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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff

Via San Valentino 51/A, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 255600
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It's a great location and very well maintained. We visited a couple of days ago but I think that in... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Munich, Germany
Awesome Gardens!

Our host in Schenna recommended this place and these gardens were beyond our expectations. These... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Felixberto E
Coventry, Connecticut
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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 31 October 2017

It's a great location and very well maintained. We visited a couple of days ago but I think that in summer is like a dream. Simply beautiful and fully to recommend.

Thank Adis0n
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Our host in Schenna recommended this place and these gardens were beyond our expectations. These botanical gardens are just great, the variety of plants and bountiful beautiful flowers, the fantastic trees, like the streams running down from the mountain feeding ponds and even rice terraces!...More

Thank Felixberto E
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to the gardens. They are very extensive with a number of coffee shops. The bus service to and from the gardens is great so you don't need a car.

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 11 October 2017 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 1 October 2017 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 30 September 2017

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 28 September 2017

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 20 September 2017

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
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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 .