The gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle
Visiting one of South Tyrol’s most popular destinations
One place you definitely should visit during your stay in Algund is the Botanic Gardens in Castle Trauttmansdorff. It is the most popular destination in the region! Come and enjoy the colourful, unique world with more than 80 different natural and cultural landscapes from all around the world. The following are some of the botanic attractions: a rice field, a tea plantation, the most northern olive grove in Italy, a blooming field of lavender, a botanic rarity from primeval times: a bamboo forest! Besides the different plant from around the world, there are a number of adventure stations, such as the bee hive, the adventure bridge or an aviary with colourful parrots and exotic birds. Be enchanted by this variety of local and exotic plants, as well as the wildlife.
On 19 March 2013, the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle received the coveted International Garden of the Year Award
for 2013 at the Garden Tourism Conference in Toronto, Canada. After having been named Italy’s Most Beautiful Garden in 2005 and Europe’s No. 6 Garden in 2006, the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle has now been elevated to the ranks of the world’s most illustrious gardens and parks.
Enjoy an unforgettable experience during your holidays in Algund.