Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens, Merano

(4.8/5 based on 2,000+ reviews on the web)
Begun about 1850, Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens contains about 80 different gardens of local and exotic plants, which are organized by region of origin. You can explore areas populated by coniferous and deciduous trees from the Americas, sun gardens of cultivated plants typical in the Mediterranean, terraced gardens designed in the formal English manner, and huge sections covered by flowering oleanders and ancient olive trees. The site also contains an aviary, a Japanese alluvial forest, rice terraces, and a tea plantation. The gardens not only shelter colorful plants from around the globe, but also offer panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the popular spa resort town of Merano. Daily guided tours are available, with no pre-booking required. Check online for opening hours and all upcoming special events and activities. Plan your visit to Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Merano trip itinerary builder.
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  • The best times to enjoy the beautiful gardens are the winter and spring. is the ideal place to spend an entire day of wonderful plants. I recommend you to visit the cave, is a bit hidden, but it is very nice.
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  • Very well kept Park. I'm walking like there and was very often with my late father worked
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  • Let me start by saying I'm a gardener and am biased ... but this botanical garden and just beautiful and well cared for. I recommend it!!!
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