Hafling is located just a short drive from Merano and therefore suitable as an excellent starting point for excursions and sightseeing tours in Meran. There are numerous castles and palaces in Meran and its surroundings, all of which are worth visiting, such as the Trauttmansdorff Castle. Here is an overview of the attractions in and around Hafling.
The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle
The 12 hectares of land sourrounding Trauttmansdorff Castle are cultivated with a collection of plants from all over the world divided into 4 different sections: the Sun Gardens, Aquatic und Hanging Gardens, Forest Gardens und South Tyrolean Landscapes.
Petermann from Schenna built the castle in 1330, and in 1844 Archduke Johann acquired it.
Tyrol castle, whose first phase of construction goes back to the 11th century and from which the region around was governed until 1420 was of such importance that it gave its name to the country.
Bird Care Centre
Since 1989 the Birds Caring Centre near Castle Tyrol has been working successfully for bird protection by private venture. The aim of the centre is to treat injured, shot or poisoned birds and to release them into nature.
Advent in Meran
Experience the most reflective time of the year, Advent in Meran, from december to 6 January in the beautiful city of Meran.