Merano is located in a strategic position for motorcycle tours in South Tyrol. The city, as well as for its beauty, is famous for its mild climate and its thermal springs.
Besides that, Merano offers a wide range of activities and interesting places to visit. In this article, we will list the five things not to be missed in Merano.
- Walk along the Passer river
- Trauttmansdorff Botanical Garden
- Historic center of Merano
- Castle of Tyrol
- Merano Thermal Baths
- WHERE TO SLEEP
Walk along the Passer river
The walk along the Passirio river is one of the most beautiful and relaxing activities to do in Merano. Along the river you can admire beautiful mountain landscapes and stroll through the parks and green areas of the city. The walk is suitable for people of all ages and is approximately 4 km long.
Trauttmansdorff Botanical Garden
The Trauttmansdorff Botanical Garden is one of the most beautiful and famous gardens in Europe. It is located a few kilometers from the center of Merano and was opened to the public in 2001. The garden has an area of about 12 hectares and is home to a vast array of plants and flowers from all over the world.
Historic center of Merano
The historic center of Merano is an unmissable place for anyone visiting the city. The old town is full of historic buildings, churches, shops and restaurants, and offers a wide range of activities and places to visit. The historic center is also famous for its weekly market, held every Saturday morning.
Castle of Tyrol
The Castle of Tyrol it is located on a hill overlooking Merano and is one of the most beautiful castles in South Tyrol. The castle dates back to the XNUMXth century and was used as the residence of the Counts of Tyrol. Today the castle houses a museum that tells the story of the region and its traditions.
Merano Thermal Baths
The Merano Thermal Baths are one of the most famous and appreciated places in the city. The spas offer a range of spa and wellness treatments, including thermal baths, massages and a sauna. The thermal baths are surrounded by a thermal park of 52.000 mXNUMX, which offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains.
WHERE TO SLEEP
There are many hotels and accommodations in Merano, both in the center and in the surrounding area, surrounded by greenery. But having chosen the town as the starting point of our tours in South Tyrol, we preferred to stay in the center and a few passivated from the thermal baths, where you can relax and warm up after a long, fresh ride through the passes of the surrounding peaks.
THESplendid Europe Hotel is located in the heart of Merano, at the beginning of the pedestrian street and with the possibility of parking motorcycle in a comfortable and safe garage a few meters away. An ancient residence, with the typical charm of art nouveau, with an elegant but informal bar and restaurant available to guests and passers-by, the Liberty's, where you can taste an excellent Gugelhupf, the favorite dessert of the Austrian emperor Franz Joseph, but also excellent cocktails and appetizers.
All rooms and suites in which they combine classic design and modern comfort, with a view of the historic center and the peaks surrounding Merano. To further enrich your stay you will find an excellent breakfast full of freshly baked products and sweets.
Last but not least, the possibility of using the Merano Thermal Baths, which are located just a hundred meters across the river, with a discount dedicated to guests, a real panacea for the backs of us motorcyclists and for the well-being of our female passengers.
Merano is a city that offers a wide range of activities and interesting places to visit. In this article we have listed the five things not to be missed in Merano: the walk along the Passirio river, the Trauttmansdorff botanical garden, the historic center of Merano, the Tirolo Castle and the Merano Thermal Baths. Each of these places offers a unique and unmissable experience, which cannot be missed during a visit to the city.