Lagundo/Algund near Merano/Meran: the place for your dream holiday
Lagundo/Algund, Merano/Meran and surroundings
Lagundo/Algund near Merano/Meran is a municipality with roughly 5,000 inhabitants. Lagundo/Algund is situated at the base of the Texel Group and extends from 330 to 1,500 metres above sea level. The high-alpine mountains and orchards and vineyards make Lagundo/Algund near Merano/Meran the ideal Mediterranean-alpine holiday resort. Lagundo/Algund is distinguished by its immediate proximity to the spa town of Merano/Meran and its sights. You reach the centre of Merano/Meran in just five minutes by car.
Lagundo/Algund near Merano/Meran: sights
If you are on holiday in Lagundo/Algund near Merano/Meran, you should definitely visit the Maria Steinach convent. The old Dominican nuns convent is not far away from the parish church. It was founded in 1241 by Adelheid von Tirol and is still managed by Dominican nuns today.
Castel Torre/Schloss Thurnstein is also well-known way beyond the borders of Lagundo/Algund and South Tyrol. It is a very popular day trip destination for guests and locals. The castle was first mentioned in 1276. In the 17th century it came into the ownership of the von Egen family from Merano/Meran, whose descendants manage a restaurant there today. By the way, you can spend a few cosy hours in the grandly designed ballroom or farmhouse if the weather is bad.
Castel Foresta/Schloss Vorst, which was built in the 13th century, is situated on a little hill. The Forst brewery also belongs to today’s owners. The castle grounds are not accessible to the public but it is definitely worth taking a look at them from the outside.
During your stay at our holiday apartment in Merano and Environs, why not take a detour to the bridgehead on the banks of the river Adige/Etsch, which was covered with a glass construction in 2011. Originally, the Via Claudia Augusta Roman road probably ran through Lagundo/Algund there.
Texel Group nature park
South Tyrol’s largest nature park is situated in Merano and Environs: the 33,430-hectare Texel Group park. We describe our living space as a true gift and conduct ourselves with respect for nature. Every day we catch sight of the beauty of the mountains, breathe in the pure mountain air and listen to the rushing of mountain water. A stay in Lagundo/Algund near Merano/Meran at the foot of the Texel Group is also an exceptional experience for our guests spending their holiday in South Tyrol. Here you are in harmony with nature and yourself.
Hiking in Lagundo/Algund near Merano/Meran
160 kilometres of hiking trails wind around Lagundo/Algund near Merano/Meran. Here you can also find probably the most stunning panoramic hiking trail in South Tyrol, the Lagundo/Algund Waalweg irrigation channel route. The route leads via Lagundo/Algund and runs almost flat and is therefore ideal for less active hikers or families with children. The Lagundo/Algund Waalweg merges into the Tappeinerweg trail, which leads into the centre of Merano/Meran town. Take your time and appreciate the wonderful landscape with different native flowers and trees as well as exotic plants that grow there thanks to the mild climate. We will be happy to also provide you with more information and tips about hiking in Merano/Meran and Lagundo/Algund.
The parishes of Lagundo/Algund near Merano/Meran also include Forst, where the famous South Tyrolean Forst beer is made The Forst brewery was founded in 1857 and has been one of the largest and most famous breweries in Italy since then. We recommend a guided tour of the Forst brewery during your holiday in our apartment in South Tyrol. You can find out interesting facts about the traditional and modern art of brewing this special beer.