In the centre of Merano you will find the castle built by archduke Sigmund in the 15th century, which he probably had built as a town residence. For centuries, the castle was the residence of the nobility; Emperor Maximilian was a guest here several times. Since 1875, the castle has been owned by the city of Merano, which had the complex restored in a historical manner according to plans by the architect Friedrich von Schmidt.
Today, the castle is open to the public and is also used for civil weddings.
One of the most beautiful and diversified bike paths in the Alpine region.read more
The Apple Cycle Path through the Etschtal-Adige Valley connects the cities of Merano and Bolzano with almost no incline.read more