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Holidays in Algund

The enchanting village of Algund has approximately 500 inhabitants. The village offers a splendid view of the spa town Meran and the surrounding peaks of the Texel Mountain Group. Enjoy the unique contrast between Mediterranean and alpine, the blue sky, and the mild climate. The many hiking paths lead along irrigation channels to sunny promenades or to green alpine meadows. Here you can enjoy visits to different wineries and a combination of South Tyrolean and Italian cuisine.

Algund offers plenty of sports options. The splendid nature and the mild climate are ideal for outdoor activities. Discover the Passer and Etsch rivers with a rafting or a canoe. Hike through forests and meadows to alpine pastures or enjoy horse riding. In the vicinity you find the Golfclub Passeier Meran and Golfclub Lana gold courses.

One of the most beautiful seasons to visit Algund is autumn. During the traditional "Törggele" period you can enjoy chestnuts and fresh wine, bacon, and typical, South Tyrolean dishes and desserts.

The many costume clubs and traditional music bands entertain you during numerous local events where ancient customs are presented. In Algund you can also discover findings dating back to the early settlement of the area like menhirs and symbols reminding of the tattoos of the Ice Man "Ötzi". Algund also offers numerous castles, museums, events and concerts for a varied holiday.

The Botanic Gardens of Trauttmannsdorff Castle with the Turiseum and the Thermal Baths in Meran are a must for all visitors. Enjoy a cable car ride with the Aschbach, Hirzer, Verdins cable cars or with the Algund-Vellaum, Vellau Leitneralm, OPberkirn-Grube chair lifts or a wonderful hike at the alpine pasture Meran 2000.

In winter you can stroll through the Christmas Market in Meran or enjoy different ski resorts in the surroundings like Schwemmalm in the Ultental Valley, the Merano 2000 ski resort, the Schnalstal Glacier, and others.