Ausflüge Schenna zum Schloss

Sightseeing and Tours

Merano and its surroundings are famous for the large number of castles and fortresses that are still well kept and that can be visited by the public.
The Castle of Schenna is definitely a piece of jewellery among them and is located in the centre of the town.
We would be glad to give you some more interesting hints about spots around Scena that are worth a visit!

Castle of Schenna Castle of Schenna The Castle of Schenna was built around 1350 by Petermann of Schenna. Before it was purchased by the Archduke Johann in 1845, it was owned by the Starkenberger and the Lichtensteiner families. The castle has since been in the possession of and inhabited by the Earls of Meran. The manorial rooms accommodate a vast collection of arms, a picture and portrait gallery and numerous art-historical objects concerning the history of Tyrol.

Schlossweg 14
I-39017 Schenna
Phone +39 0473 945630
Fax +39 0473 945351
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Mausoleum Mausoleum The Mausoleum was built in the years from 1860 to 1869 for the Archduke Johann; it was his whish to be buried in Schenna. The neo-gothic building is made of red sandstone and the crypt of granit. In the upper part of the Mausoleum there is the Johannes Chapel and underneath it the tomb with the white marble sarcophagus. From the Mausoleum you can enjoy a wonderful view over the valley and the surrounding mountains. see more
Trauttmansdorff Castle Trauttmansdorff Castle In the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, plants from all over the world are gathered together and typical landscapes of South Tyrol are presented. Paths meander uphill through water and terraced gardens, leading to the Sensual Garden or the Japanese Garden, to the cacti and succulents mound or to cultivated plants of the south, like the olive tree and the grapevine.

St.-Valentin-Straße 51a
I-39012 Meran
Phone +39 0473 235730
Fax +39 0473 235731
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Castel of Tirol Castel of Tirol The archeological museum provides an overall view about the early settlers (7 BC) in this alpine region. From the Bronze Age, there is a melting furnace, still fully intact to be seen. The main wall, built around 1100, remains one of the oldest and best preserved castle walls including parts of the battlements. Also to be wondered are the marble porches from the 12th Century. The original symbolic sculptures belong to the most creative Romanistic work in Tyrol. The chapel with Freskos from the 13th Century also has the oldest Tyrolean stained glass windows and an enormous wooden carved crucifix from the 14th Century.

Museum of Cultural and Provincial History Castle Tirol
I-39019 Dorf Tirol
Phone +39 0473 220221
Fax +39 0473 221132
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Merano Thermal Baths Merano Thermal Baths Meran’s thermal baths are more than a further addition to the feel-good facilities at this well known health resort; they are an architectural highlight, too. The exciting glass and steel cube is the heart of the new spa complex on the south bank of the River Passer. The plaza created between the thermal baths and the hotel is the ideal place to sit and relax in the open-air café and an attractive meeting point for the resort as a whole.

Thermenplatz 9
I-39012 Meran
Phone +39 0473 252000
Fax +39 0473 252022
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South Tyrol Museum of Archeology South Tyrol Museum of Archeology Over 5000 years ago, a man climbed up to the icy heights of the Schnalstal glacier and died. He was found by accident in 1991, with his clothes and equipment, mummified and frozen: an archaeological sensation and a unique snapshot of a Copper Age man. For several years highly specialised research teams examined the mummy and the articles found with it. They have been on exhibit since March 1998 at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology.

Museumstraße 43
I-39100 Bozen
Phone +39 0471 320100
Fax +39 0471 320122
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Messner Mountain Museum Messner Mountain Museum A fascinating meeting of man and mountain
It is the mountains that give this place its character and so, in five museums all over South Tyrol, these mountains are the focus of attention.

Juval Castle
39020 Kastelbell (near Naturns)
Tel. +39 348 4433871
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Museum: Andreas Hofer Museum: Andreas Hofer Between folklore and world history
About half an hour’s drive from Merano lies the MuseumPasseier. It is located in farmstead of the Tyrolean patriot Andreas Hofer  in the village of St. Leonhard in the Passeirer Valley. The museum depicts the traditional life of the local farmers who suddenly found themselves at the centre of important historical events.

Via Passiria 72
39015 San Leonardo in Passiria
Tel. +39 0473 659 086
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Ice skatin in Schenna Ice skatin in Schenna NEW - ice skating in the center of Scena daily open from 11/23/2017 to 01/06/2019 von 10:00 bis 18:00 clock! see more