A must for all lovers of nature, culture and culinary delights
Algund is not only a real eye-catcher because of its fantastic location, but the garden village near Merano also has a lot to offer that is worth seeing. Find out here which places of interest in Algund you should not miss.
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Highlights. Attractions. Crowd pullers. Call it what you like... but we can say in advance that these terms apply to all of our 5 TOP places of interest.
Parish church of Algund
St. Joseph Parish Church
The St. Joseph Parish Church is one of the most beautiful and modern churches in the Alps and is a fine example of contemporary architecture. The church was built and designed by the famous architect Willy Gutweniger between 1966 and 1971. It represents a successful attempt to combine ancient and modern.
Chair and gondola basket lift
Historic but functional lifts
The chairlift from Algund to the district of Vellau marks the beginning. Continue with the nostalgic gondola basket lift which ends below the Leiter Alm mountain pasture. Once you have reached the top, you are directly on the Merano High Mountain Trail and for this reason alone the two rides are worthwhile.
Pure nature for 100 years
You can become an alpine dairyman yourself here! Once a week you have the chance to take part in the milk trail at the Algund alpine dairy and learn first-hand where the milk comes from, where the cows graze and what the diverse milk and cheese products taste like.
Trauttmansdorff Throne Chairs
Directly on the old Via Claudia Augusta
When you come to Algund by car or bus, it's almost impossible to look past them. At these larger-than-life armchairs amidst the vines. One of the most popular sights thanks to the open view over Algund and the Merano valley basin.
Algund Wine Trail
Directly above the Algunder Waalweg Trail
Attention wine lovers: here you will learn a lot of interesting facts about viticulture during an approx. one-hour short hike with the help of the many information boards. Directly at the object you will learn something about the function of the irrigation channel and old traditions and customs.
A home to enjoy your break in
Whether it’s an apartment, guesthouse or hotel: You’ll live well in Algund!
Quite simply: because we have everything to make your holiday happiness complete.