Coach Tours and Travel Groups at Trauttmansdorff in Merano

Trauttmansdorff in Merano: the best of garden tourism for large groups

Tour Groups

Trauttmansdorff is the ideal facility for your coach tour or travel group, offering an unforgettable experience – in any weather. When the weather is warm, the botanical garden casts a magical spell with colors and flowers. Our group tours provide interesting background information and are ideal for any tourism business, especially those geared towards gardens. Trauttmansdorff outstanding Visitor’s Center has an information point and a gift shop; there are immaculate toilets throughout the premises. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is committed to the every visitor’s absolute satisfaction.

When it rains – as well as on sunny days, of course – a visit to the castle, with its beautifully restored rooms and intriguing permanent exhibition. The annual special exhibition in the carriage house behind the castle is always a big crowd-puller.

The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle is justifiably South Tyrol’s No. 1 tourist attraction: garden tourism in all its many facets.

Info

  • Schlossgarten Restaurant (seats 150 inside, 200 on the terrace)
  • Palm Café at the Water Lily Pond (seats 70)
  • Free admission for tour guides and bus drivers
  • Free parking for coaches: 9 spaces at the entrance area, another 16 spaces about 100 meters away
  • Admission fee for groups of at least 15 people: 11,00 € per person
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Group offers

The most important informations at a glance!

Garden tours with free choice of dates

Garden Tour (90 min.)

Groups tour

Getting to know Trauttmansdorff: On this 90-minute tour of the most beautiful spots, exotic miniature landscapes and flowers in bloom, you will discover a host of weird and wonderful facts about the mesmerizing world of plants and the history of the castle and Gardens.

Period: April - November
Date: to be agreed upon
Participants: 1-80 participants (max. 20 participants per guide)
Fee: 6.50 € per person - for less than 10 people total price 65.00 € (in addition to entrance fee)
Reservation: Book at least 3 weeks in advance online

Garden Tour (120 min.)

Führung für Gruppen

Trauttmansdorff in-depth: Dive into all the multi-faceted variety of our world of plants: On an extended tour through the Forests of the World, the Sun Gardens, the Water and Terraced Gardens and the Landscapes of South Tyrol, you will gain a thorough insight into the botany and history of the castle and gardens. Breathtaking panoramic views included

Period: April - November
Date: to be agreed upon
Participant: 1-80 participants (max. 20 participants per guide)
Duration: 120 min.
Fee: 8.50 € per person - for less than 10 people total price 85.00 € (in addition to entrance fee)
Reservation: Book at least 3 weeks in advance online

The charming presentation in the Touriseum

Touriseum

The charming presentation is a proven alternative to the traditional model of guided tours and offers a lot of benefits to the visitors. The group will enjoy a welcome drink in our most prestigious hall. Our mediator will guide the group trough an entertaining presentation illustrating the history of tourism and bringing life to the history of the castle.
Following the presentation the group will be accompanied to the parcour where they can visit the exhibition independently.  

Period: April - November
Date: to be agreed upon
Participants: 1-60 participants  
Duration: 30 min.
Fee: 4.00 € per person - for less than 10 people total price 40.00 € (in addition to entrance fee)
Reservation: Book at least 3 weeks in advance online

Sensory experiences

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Guided tour with workshop
Fresh greenery, vibrant blossom and stimulating scents: On a guided tour of the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, visitors have the opportunity to embark on an interactive experience for mind, body and soul. 

LANGUAGE: German an Italian
PERIOD: 15th April – 15th May 
DATE: to be agreed upon
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 1-15 participants
DURATION: 120 minutes
FEE: 10.50 € per person - for less than 10 people total price 105.00 € (in addition to entrance fee)
RESERVATION: Book at least 3 weeks in advance online

Flowers of the Mediterranean– a dream of the south

The sun-kissed southwestern slope of the Gardens, burgeoning with sweetly-scented dwarf shrubs and other native Mediterranean flora, brings to mind the unique vista of southern climes. Cork and holm oaks evoke visions of the classic terrain of the Mediterranean region, and come together with the strawberry tree, the mock privet and the evergreen viburnum to form a landscape reminiscent of the Macchia shrublands.
In Italy's northernmost olive grove, pines, cypresses and age-old cultivated plants including pomegranate, mulberry and fig trees, capers, lavender and citrus trees fill the air with that unmistakeable holiday feeling.

PERIOD: April - November
DATE: to be agreed upon
PARTICIPANTS: 1-30 participants (max. 15 participants per guide)
DURATION: 60 minutes 
FEE: 8.00 € per person - for less than 10 people total price 80.00 € (in addition to entrance fee)
RESERVATION: Book at least 3 weeks in advance online

The Birds and the Bees!

The flower, ingenious invention of evolution! It seduces, deceives and teams up with fauna as a workmate: the relationship between plant and animal is one of refined intimacy. Using flowers, scents and shapes as bait, the flower lures its pollen couriers to the buffet of nectar and pollen. Discover the many facets of sexuality in the plant kingdom on a flower tour through the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle and uncover the secrets of the world of flowers!

LANGUAGE: German an Italian
PERIOD: 15th April – 15th May  
DATE: to be agreed upon
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 1-15 participants 
DURATION: 120 minutes
FEE: 10.50 € per person - for less than 10 people total price 105.00 € (in addition to entrance fee)
RESERVATION: Book at least 3 weeks in advance online 

 

The landscape of South Tyrol – Natural and cultivated landscapes

In the southernmost reaches of the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, the “Landscapes of South Tyrol” showcase our traditional, indigenous landscapes. This guided tour takes you on a journey through the natural and cultural landscapes of the local area: from the traditional vineyard with its indigenous grape varietals through the Riparian Forest and the Downy Oak Forest to the Cottage Garden with its traditionally woven wattle fences, this tour offers visitors a 360 ° view of the landscape and the flora of South Tyrol.

Please note: this tour involves climbing a lot of steps. 

LANGUAGE: German an Italian
PERIOD: May – November   
DATE: to be agreed upon
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 1-30 partecipants (max. 15 participants per guide) 
DURATION: 60 minutes
FEE: 5.50 € per person - for less than 10 people total price 55.00 € (in addition to entrance fee)
RESERVATION: Book at least 3 weeks in advance online

Kissed by fragrances – A stroll among scents and spices

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Our garden guides will take you on a tour through the fascinating world of aromatic herbs and spices. The route leads through a variety of areas of the Garden with stations where you will have the chance to put your nose and taste buds to the test. From the glass house with its exotic spices to the pelargoniums, the Limonaia and the Sense Garden: there is so much to discover… 

LANGUAGE: German and Italian
PERIOD: May – June
DATE: to be agreed upon
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 1-30 partecipants (max. 15 participants per guide) 
DURATION: 120 minutes
FEE: 10.50 € per person - for less than 10 people total price 105.00 € (in addition to entrance fee)
RESERVATION: Book at least 3 weeks in advance online