Worth seeing: the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle and more

Sights & attractions in and around the spa town of Meran

When you’re on holiday at the Hotel Wessobrunn, boredom is not on the agenda: numerous activities and sights are just waiting for you to discover them. We are happy to give you advice and tips for planning your excursions. Just get in touch. Together, we will make your holiday an unforgettable experience.

Trauttmansdorff Castle

Trauttmansdorff Castle, with its botanical garden and tourism museum, is one of the most popular destinations in South Tyrol. Its unique natural, artistic, and cultural offerings invite you to linger and discover.

Distance: 7km

Messner Mountain Museums

In six museums, world-famous South Tyrolean extreme mountaineer Reinhold Messner explores the theme of mountains, the encounter between man and mountain, and the cultures of mountain people. Visitors can expect six different experiences across six exhibitions in six different locations.


Juval Castle: 20km
MMM Firmian: 31km
MMM Ortles: 65km
MMM Ripa: 110km
MMM Corones: 130km
MMM Dolomites: 150km

Tirolo/Tirol Castle

Perched high above Meran, Tirolo/Tirol Castle was built in the 12th century. Today, it houses the Museum of Culture and Provincial History as well as a care centre for birds.

Distance: 3km

Tappeinerweg trail

The Tappeinerweg trail leads from Gratsch to Meran. Thanks to its sunny location, it is a popular walking trail all year round and impresses with its magnificent views and vegetation.

Distance: 0km

Merano/Meran 2000

The skiing and hiking area Merano/Meran 2000 delights in summer with endless Alpine meadows for hiking – and in winter with perfectly groomed slopes for skiing and snowboarding. You will find a suitable activity for everyone here.

Distance: 8km

Terme Merano/Therme Meran

Terme Merano/Therme Meran sprawl across 7,650m2, offering numerous pools, a large outdoor sunbathing area, and a range of well-being treatments. Here you can relax between the South Tyrolean mountains and the Mediterranean flora.

Distance: 3km


The MuseumPasseier is located at the Sandwirt, the birthplace of Tyrolean freedom fighter Andreas Hofer, in Val Passiria/Passeiertal. Visitors can learn useful facts about the history of Val Passiria/Passeiertal through various exhibitions.

Distance: 19km


The Knottnkino is a large open-air cinema between heaven and earth; located between Hafling and Vöran, it offers a breathtaking view of the entire Val d’Etsch/Etschtal valley and the impressive mountain world. PS: In the South Tyrolean dialect, “Knottn” translates to “rock”, and “Kino” is German for cinema.

Distance: 20km

Train World

Experience the railway world in miniature: this is possible at the Train World in Rabland. It is home to the largest digital model railway in Italy. Numerous details and interactive elements amaze all who visit.

Distance: 8km

Women’s Museum

The Meran Women’s Museum invites visitors to explore the history of women through the ages. On display are clothes, accessories, and everyday tools – and even a historical kitchen.

Distance: 3km

South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

The South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in Bolzano is home to one of the most famous mummies in the world: Ötzi, the Iceman. Visitors to the museum can learn everything about his equipment, his clothing, and his life.

Distance: 36km