Gasserhof: the quiet idyllic retreat with gorgeous panoramic view!

Schenna in bloom

01/04 - 31/05/2020

Spring now. Endless summer.

Experience Schenna in blossom…
… once again your soul, spirit and body will flourish!
Activities and relaxation: ride with mountain-bikes and e-bikes, hike along the irrigation canal and stroll through the orchards, surrounded by a sea of white and pink flowers. Adventure into enchanted mountain-landscape. Celebrate the Alpine pastures and South-Tyrolean gastronomy.

Book 3 or more overnight stays in April/May 2020 and you’ll get a free “Schenna in bloom” Card. The card is not transferable and only valid during your stay. Not valid for group holidays or booking made through tour-operators.

All services at a glance:

  • Free entry at the Trauttmansdorff Castle
  • A number of guided tours, workshops and events organised by the Schenna Tourist Office
  • One-off discounted fee with guided tour of Castle of Schenna (for adults)
  • One-off 25% discount: archery and high-rope courses at the Taser Alm
  • Free Alpine-Bob ride with the purchase of a return ticket for the Merano 2000 cable car (from 1/5 to 31/5/2020)


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Further information about the offer

  • Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle

    Free access at the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle

    Enchanting! 80 natural and cultural landscapes, botanical collections, themed gardens, art installations… with a natural amphitheatre as backdrop. And right in the heart of the gardens, the beautiful castle, the Empress of Austria Sissi once called her home – now the HQ of the Touriseum. You can get there from Schenna by bus, car or foot.

    The “Schenna in bloom” Card grants you free access at the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle. The daily parking fee (€ 4) is not included. Present your card at the cash desk.

    Opening hours in April/May: daily 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM (last admission 17.30 PM)

  • Free spring events

    The “Schenna in Bloom” Card grants you free access to these 10 events from 1st April to 31st May 2020:

    Calmness is the virtue of the strong
    Take a walk along the canal with Roswitha Schwienbacher Kröll. Meditation, water and Kneipp therapies, herbal medicine. Create your Mandala.

    Schenna from its best side
    Hikes and guided tours through the culture and art-history of the old and new parish churches and the mausoleum.

    Open-air Yoga
    Soft movements with Marion Inderst, our Yoga expert. Every Thursday at the Schenna Lido.

    Mountain: passion & emotions
    Guided hikes along the irrigation canals, through farmsteads and high Alpine routes; breath-taking views!

    Gardening in Schenna
    Workshop and herbs-tasting with landscape-architect Andrea Göhring. Get helpful tips about flower box-arrangement and get to know the most popular spring herbs. Prepare your own drinks, herb-salts and yummy spreads. Herb salt as a present.

    Cooking with wild herbs
    Workshop with Priska Weger, farmer and herb-expert at the Oberhaslerhof. Make dumplings with “wild” ingredients. Recipes and curiosities about medicinal herbs for a healthy diet.

    A world of wild herbs
    Herbal spring excursion with Elisabeth Taibon Karnutsch. Curiosities, experiments and tastings. Collect herbs and prepare spreads and tinctures to take home with you.

    Vegetable patch and gardens
    Landscape-architect Andrea Göhring will walk you through gardens and private allotments of Schenna and teach you about roses, flowers and medicinal herbs.

    Mountain dew
    Excursions with Elisabeth Unterthurner. Set off at dawn and climb 480 m to watch the sunrise from Spieler mountain in Merano 2000. South Tyrolean breakfast on the Meranerhütte.

    Golden, Gala, Granny
    Walk through the orchards and taste the apples.
    Talks about fruit growing, harvesting and apples.

    Book your place up to 1 day in advance, either at the Schenna Tourist Office. Limited places available.

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