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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff

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What a little gem

Nestled on the slopes of breathtaking alpine valley bathed in late November sunshine this felt like... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Outstanding gardens, can easily spend the day here, bit of an effort waking uphill on occasion but... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Via San Valentino 51/A, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 255600
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All reviews botanical gardens something for everyone plants and flowers viewing platform four hours an absolute fabulous gardens palm cafe suspension bridge overlooking the lake worth the entrance fee number bus different sections italian garden castle museum few hours worth the trip
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nestled on the slopes of breathtaking alpine valley bathed in late November sunshine this felt like a garden of Eden. Gardens around old castle are designed and created in such fashions that there’s always something wonderful to watch or to be surprised by around next...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Outstanding gardens, can easily spend the day here, bit of an effort waking uphill on occasion but its worth it

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

🇰🇼This is a place your u have to visit if you are in era o or close by. Amazing do not miss it. 🇰🇼Ashkn Family🇰🇼

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A A
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Very beautiful and interesting gardens, very well laid-out, well-balanced and well-maintained (by a crew of some 30 full-time gardeners). A must see for garden lovers. In every season some flowers or trees will be blossoming. This was end-of-September-time, next time we should probably come back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eelco2013
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Beautiful gardens. Lots of history. Well planned gardens. Lots if information about the castles history and tourism in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lkrlam
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Started just 25 years ago, the gardens are amazingly mature and varied. It’s more a hillside set of paths than the level gardens of a Capetown or Victoria, so a bit of a challenge for those with difficulty walking. The grooming, labelling and variety are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

What a fantastic place. Incredibly well curated. You could spend hours in this place and not get bored. The view from the viewing platform is amazing. Lakes, lillies and restaurants.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IanG762
Reviewed 5 September 2018

An amazing garden, with an amazing view all around it, there is a lot to see here, and there are several places where you can sit and relax with a drink and a snack.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OJG2013
Reviewed 5 September 2018

It's worth getting to the top sections of the garden, to enjoy the views - there is a platform, too. Look out for the parrots.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LouiseMerano
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Beautiful setting and the gardens are 1st class. We'll laid out into different areas of interest and themes. The areas are clearly signposted with nice paved walkways. It's vast and a bit hilly in places so if you have difficulty walking then you may not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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 originalbriandeyoung | Reviewed this property |
it is so large there is always something to see. there is also an indoor tourist museum .