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Hirzer´s Infobox in Tirolo

Tirolo & surroundings

At about 600 metres above sea level on a sunny terrace above Merano, Tirolo and its beautiful surroundings represent a piece of living history and the perfect starting point for remarkable excursions.

Within only 15 minutes walk lies the ancient family seat of the Earls of Tirolo. Tourists eager to get in touch with South Tyrol's nature at its utmost will not remain disappointed. Impressive excursions paths with a stunning panorama take their way above Tirolo and lead the visitor along the mountain side to a spectacular destination: the lakes of Sopranes / Spronser in the mountains above Tirolo at 2.400 metres above sea level.

In the close vicinity of the town of Tirolo the famous thermal and health resort of Merano welcomes tourists in its particular Mediterranean climate due to its favourable and protected position at the feet of the mountains. Merano offers a wide range of opportunities to restore harmony to your body, soul and mind, to enrich your holidays with wellness treatments at the thermal baths or just let you relax by a shopping tour.

Furthermore you should not miss to savour the feudal atmosphere of the Trauttmansdorff Castle. If you observe the huge park and the natural terrace around the water lilies pond or if you walk in the botanic garden spreading at the feet of the Castle, you will easily understand the reason why Empress Sissi of Austria was fascinated by this breathtaking location.