, there was a lot that was not in bloom, it was still worth the trip. The views from up the side of the hill are spectacular...More

Thank PaulKP1992
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the wonderful Sissi Way leads you at the end to the wonderful Botanical Garden of Merano. What a Jewel , don't miss to walk up to the Lovers Garden and take in the spectacular views. A sure must if you are visiting Merano.

Thank mcegap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's no point in repeating what everyone else has written about this stunning garden, just visit it yourself as you will not be disappointed! Just ensure you give yourself plenty of time to fully enjoy the experience.

Thank Rowz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow this garden visit was really exiting. Not a garden expert even I cherished these beautiful gardens. Well worth a visit!

Thank Anita v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These gardens have a perfect layout to entice you to spend a day strolling the paths and inspecting all the different varieties of plants there. Highlights for us were the range of dahlias and the tropical greenhouse. It would have been nice to do the...More

Thank cherri_d
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

A glorious garden environment which is within easy walking distance from the centre of Merano.. be prepared to spend the whole day... it will amaze you

Thank Alistair F
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is one of the finest gardens in the world. The range of plants & trees, the design & scale of the plantings, the size & age of certain specimens - all are outstanding. Allow a minimum of 3 hrs, easy to stay longer (some...More

Thank yogayogi
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It takes days to discover all the beauty which is taken care of by the most amazing team of gardeners.

Thank th0mas1960
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Gardens are absolutely amazing, very well kept,beautyful, instructive. Its easy to spend a full day there without getting tierd. Great experience also for young children and teens. There is also a very interesting museum of tourism worth being visited with attention. Guides availabel.

Thank Nikolaus T
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The castle part holds a museum to tourism, which was very interesting to see how the area has developed over the years. The gardens are very extensive and well kept. Ideal for families or couples of all ages. A great selection of plants from all...More

Thank IntrepidAbroad
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13 August 2017|
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Response from Melanie S | Property representative |
Hi BoFreeman, it depends on the weather, but last year the gardens in the first november week were really beautyfull. Maybe take a look at our homepage or look what we post on facebook. Best regards, Melanie
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16 December 2016|
Response from Vimmy A |
Is it interesting to visit in end october , merano ...are there any nearby villages to stay for cheap ?? will it be less cooler than dolomites ?
12 December 2016|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
it is so large there is always something to see. there is also an indoor tourist museum .