Merano & Surroundings | Hotel Ladurner | Merano, South Tyrol
South Tyrol is not only the land of mountains, but also the land of culture, of castles, palaces and monuments. Old and new combine in a wonderful way. Discover the enchanting Merano.
Around 15 B.C., the Romans occupied the entire Etschtal (Adige Valley) and, due to the thoroughly lush vegetation and mild climate, called this land area “Maia” – after the month of May (maius) – the spring most identified with blossoming.
Merano and its immediate surroundings are home to many art-historical treasures and attractions
Merano, with its special geographical location, has a unique microclimate. Surrounded by a beautiful mountain landscape and admist the typical local vegetation, plants such as oaks, eucalyptus, pines, agaves and olive trees as well as exotic plants such as palms, bamboo and cacti thrive here.
are among the most beautiful gardens in Italy!
Plant species from all over the world thrive in over 80 garden landscapes. Experience stations and artists’ pavilions turn the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle into a colourful world of adventure. Cultural, musical and gastronomic events round off the offer.
Mentioned in 1227 as an important testimony to wine culture. It houses a wine museum and a restaurant. Weekly wine tastings. Conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.
Find relaxation in the beautiful Merano landscape and get your mind and soul fit. In addition to the numerous promenades, parks and paths in and around Merano, the surrounding area also offers a variety of sports and hiking opportunities.
The town’s characteristic image includes the many promenades and green spaces, living proof of the mild climate and Merano’s special position in the Alps. The well-known climatic health resort of Merano has 18 km of promenade paths and 16 ha of parks.
The well-known South Tyrolean Waalwege are easy to reach, mostly very comfortable and ideal for walks with children. The special charm is defined by the quietly rippling water courses of the Waale and the varied routes, partly through orchards and meadows, partly through wooded sections.
Popular hiking and excursion destinations are for example the hiking- and skiing area Falzeben (Hafling) – Meran 2000, the Sonnenberg Panoramaweg, the Meraner Höhenwege, Vigiljoch (ideal for families with children), the Knottenkino in Vöran as well as the Leiteralm. Many hiking possibilities are waiting for you.
We rent out men’s bikes/mountain bikes and women’s bikes free of charge. We recommend the Passer cycle path: cycle tour from Merano to St. Leonhard – 19 km. The Passer accompanies the cyclist along the entire cycle path. The cycle path itself is well developed and signposted, it is close to nature and mainly with gravel and crushed stone surface.