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Texelgruppe Nature Park in South Tyrol

South Tyrol’s largest protected area

The Texelgruppe Nature Park in Merano and Environs is the largest natural park in South Tyrol/Südtirol. Numerous panoramic paths and trails in this mountainous landscape make the protected area a popular destination for hikers.

The Texelgruppe Nature Park in Merano and Environs is the largest natural park in South Tyrol/Südtirol. Numerous panoramic paths and trails in this mountainous landscape make the protected area a popular destination for hikers. At over 30,000 hectares, the reserve extends from the Val d’Adige/Etschtal Valley in the south, Val Senales/Schnalstal Valley in the west, the Ötztal Alps in the north and the Val Passiria/Passeiertal Valley in the east.

Especially popular with hikers is the 100km Merano High Mountain Trail, which circles the pristine natural area with its mixed forests and mountain lakes.

The Texel Group Nature Park Visitor Center in the village of Naturno/Naturns and the Information Center in the Bunker Mooseum in the village of Moso/Moos in Val Passiria/Passeiertal Valley have information on the diverse range of habitats in the Texelgruppe Nature Park in South Tyrol.

 
 

The particularly favourable mild climate of the Nature Park encourages the growth of sub-Mediterranean plants, shrubs, flowers and particular oak, beech...

 
 

The Texel Group Nature Park is well protected from bad weather coming from the north and is home of a great variety of wild animals including the nimble...

 
 

The almost 100km long Merano High Mountain Trail in South Tyrol/Südtirol leads around the majestic Texelgruppe Nature Park range.

 
 

Deep in the Texelgruppe Nature Park, the ten Spronser Seen lakes are situated on a high plateau northwest of Tirolo/Dorf Tirol. Spread over 30 hectares at...

 
 

With an area of around 334km2, the Texelgruppe Nature Park is the largest natural park in South Tyrol. It stretches from the Sonnenberg mountain with its...

 
 

In Moso/Moos, in the rear part of the Val Passiria/Passeiertal Valley and visible from afar, is the museum of urban and natural history of the valley, the...

Find more information on the Texelgruppe on the official website of the Nature Park.