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Attractions and Sightseeing in Scena near Merano
The historic village above the spa town of Meran in South Tyrol
Attractions and Sightseeing in Scena near Merano

Attractions and Sightseeing in Scena near Merano

The historic village above the spa town of Meran in South Tyrol

Located in an ideal panoramic position above the spa town of Merano/Meran, the village of Scena/Schenna is characterized by its scenic but also cultural beauty and diversity. Some of Scena's most impressive sights include the 14th-century Schenna Castle and the Mausoleum of Archduke Johann and his family. The oldest architectural monuments include the Romanesque St. Martin‘s Church, built around 1200, and the original round church of St. Georg with its well-preserved frescoes. Also worth seeing are the old parish church and the centuries-old houses in the village.

Find out more about the many interesting cultural monuments in Scena and the surrounding area at this page.
Places of interest in Scena
The old parish Church
The old parish Church
During the 12th and 13th Centuries, this church was rebuilt in Roman style and again fully redesigned during the 16th Century. Since then, little has been ...
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Mausoleum
Mausoleum
The mausoleum was built between 1860 and 1869 according to the plans of the Vienna architect professor Moritz Wappler, as a burial place for Archduke Johann of ...
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New parish church of Scena/Schenna
New parish church of Scena/Schenna
The new-Gothic parish church in Scena was built between 1914 and 1931. The old church was continuously found to be too small and it was necessary to construct ...
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St. George’s church
St. George’s church
The church of Saint George in St. Georgen originates from the 12th and 13th Centuries. This original round church was previously the fortress chapel of St. ...
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Castle Schenna
Castle Schenna
The mighty buildings of Castle Schenna just above the city of Meran are still partly surrounded by a moat. Using the bridge, you will come to the entrance of ...
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Saint Martin’s church
Saint Martin’s church
The church was built during the 12th Century and is the oldest monument in Scena. It was constructed according to the Carolingian measurements, has two naves ...
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