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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff

Via San Valentino 51/A, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 255600
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Even if you're not a plant or flower lover, you can't not be awed by this incredible spot. There's... read more

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Best to visit in spring or autumn

We found a bit difficult to enjoy the gardens in the heat of July, some paths require taking a lot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Via San Valentino 51/A, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 255600
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Reviewed yesterday

Even if you're not a plant or flower lover, you can't not be awed by this incredible spot. There's something for everyone here, from the plants to the birds to the love garden and the balcony hanging in the sky ... we spent a few...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We found a bit difficult to enjoy the gardens in the heat of July, some paths require taking a lot of steps up. The brochure with circuits is very good and informative. Beautiful sunflowers field and pond with Japanese carps were highlights. Relax at Palm...More

Thank endis
Reviewed 5 days ago

These are supposedly the Best Botanical Gardens in Italy. Can only agree with this statement. Absolutely beautiful in terms of the range of plants, the gardens, the views, the number and variety of species. Extremely well maintained. A photographer's paradise. A must visit. Well worth...More

Thank 967diego
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As it was recommended to us, we visited this great park on the third week of April, but sadly the tulips were already withered. However, the visit was worthwhile anyway, as the setting of this park is amazing. It is worthwhile to go as early...More

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was well worth the visit we travelled from bolzano by car. Gardens are simply divine & the sculptures & water features it feels like paradise.. Something for everyone. If you park in p3 & p4 its free. Where as p1 & p2 you pay.....More

Thank julie d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plan to be filled with impressions, beautiful made gardens with so much love and thought. Plan half a day at least. Take your time maybe a day with changing weather is good, it felt like there were less people to the end. A shame that...More

Thank erdzeichen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is worthwhile to spend half day to visit this garden , best time is june ,july, Take a taxi to get up to the Garden and walk down.

Thank jjborgstedt
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The historic structure takes back seat to the garden and a travel museum. The garden itself has beautiful flower beds but the whole experience is overwhelmed by the ultra modern structures that serve very little purpose. Overall this was set up more for a tourist...More

Thank Debra W
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Lots of different plants from all over, and perhaps that is one of the problems. A botanist could and might spend a day or two at this location and have full appreciation, but your average Joe is out of his realm for sure. I much...More

Thank judgejohnny
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Amazing to see plants and trees from all over the world, a lot of love and effort is put into creating a place like this. Neatly arranged so you can take different paths depending on your likes. It is worth the entrance fee, plus you...More

Thank Martin E
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12 December 2016|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
it is so large there is always something to see. there is also an indoor tourist museum .