Spa town Meran in South Tyrol

Alpine-Mediterranean lifestyle in Meran & environs

Thanks to its Mediterranean climate, Meran became known as a spa town during the 19th century. Many notable guests like Empress Sissi from Austria valued this mix of mild climate and southern vegetation amidst the enchanting alpine scenery of Meran & environs. Meran soon developed into a lively and flourishing spa town. The Alpine-Mediterranean flair of Meran is also due to its mild temperatures. The best way to enjoy it is with a walk along the renowned promenades in Meran.

Today, Meran in the Meran & environs holiday region is a popular holiday destination for active guests and pleasure seekers. The city of Meran is a rewarding destination throughout the year, thanks to the many highlights offered:

In spring
  • Meran Spring
Different events on the topic “Art und Nature”

In summer

  • South Tyrolean Jazz Festival
Meet renowned local and international jazz musicians at unusual locations
  • Meran Music Weeks
Excellent concerts, mostly in the elegant setting of the Kursaal in Meran

In autumn

  • Meran Autumn
Culinary autumn delights in combination with traditional customs and music
  • Grape Festival
Traditional Thanksgiving with big parade

In winter

  • Merano Wine Festival
Enogastronomic events with national and international wine producers
  • Christmas Market in Meran
Christmas Market with varied framework program

In addition to events, Meran & environs also offers numerous hiking and walking paths, and gardens and parks. A symbol of the city are the many promenades. The promenades are mostly flat and lead around the city providing wonderful views of the same. If you prefer the mountains, you can choose from challenging hiking trails in the nearby Texel Group Nature Park.