4 romantic castles in Merano

Ancient stone walls in Merano

150 castles and ruins at Merano and his surroundings: let you inspire from 4 beautiful gems. Once upon a time…

Kallmünz Castle.

In the very heart of Merano on the Piazza della Rena (Sandplatz). Nowadays the castle gardens are location for musical events during the year and one of the most celebrated restaurants of Merano is situated in the castle. Italy meets Alps.

Castello Principesco.

Directly in the city centre, close to the portici (Lauben) arcades and town hall, the elegant pied-à-terre of the Habsburgs in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries is a gem of the secular arts, with precious furniture dating from the time of Maximilian I. Visitors can view musical instruments of the day, a collection of weapons, one of Europe’s oldest tiled stoves, the bedroom of the count of Tyrol, and much more.

Rubein Castle.

This magnificent castle from the 12th century is located twenty minutes by foot from downtown of Merano. In the heart of the castle you will find an ancient collection inside an idyllic courtyard.

Pienzenau Castle.

Located in Maia Alta it is featured by a beautiful park with old trees where different concerts, meetings & conferences but also romantic marriages take place.

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