Merano I Holiday villas in Italy

Discover Merano holiday villas in Italy

Self-catering holidays in Europe were not all made equal - Merano in northern Italy looks back on a long history and tourism tradition. The Romans founded a settlement here called Castrum Maiense and this was also one of the first tourist centres of the Habsburg Empire, attracting distinguished guests for spa treatments. This location has always been recommended as a health retreat for the mild Mediterranean climate and clean air. You too can enjoy this wonderful climate during your holidays in one of our range of villas in Italy! Relax and enjoy the sunshine in Merano with the peaceful ambience, beautiful views and green streets lined with palms, cypresses, laurel and myrtle.

Self-catering Italy in a spa town

Merano’s status as a fashionable spa town is secured with a range of spa facilities – some housed in interesting buildings. In the heart of the city lies a 50,000 square metre park with a modern thermal bath right at the crux of it. The elegant stone, glass and steel design by Matteo Thun is very minimalist and calming, whilst the 30 - 35 ° C water is beneficial to circulatory and joint diseases. In the modern spa centre, there are 25 different pools to find, as well as mud baths and unique treatments using locally grown grapes. Discover the benefits of these grapes and unwind before heading back to your villas in Italy feeling like a new person!

Things to do in Merano near your holiday lettings Italy

Merano has Europe's largest racecourse and if you fancy a go, the most important races are the Haflinger Horse riding on Easter Monday and the ‘Grand Prix of Meran’, an obstacle race on the last Sunday in September. In July, the Festival of Jazz takes place, a great Italian cultural offering, which should not be missed whilst self-catering Italy. The Merano Music Festival also takes place in late August to late September and is popular amongst music fans everywhere. Be sure not to miss the famous Merano promenades, either, where you can pass along the river on a relaxing stroll.

Italian country cottages amidst superb nature

Merano is set in a basin and surrounded by the high mountains of the Texel Group. The mountain protects the town from cold winds and rain, making a lovely climate for your holiday lettings in Italy.To the east of the city set on twelve hectares, are the ‘gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle’. Visit the Botanical Garden, where there are natural landscapes and botanical rarities. The castle is a museum and this makes a great outing from your Italian country cottages.