Encounter a bright, sunny hiker’s paradise located just 6 km from the spa-town of Meran/Merano: The village of Dorf Tirol. At the foot of the imposing Texelgruppe range, South Tyrol’s largest nature park , holidaymakers have the choice between: A comfortable train ride with a stroll to the Muthöfe farms or an equally rewarding hike to the impressive Spronser Seen lakes , or even a multi-day hike along the Meran High Mountain Trail. Looking for a true South Tyrolean highlight? Look no further than Dorf Tirol: For it is here one can visit the former seat of the Counts of Tyrol in Schloss Tirol castle. Today it houses the South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and History.