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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff

Via San Valentino 51/A, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 255600
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These gardens have a perfect layout to entice you to spend a day strolling the paths and inspecting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
Beauty and tranquility

A glorious garden environment which is within easy walking distance from the centre of Merano.. be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alistair F
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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 3 days 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank th0mas1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gardens are amazing and unbelievable value for money. It was €13 each to enter and the map suggests you need a minimum of 2 hours to go around the whole site. We ended up being there for 4-5 hours! Parking is €3.50 for the...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were only going to spend a couple of hours here but ended up staying the whole day. The gardens are truly magnificent with many different routes to take. The aviary was a bonus.

Thank Purplelucy
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A must see if you come to Merano! These immaculately kept gardens will enchant you as you walk through guided paths of flora all clearly labeled.

Thank ZairaG
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is my second time to visit this wonderful place! Simply amazing! If you are a garden enthusiast and a flower afficionado like me, then come see it! You will never get tired of it! We had a nice meal and a cup of coffee...More

Thank Abbey G
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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 .