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Holidays in Nals

Rest, relaxation, entertainment … this is what you will find in Nals on the South Tyrolean Wine Route, where the sun shines almost the whole year round.

The municipality of Nals is located at about 15 km from the centres of Meran and Bozen, that can both be reached by car, train or bus. Nals is known for its mild climate, vineyards and orchards and also for its lush rose gardens, the picturesque village in the valley of Etschtal is also called village of roses.

Schwanburg Castle in Nals
Schwanburg Castle in Nals

Schwanburg Castle has one of the oldest private wineries in South Tyrol.

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Parish church in Nals
Parish church in Nals

The church was dedicated to St. Ulrich.

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Nals
Nals

A wonderful view in direction of Bozen.

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Village centre of Nals
Village centre of Nals

Fruit and winegrowing in Nals

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Payersberg Castle in Nals
Payersberg Castle in Nals

Payersberg Castle was built in the 13th century and is located high above Nals.

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Culture & activities in the area of Nals

The village of Nals is located at the ancient Roman road Via Claudia Augusta. This was proven by the archaeological find of a Roman building. Today, Nals is located at the eponymous long-distance cycle path along Etsch river.

St. Ulrich parish church is more than 700 years old. During restoration works in the nineties, mortal remains were found under the church, witnessing that Nals was already settled in the 13th century.

Lovers of hiking and biking are offered numerous easy and adventurous tours, along rustic farms, forts and castles of the area. In fact, Schwanburg Castle is one of the most beautiful castles in the area with one of the oldest wineries in South Tyrol. Above Nals, you can also find the remnants of Payersberg Castle.

Moreover, Nals on the South Tyrolean Wine Route has plenty of proposals for sports lovers – from mini golf, to swimming, riding and tennis. Travellers mainly look forward to the hearty hospitality by the inhabitants and hosts in Nals. Among the culinary highlights every year are the asparagus weeks in spring and the “Törggelen” tradition in autumn.

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South Tyrols Wine Route
South Tyrols Wine Route

From Nals over Bozen to Salurn

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Flowering roses in Nals
Flowering roses in Nals

The mild climate in Nals is perfect for the growing of roses, grapes, fruit and Mediterranean plants.

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Schwanburg Castle in Nals
Schwanburg Castle in Nals

Schwanburg Castle has one of the oldest private wineries in South Tyrol.

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Kasatsch ruin - Pfeffersburg Castle
Kasatsch ruin - Pfeffersburg Castle

Kasatsch ruin of Pfeffersburg Castle near Tisens can be seen very good from Nals.

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Schwanburg Castle in Nals
Schwanburg Castle in Nals

Schwanburg Castle is located below Payersberg fortress and is a winery still today.

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Schwanburg Castle in Nals
Schwanburg Castle in Nals

The picturesque castle is a winery today and cannot be visited unfortunately.

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Schwanburg Castle in Nals
Schwanburg Castle in Nals

The picturesque Schwanburg Castle also has several well-preserved and individual buidings.

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Parish church in Nals
Parish church in Nals

The church was dedicated to St. Ulrich.

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Nals near Meran
Nals near Meran

Nals is located between the cities Meran and Bozen.

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Schwanburg Catsle in Nals
Schwanburg Catsle in Nals

Schwanburg Castle is still inhabited and actively managed.

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Die Schwanburg
Die Schwanburg

The winery has a surface of 15 hectares and produced South Tyrolean quality wines under the name of "Castel Schwanburg".

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Payersberg Castle in Nals
Payersberg Castle in Nals

Payersberg Castle was built in the 13th century and is located high above Nals.

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Stachelburg Castle
Stachelburg Castle

boasts elements of early Renaissance

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Spring in Nals
Spring in Nals

Nals is a good starting point for hikes and bike tours from spring until late autumn.

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Spring in Nals
Spring in Nals

In Nals on the South Tyrolean wine route, the nature spectacle of apple blossom in spring attracts numerous visitors.

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Nals on the wine route
Nals on the wine route

The small holiday resort of Nals is a good starting point for bike tours, excursions and hikes.

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Apple blossom in Nals
Apple blossom in Nals

In spring, Nals is surrounded by a sea of flowering plants and fruit trees.

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Winter in Nals
Winter in Nals

The small holiday destination on the South Tyrolean wine route is worth a visit in winter too.

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Winter in Nals near Meran
Winter in Nals near Meran

Nals is a good starting point for excursions to Meran or Bozen.

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Nals in winter
Nals in winter

Also, the fruit orchards and vineyards of Nals can be covered in snow in winter.

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Pfeffersburg Castle in Nals
Pfeffersburg Castle in Nals

On teh right, you can see Kasatsch ruin, also known by the name Pfeffersberg Castle.

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View over Nals
View over Nals

View from Schwanburg Castle over Nals.

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Vineyards in Nals
Vineyards in Nals

You can reach Sirmian on a mountain road, winding through the vineyards.

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Winegrowing in Nals
Winegrowing in Nals

Picturesque vineyards

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Hiking in Nals
Hiking in Nals

Well-signposted paths take you to Sirmian or Lake Felixer Weiher.

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Nals
Nals

A wonderful view in direction of Bozen.

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Wehrburg Castle in Nals
Wehrburg Castle in Nals

Today, Wehrburg castle houses guest rooms and a restaurant.

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Village centre of Nals
Village centre of Nals

Fruit and winegrowing in Nals

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