Surrounded by orchards and vineyards at only 2 km from the Spa town Meran, the “garden village of Algund” is the perfect starting point for beautiful hikes and walks in the surrounding mountains. Thanks to the great connections by public means of transport, you can reach the most appreciated tourist spots in the surrounding region. Different lift facilities in Algund and the surrounding area facilitate your hikes and some of them are free of charge for the guests of our holiday apartments!
In addition, the Algund Tourism Board organizes a variegated programme of activities to take the most from your stay in our region: visits of the town, guided hikes, visits to the Forst’s Brewery and much more!
Meran is undoubtedly among the most beautiful towns in South Tyrol. The exceptional mild climate creates a wonderful scenary that will enchant you with the breath-taking alpine peaks on the background of the Mediterranean vegetation. The variety you will find in Meran is simply amazing. Whether you visit the Botanic Gardens of Castle Trauttmansdorff, you walk along the popular Tappeiner path, relax in the Thermal Baths or enjoy shopping in the porticos…
Throughout the year, you can enjoy numerous events in the historic city centre, including concerts and festivals. Meran radiates its charm. It is not by chance that the Austrian Empress Sissi enjoyed coming here repeatedly centuries ago.
The famous Thermal Baths are a wellbeing oasis in the town center and at the same time an architectural jewel created by the star architect Matteo Thun. The Thermal Baths are open 365 days in the year and are worth a visit in every season. From the middle of May to the middle of September, it is possible to pamper in the sun of the gorgeous park. The resort consists of 25 pools, different saunas and steam baths with snow room, SPA & Vital area, a modern fitness centre, an innovative medical centre, a comfortable bistro, a hair-salon, a shop and a crèche with childcare.
During your stay in Algund you should not miss a visit at the Botanic Gardens of Castle Trauttmansdorff. The Gardens encompasses more than twelve hectares at the Eastern border of the town. Trauttmansdorff offers spectacular views of exotic gardens and breath-taking vistas of the surrounding mountains and the spa resort town of Meran.
A wide range of events is organized in this spectacular location: brunch on the Sissi’s terrace, Friday nights at the Water Lily Pond, concerts at the lake e much more…
Castle Trauttmansdorff thrones in the middle of the gardens and hosts since 2003 the Touriseum, South Tyrol’s tourism museum. The intriguing history of alpine tourism is represented in a very appealing and engaging way and will be appreciated by visitors of all ages.