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Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens

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Address: Via San Valentino 51a | 39012 Meran, 39012, Merano, Italy
Phone Number: 390473225600
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Insights into exotic Mediterranean landscapes and views of the surrounding...

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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Lovely Gardens!

The Italian version of Harlow Carr Gardens? Well laid out with many viewpoints but quite a few steep ramps and steps. Well worth a visit!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Guiseley, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Italian version of Harlow Carr Gardens? Well laid out with many viewpoints but quite a few steep ramps and steps. Well worth a visit!

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This complex is huge, and we weren't able to see all of it. We were highly impressed by what we had seen - a beautiful and well groomed Italian garden with many kinds of flowers and a beautiful museum about the history of tourism. This place definitely worth a visit if you are around.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic gardens. A day is not long enough to fully appreciate the flowers and plants. We walked from our hotel in Merano and it was well signposted

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are at the top end of Sissi Weg which you can walk up from the centre of Merano. Alternatively arrive by bus or drive (charge for car park in addition to admission for gardens). The gardens are stunning and well worth spending time in. There are also elevated platforms from which to view. There is a book in... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

something for everyone. it turned out to be a brilliant day out. spent over 4 hours just roaming the gardens a very tranquil afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Italy really knows how to do it !!! The gardens are magnificent , truly breathtaking . We walked the entire grounds & it was almost magical . Thank You !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some reviews and even the management say you can see this park in 3 hours. We have been 3 times now and not seen it all. There is so much to see. If you have not seen the goats, the bees, the suspension bridge, you have not yet seen it all. We would definitely go again. We suggest going BEFORE... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to see views and were amazed by the gorgeous gardens. Were an absolute delight to wander through. So well maintained and very beautiful.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely place with beautifully laid out gardens on the side of a mountain. The paths are well made, but sometimes steep.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can admire many natural and cultivated landscapes, an amazing combination of nature, culture and art. the Castle siting in the Gardens, houses the Touriseum, a very interesting and amusing tourism Museum of South Tyrol.

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