SCHENNA IN BLOOM
01.04. - 31.05.2020
Spring now. Endless summer.
Be there when Schenna is blossoming …
Book your holiday in April/May 2020 and you’ll get a free “Schenna in bloom” Card.
The card grants you numerous perks, which will make your holiday even more exciting and diverse.
All services at a glance:
• Free entry at the Trauttmansdorff Castle.
• A number of guided tours, workshops and events organised by the Schenna Tourist Office.
• One-off 25% discount: archery and high-rope courses at the Taser Alm www.taseralm.com.
• Free Alpine-Bob ride with the purchase of a return--
ticket for the Merano 2000 cable car (from 1.-31.5.2020).
The gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle!
80 natural and cultural landscapes, botanical collections, themed gardens, art installations… with a natural amphitheatre as backdrop. And right in the heart of the gardens, the beautiful castle, the Empress of Austria Sissi once called her home – now the HQ of the Touriseum. You can get there from Schenna by bus, car or foot.
* The “Schenna in bloom” Card grants you free access at the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle. The daily parking fee (€ 4) is not included. Present your card at the cash desk. Opening hours in April/May: daily 9.00 AM - 7.00 PM (last admission 17.30 PM)
Free spring events
The “Schenna in Bloom” Card grants you free access to these 10 events:
Calmness is the virtue of the strong
Take a walk along the canal with Roswitha Schwienbacher Kröll. Meditation, water and Kneipp therapies, herbal medicine. Create your Mandala.
Schenna from its best side
Hikes and guided tours through the culture and art-history of the old and new parish churches and the mausoleum.
Soft movements with Marion Inderst, our Yoga expert. Every Thursday at the Schenna Lido.
Mountain: passion & emotions
Guided hikes along the irrigation canals, through farmsteads and high Alpine routes; breath-taking views!
Gardening in Schenna
Workshop and herbs-tasting with landscape-architect Andrea Göhring. Get helpful tips about flower box-arrangement and get to know the most popular spring herbs. Prepare your own drinks, herb-salts and yummy spreads. Herb salt as a present.
Cooking with wild herbs
Workshop with Priska Weger, farmer and herb-expert at the Oberhaslerhof. Make dumplings with “wild” ingredients. Recipes and curiosities about medicinal herbs for a healthy diet.
A world of wild herbs
Herbal spring excursion with Elisabeth Taibon Karnutsch. Curiosities, experiments and tastings. Collect herbs and prepare spreads and tinctures to take home with you.
Vegetable patch and gardens
Landscape-architect Andrea Göhring will walk you through gardens and private allotments of Schenna and teach you about roses, flowers and medicinal herbs.
Excursions with Elisabeth Unterthurner. Set off at dawn and climb 480 m to watch the sunrise from Spieler mountain in Merano 2000. South Tyrolean breakfast on the Meranerhütte.
Golden, Gala, Granny
Walk through the orchards and taste the apples.
Talks about fruit growing, harvesting and apples.
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