Exploring Scena and surroundings

Archduke Johann Mausoleum in Schenna

Planned in new-Gothic style by Viennese architect Prof. Moritz Wappler, this red sandstone mausoleum is located near the parish church on the church hill in Schena.

Trauttmansdorff Castle Botanic Gardens, Meran

The Trauttmansdorff Castle botanic gardens in Meran have been astounding visitors since 2001. Amongst other sights, the 80 colourful garden landscapes from all over the world over 12 hectares of land and the tourism museum “Touriseum” are well worth a look.

South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

Alongside Ötzi, the famed Ice-Man, you will find an exhibition of the most important archaeological finds in South Tyrol here in the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology.

Tyrol Castle

Situated just above the city of Meran and visible for miles around, Tyrol Castle in Tirolo is the former seat of the Counts of Tyrol. Today, the majestic castle houses the South Tyrol Museum of Cultural History and a falconry.

The spa town of Merano

With its Mediterranean climate, the town of Meran on the River Passirio is a popular destination for holidaymakers. It has also been famed far and wide as a spa resort since the 19th century.