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Holidays in sunny Dorf Tirol

Dorf Tirol near Meran attracts with many particularities: the unique beauty of the landscape all around, its cultural and historic importance and the vast range of activities and sports you can do between Mediterranean plants and mountains. The area around the villages is full of lush fruit trees and vineyards, growing optimally due to the about 300 sunny days per year.

Spronser Lakes
Spronser Lakes

The 10 Spronser lakes are located at 2,500 m, being the largest alpine lake district.

© TV Dorf Tirol/Kurt Fasolt
Muthof Farms Dorf Tirol/Tirolo
Muthof Farms Dorf Tirol/Tirolo

The characteristic alpine farms are located on the sunny slopes of Mutspitze mountain and offer important testimony to the rural culture in South Tyrol.

© TV Dorf Tirol/Frieder Blickle
"Herrschaftsweg" path Dorf Tirol/Tirolo
"Herrschaftsweg" path Dorf Tirol/Tirolo

The path offers a breath-taking view, passing along numerous beautiful ancient properties.

© TV Dorf Tirol/Alex Filz

The holiday resort Dorf Tirol is located on a sunny panoramic hill above the city of Meran, at the foot of Mt. Mutspitze. The municipal district goes from Zenoberg, bordering Meran, to the peaks of Texel Group.

You can make a pleasant walk around Dorf Tirol and explore the idyllic vineyards, go upwards with the cableway to see the “Muthöfe” farms – some of the highest mountain farms of the region, which still are cultivated, or do a challenging tour to the summits of Texel Group. The alpine hiking area with the Sprons Lakes is connected to the village via the Hochmuth cableway. Countless promenades and thematic paths offer beautiful hiking possibilities.

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Tyrol Castle
Tyrol Castle

Tyrol Castle is Tyrol’s most historically important castle.

© Tourismusverein Dorf Tirol

Tyrol Castle

In the past, Dorf Tirol was a quite important village, because the counts of Tyrol built their parent house here, which finally gave their name to the whole province. If you are interested in the history of this region, you should not miss a visit of Tyrol Castle with a special museum for cultural and provincial history.

Family holidays in Dorf Tirol

Making a stroll to the hills around Dorf Tirol, you maybe will see some known and unknown birds. No wonder, because there is a special care centre for ill birds and threatened species. Twice a day, there is an air show with eagles, buzzards, falcons, owls and other birds. Explore the thrilling world of these libertarian creatures!

The steepest farm
The steepest farm

On the sunny side of Merano, there is the steepest farm in South Tyrol.

© Internet Consulting - Piergiorgio Caruso
St. Rupert church in Dorf Tirol
St. Rupert church in Dorf Tirol

St. Rupert church in Dorf Tirol was mentioned in documents for the first time in 1332 and renovated in 1900.

© Internet Consulting - Patrick Kammerlander
Spronser Lakes
Spronser Lakes

The 10 Spronser lakes are located at 2,500 m, being the largest alpine lake district.

© TV Dorf Tirol/Kurt Fasolt
Brunnenburg Castle in Dorf Tirol
Brunnenburg Castle in Dorf Tirol

The Brunnenburg is located between Dorf Tirol and Castle Tirol and includes a museum of agriculture.

© Internet Consulting - Isabel Gräber
Tyrol Castle
Tyrol Castle

Tyrol Castle is Tyrol’s most historically important castle.

© Tourismusverein Dorf Tirol
Irrigation channel path Merano
Irrigation channel path Merano

"Herrschaftsweg"

© Tourismusverein Dorf Tirol
Muthof Farms Dorf Tirol/Tirolo
Muthof Farms Dorf Tirol/Tirolo

The characteristic alpine farms are located on the sunny slopes of Mutspitze mountain and offer important testimony to the rural culture in South Tyrol.

© TV Dorf Tirol/Frieder Blickle
"Herrschaftsweg" path Dorf Tirol/Tirolo
"Herrschaftsweg" path Dorf Tirol/Tirolo

The circular tour, with intermediate difficulty, offers a wonderful view over Meran and environs.

© TV Dorf Tirol/Alex Filz
"Herrschaftsweg" path Dorf Tirol/Tirolo
"Herrschaftsweg" path Dorf Tirol/Tirolo

The path offers a breath-taking view, passing along numerous beautiful ancient properties.

© TV Dorf Tirol/Alex Filz
Falkner promenade Dorf Tirol / Tirolo
Falkner promenade Dorf Tirol / Tirolo

The Falkner promenade in Dorf Tirol / Tirolo offers a unique view over Meran and environs and over three castles: Castle Tirol, Brunnenburg and Castle Thurnstein.

© TV Dorf Tirol/Alex Filz
Falkner promenade Dorf Tirol / Tirolo
Falkner promenade Dorf Tirol / Tirolo

The pathway was built in 1972/73 and was redesigned and planted in 2016.

© TV Dorf Tirol/Alex Filz

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