Excursion to the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle

Welcoming floral blossoms

On an impressive area covering some 12 hectares and on the circles of a natural amphitheatre, the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle form South Tyrol’s visual landscape. Probably the most spectacular gardens in Italy are the highlight of your trip and it is worthwhile taking a full day to take it all in.

In 80 different themed areas you can experience Alpine-Mediterranean vegetation. Plants from across the world can be seen in all their glory here – with the picturesque Trauttmansdorff Castle in the background.

Our hotels in South Tyrol provide the perfect starting point for your trip to the gardens. A drive of some 1 ½ hours takes you to this area near Merano and to a homeland of this wonderland. A combination of botanical gardens and a venue for art and culture, it is exceptionally appealing.

In the gardens you head out on the adventure trail through a variety of areas and artist pavilions – and feel how harmoniously art and nature complement one another. Take note of the variety-packed event calendar at the gardens and make sure your excursion includes a special highlight.

Events in lush surroundings - the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle

In the balmy summer nights, Trauttmansdorff Castle is transformed into the setting for events. The gardens and the facade of the castle have atmospheric lighting, musical acts lend a very special ambience to the evening.

During the day there are interesting themed days – current and adventure-packed. The castle’s great location makes it possible for the gardeners to create a huge spectrum of influential designs.

The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle are continually re-inventing themselves – you will come across something new each time you visit; something you will have never experienced or seen before. The highest level of horticulture awaits you, as do the many exciting ideas implemented by the creative men and women from South Tyrol.

The Botanic Gardens are inspiring with the variety of species. You will come across all the colours of the rainbow, enjoy the sweet scent of the flowers and will be inspired by the wonderful natural setting for a long time to come.

Get information from our hotel team about special deals and opening hours for the gardens – we are happy to advise you when it comes to finding the perfect excursion destination. Experience a genuine natural paradise – the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle.