Merano and its Thermal Baths
The pearl of South Tyrol...
Famous worldwide as a thermal and health resort, this enchanting city glimmers among the Alps at 324 m above sea level.
Due to its particular and unique setting in the hearth of the Alps, protected in the North and in the East by high mountains, Merano boasts an incredible Mediterranean climate. Thanks to this particularity the gardens, parks and promenades in the city and in its neighbourhood host a wide range of Mediterranean and subtropical plants and flowers which constitute Merano?s most renowned marker
Major attractions in Merano
A visit to the town centre of Merano with its historical sights, artistic architecture, interesting museums, typical cafés and the famous Portici (Arcades) built in the 13th century is a must if you want to feel the particular atmosphere of this city rich of history and tradition. Of course the surroundings deserve a visit as well. There are lovely, landscaped, shady walks, totalling over 40 kilometres, in and around Merano. The most famous of these is the Tappeiner Promenades, offering tremendous Alpine views, named after the doctor who planned it and donated it to the town in 1892. Also shopping fans will be delighted by the exclusive boutiques in the town center!
Last but not least, the recently renovated Merano Thermal Baths contribute to the fame of this alpine city as an exclusive health resort of international level. Situated in the very heath of the city and plunged into a fantastic Mediterranean park, the new Merano Thermal Baths offer the utmost in terms of beauty and wellness. Indoor and outdoor pools, a selection of elegant saunas with different steam baths, an innovative fitness centre and the exclusive Spa & Vital Centre are the very best South Tyrol can offer to demanding guests. In the Spa Centre, the highlight of the entire structure, natural South Tyrolean raw materials such as apples, grapes, herbs and whey are used for unique health and wellbeing treatments.