Merano is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Alto Adige - South Tyrol as many of the city’s star attractions are nearby. The Merano Thermal Baths and the Kurhaus Conference Venue are amongst the many popular destinations in the area. And don’t miss the Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens and the St. Augustine Church.
You’ll find plenty of interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Merano. Take a guided tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the beautiful displays at the Messner Mountain Museum Firmian in Bolzano, the Museo Archeologico dell'Alto Adige and the Museo di Scienze Naturali dell'Alto Adige. Visit City Gallery in Bolzano and the Museion Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, to get your fill of art.
While you are in and around Merano, treat yourself with a visit to Victory Monument in Bolzano, the Piazza della Vittoria and Piazza Walther. Learn more about the events of the past by exploring some heritage sites, such as Maretsch Castle in Bolzano and Runkelstein Castle. Whatever your religious background, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at sacred places like Dominican Church in Bolzano.
Spend a few hours with fellow sports fans at Palaonda, Bolzano, cheering on the much-loved Bolzano-Bozen Foxes. On game days follow the river of red and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fans in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
Finding somewhere comfortable to base yourself within the Merano area is simple. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Four Points by Sheraton Bolzano, the Parkhotel Laurin, Bolzano, and the popular Hotel Therme Meran.