Tips for your Holiday in Merano
THE SIGHTS IN THE MERANO AREA
Merano and the surrounding area are just perfect for those who want to experience the cultural side of Scena. Castles and churches, the pergolas in the centre, Merano cathedral and the four towers on the old town boundary show Merano’s history as the regional capital of Tyrol and the town’s significance in the Middle Ages. The magnificent 19th century buildings are evidence of the town’s palatial history.
The entire region of South Tyrol offers countless opportunities for experiencing local history, the development of farming culture and life in the mountains first hand.
South Tyrol… land of churches, monasteries and museums. A day trip to one of these wonderful sites is highly recommended. It doesn’t matter if you make a tour of the Dolomites UNESCO world heritage site, a trip to Lago do Caldaro or even go to Verona to the opera. There are also other exciting attractions really close by, such as the archaeology museum in Bolzano or the Messner Mountain Museums, Tirolo Castle with its museum of local history and culture or the Touriseum in the Trauttmansdorff castle gardens in Merano.
Merano and Bolzano are ideal for retail therapy outings! Local, handmade clothing, food, designer objects or furniture can be found alongside more well known, international brands.
The typical pergolas in the Merano old town, with its 13th century arcades, provide the right kind of flair and, when this is coupled with the views of this magnificent mountain world, a first rate shopping experience is guaranteed.