Naturno (Naturns) is situated very close to the spa town of Merano and right opposite the large Texelgruppe National Park: a real paradise for hiking and holiday making.

Holiday in Naturno (Naturns) - South Tyrol

Naturno is located in immediate vicinity of the Merano health resort and the large Gruppo di Tessa Nature Park and is a veritable haven for hikers and holidaymakers. Naturno has an average of 315 days of sun a year, which is unique for the eastern Alp region. The impressive scenery of Naturno and its surroundings, with numerous apple orchards, Waal paths and mountains pastures and the many hotels in Naturno with their wide range of services offer the perfect conditions for a sunny and enjoyable holiday.

Diverse offers

Naturno offers a whole feast of leisure activities: mountain climbing and glacier tours, rambling tours along the numerous hiking trails for all abilities or along one of the 50 Waal paths, cycling along a network of more than 100km of signposted cycling paths, wellness and fun in the water for the whole family in the adventure pool in Naturno, fun and adventure while mountain climbing, rafting and canoeing and pleasant hours in the skating and leisure facility in Naturno.You can even go skiing in the summer: the Val Senales glacier (3,200m) is only 24km away and offers skiing possibilities all year round.


Naturno is home to one of the most famous South Tyrolean monuments which has also been described by many writers and poets: the San Procolo church where you can see the oldest frescoes in the German-speaking part. Castle Naturno, the monument of the village, towers high above Naturno. Castle Juval is located in immediate vicinity of Naturno and today belongs to the extreme mountaineer Reinhold Messner, who has turned it into a mountain museum which offers daily guided tours.

Gruppo di Tessa Nature Park

Experience the natural beauty of South Tyrol's largest nature reserve covering 33,430 hectares. Explore the world of golden eagles, deer, chamois, ibex and marmots while enjoying mountain pastures, mountain torrents, waterfalls and glaciers.

Culinary delights

The cuisine of Naturno is as diverse as the landscape. The hearty dishes of the traditional cuisine invite you to take a rest in one of the cosy taverns and mountain cabins along the hiking trails. But you should also give in to the Italian cuisine with its specialties. During your holiday in Naturno you shouldn't miss out on the so-called Törggelen event in late autumn. When participating in Törggelen, you will visit rural taverns where you will taste new wine and hearty culinary delights, such as smoked and dried farmers' bacon, home-made sausages with sauerkraut, roasted chestnuts and Krapfen (South Tyrolean doughnuts).

This is exactly what an unforgettable holiday in Naturno should taste like!

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