Holiday in Dorf Tirol, near Meran
Dorf Tirol – A pretty unique village above the spa town of Meran
The Ladurnergut is located in the quiet town centre of Dorf Tirol, the ideal starting point for your hiking holiday in South Tyrol. Start your adventure in the sun-drenched mountains of the Meraner Land directly from our doorstep or get the bus from the bus stop next to our house (just 500 meters away). In Dorf Tirol you'll also find many exclusive shops, boutiques, small cafés as well as a variety of restaurants.
Experience unforgettable adventures, top events and exciting attractions. Keep active with a variety of sports such as tennis, minigolf, bowling, biking and paragliding – make the most of your holiday in South Tirol. Take a look at our top-ten excursion destinations and tourist attractions in Dorf Tirol, South Tyrol.
Over the Falknerweg, you can walk to the landmark of Dorf Tirol: Tirol Castle. The castle is also the seat of the Museum of Cultural and Regional History and treasures one of the most extensive historical collections of the region.
Bird care centre and bird of prey show
The Tirol Castle also houses the rescue centre for bird fauna. Here, a team of experts takes care of injured birds and nurses them back to health. If possible, the birds are then released back into nature once they're fit to face the struggles of real life in nature.
Our tip: Experience one of the daily and highly fascinating flight demonstrations with birds of prey and owls.
Right below Tirol Castle lies the Brunnenburg. Here you’ll find the Agricultural Museum, which provides insights into the former life of South Tyrolean farmers, mountain farmers and old trades. In addition, the Brunnenburg hosts a number of endangered pet breeds.
Churches in Dorf Tirol
The heart of the spiritual life of Dorf Tirol have been and still are the parish church of St. Francis Baptist, the parish church of St. Peter above the village of Gratsch and the St. Rupert church.
Dorf Tirol's themed trails
Dorf Tirol dedicates two themed trails to the natural treasures that helped shaping the economy of the sunny village above Meran: the Apple Trail and the Wine Trail. Get an insight into the daily life of wine and apple farmers in Dorf Tirol.
The Hochmuth cable car takes you from Dorf Tirol to Hochmuth (1400 m) in 5 minutes. Get ready to embrace the wonderful mountain landscape and soak up the unique views over the Meran basin and the Adige Valley. Embark on an exciting hiking adventure on one of the many routes for all fitness levels: from easy, effortless descents into the valley station of the Hochmuth cable car to challenging summit hikes in the Texel Group and demanding expeditions to the Spronser Lakes.
Minigolf in Dorf Tirol
The mini-golf course is located right at the entrance of the village and can be easily reached by foot from the town centre. The mini-golf course is a popular meeting place for everyone who’s looking to meet people and have fun.
Paragliding in Dorf Tirol
Flying over the rooftops like a bird. Who doesn't dream of being able to fly? On a paraglider, you can experience Dorf Tirol and the Meraner Land from a bird's view. From the Muthöfe, take off on an unforgettable tandem flight.
Tennis courts with flood-light systems
Also located at the entrance of Dorf Tirol, three well-kept clay courts with a picturesque backdrop offer the best conditions for an exciting tennis match with friends and family.
Beach volley courts in Dorf Tirol
Fancy a game of beach volley? The long summer and mild evenings come just right in Dorf Tirol! With a breath-taking backdrop, you can have fun and work out on one of the courts of the Dorf Tirol beach volley centre. At night, a powerful floodlight system ensures optimum playing conditions.