Under the sun of Naturns
Diverse, lively and colourful – Naturns in South Tyrol is a place of contrasts. Iits many walking possibilities on two sides of the mountain, its many free time possibilities and art treasures, make Naturns one of the most popular holiday destinations in South Tyrol.
The breathtaking view of the subtropical Sun-Mountain on one side and the densely forested Nörder-Mountain on the opposite side of the valley, gives the term „Tele-Vision“a completely new meaning. Palms and cypresses, kiwis, figs, lemons … Naturns is a region of opposites. Incredible 315 sunny days a year offer Naturns in South Tyrol ideal conditions for exceptional and diverse vegetation.
The many picturesque walking routes are a paradise for nature and culture lovers. The Church of St. Prokulus and Castle Hochnaturns are a feast for the eye; and a stone’s throw away lies Castle Juval, the summer residence of world-famous mountaineer Reinhold Messner. With a bit of luck you can the owner personally in this South Tyrolean jewel near Meran and listen to his fascinating stories.
The event calendar is full to the brim with great things to do. Every year the Theater- and Culture-Festival “Naturns laughs” produces many funny, humorous and happy moments to smile, giggle and scream with laughter. The highlights are the extreme triathlon “Ötzi-Alpine Marathon”, an extraordinary sporting-event, and the gourmet-autumn giving plenty of opportunities to pamper your palate in the restaurants and hotels in Naturns.
Fill your holidays with the numerous shopping, sporting and free time possibilities, visit the museums and castles in and around Naturns and the cities of Meran and Bozen or the Glacier of Schnalstal – a ski area open in every seasons and place of discovery of iceman Ötzi. Find here the most beautiful hotels in Naturns in the surroundings of Meran!