TRADE FAIR AND HOLIDAYS
In Meran and its surroundings there are numerous events concerning nature, food and wine, history and culture of the region: concerts, markets, walks, exhibitions, conferences and tasting. One of the most anticipated events of the year is Merano WineFestival, that since 1992 celebrates the excellent Italian and international food and wine. It starts at the beginning of November in the wonderful location of the Kurhaus and every year a great number of visitors, enthusiasts and experts coming to town to present, discover and try high quality products. It is an occasion for meeting and comparison, moreover there are cooking prizes, show cooking, film preview and forums; with more and more attention to organic, biodynamic and natural products.
Meran is not only an intense wine “experience”: there are spaces also for other products such as: oil, beer, grappa and local food. Keyword: excellence. As well as important from the cultural point of view and fascinating for tourists and visitors is Meran Christmas market that takes place along the famous Passirio promenade. Lights, smells and colours of the stands, full of Christmas decorations, typical and handmade products create a unique jolly atmosphere enjoyable for children and adults thanks to the numerous activities: creative thematic and free workshops for children, as well as a wide choice of original typical gift ideas.
Numerous little wood houses offer every kind of products: artistic candles, holiday typical pastry, artisan workshops where you can create your own Christmas gifts with the help of professional artisans, artistic pottery, clothing and housewares, handmade Christmas decorations, honey, jam, chocolate and all you need for your Nativity scene. A wide choice of products to make magical your Christmas and special your holiday.