Merano FAQ
Frequent questions and answers about Merano
Merano FAQ

Merano FAQ

Frequent questions and answers about Merano

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) are a list of the most common questions visitors ask when planning holidays in Merano. Questions and answers can be found in this section.
How and where can I order brochures about accommodations?
Brochures about accommodations may be ordered via our Website or via telephone by calling: +39 0473 272000.
Is Merano’s weekly Friday market also held on holidays?
Yes, the weekly market in Merano also takes place on holidays.
Can one visit the Kurhaus?
Individuals may not visit the Kurhaus building unless they attend an event that takes place inside.
Is concerts held at the Kurhaus?
In spring and autumn on certain Sundays, South Tyrol’s bands give concerts inside the Kursaal (Concert Hall). Admission is free of charge.
Is there a movie theatre in Merano?
Yes, the cinema is located at the Via delle Corse/Rennweg 25 (Galleria Ariston). For more information, please visit the following link.
Is the Terme Merano accessible to everyone (including children)?
Yes, Terme Merano is open to the public. Children can also access the pools of the Terme Merano. Info about Terme Merano.

The sauna area is an "adults only", exclusively nude area, which can be visited by women and men (aged 14 and over) together. A towel is always required for sauna use.
Are dogs allowed at the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle?
Sorry, no pets are allowed inside the botanical gardens.
Which bus do I take to get to the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle?
Bus lines 1B/ and 4 run to Trauttmansdorff from the train station, Theaterplatz square and Elisabethpark. A single bus ticket costs € 1.50 and can not be purchased onboard.
Where can I buy a single-ride ticket for the city bus?
Single tickets for the city bus (€ 1.50) can be purchased at the Tourist Information Office (Freiheitsstr. 45), at the südtirolmobil Infopoint (Rennweg 151) and at the station.
When is the Merano Grape Festival?
The Merano Grape Festival generally takes place the third weekend in October. The third Sunday of the month is always the main date to bear in mind. For more information, please visit the following link.
When does the Merano Christmas Market take place?
The Merano Christmas Market is open daily from the end of November until the beginning of January (excluding 25th December). Modifications reserved.
Where are the entry points to the Tappeinerweg Trail?
Ponte Romano (Steinerner Steg) Bridge, Gilf Promenade (continuation of the Passer Promenade), the stairs behind the Duomo (Parish Church of St. Nicholas), Via Galilei (Galilei-Straße) Road, the Schlehdorfweg Trail off of Via Verdi (Verdi-Straße) Road, and in Quarazze (Gratsch). For more information click here.
What is Merano’s elevation?
The city centre is situated at about 324 metres above sea level.
What are the average temperatures in Merano throughout the year?
- March: 6°/15° C
- April: 10°/19° C
- May: 13°/23° C
- June: 17°/27° C
- July: 19°/29° C
- August: 18°/28° C
- September: 15°/24° C
- October: 12°/21° C
- November: 8°/15° C
- December: 5°/11° C
- January: 3°/10° C
- February: 3°/12° C
When do the apple blossoms bloom in Merano and environs?
The apple trees in Merano and environs bloom between late March and late April. The timing depends very much on the weather and the temperatures.
Are wine tastings offered in Merano?
You can find all the information about the wine tastings in Merano here.
What is Merano 2000 (Meran 2000)?
Merano 2000 is a ski and hiking area located above town, at an elevation of about 2,000 metres.
When is Törggelen season?
Törggelen parties – a local tradition featuring the season’s new wine, hearty local food and roasted chestnuts – begin taking place in early October and continue until mid-November.