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Merano

a town and resort in NE Italy, in the foothills of the central Alps: capital of the Tyrol (12th--15th century); under Austrian rule until 1919. Pop.: 33 656 (2001)

Merano

 

a city in northern Italy in Bolzano Province in the Trentino-Aldo Adige. Situated on the upper course of the Adige River. Population, 32,500 (1965). More than half of the labor force is employed in the service industries. Beer, canned fruits, wine, chemicals, and ceramics are produced in Merano. A hydroelectric power plant is located near the city.

Merano is a climatic and balneological resort located in the foothills of the Alps. The climate is marine, with a mild, sunny winter (average January temperature, 0°-2°C) and a warm summer (average July temperature, 21°C). The chief therapeutic means is the cold radioative springs (13°C; Mach number, 150-250), the water of which is used for drinking, baths, inhalation therapy, and showers. Climatotherapy and grape therapy are also prescribed. Merano offers treatment for diseases of the respiratory organs, the gastrointestinal tract, and joints; metabolic disorders; and gynecological and skin diseases. It has balneotherapy and physical therapy clinics, boardinghouses, and hotels.

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Objectives: The Merano - Malles railway line provides a valid alternative to cars and coaches for both inhabitants and tourists in the Italian Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano and is therefore regarded by the promoter as key to its sustainable transport policy.
Merano isn't known for hosting a number of refugees; it's mostly a tourist destination for Italians and other Europeans.
Leaving my high-rise sanctuary isn't easy, but it's worth the effort to visit one of the South Tyrol's top tourist destinations - the awardwinning Trauttmansdorff Gardens in Merano.
Price includes | Return flights to Italy from Birmingham | Airport to hotel transfers | One suitcase allowance per person | Four nights' dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Pace in Arco | Visits to the Christmas Markets in Merano & Bolzano | The services of a friendly, professional Tour Manager Christmas in Lake Garda Flying direct from Birmingham Departs 22 December 2013 Join us for an unforgettable festive-tide holiday on the picturesque shores of Italy's largest and most spectacular lake.
To add insult to injury Reveley watched his 2010-winning partner Rigoureux justify favouritism at Merano under Jacques Ricou by a short neck from Czech challenger Imprezer.
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The train had been nearing its destination of Merano, about 180 miles north of Venice, after departing from the small town of Malles.
The accident happened yesterday morning at a remote spot near the skiing resort of Merano, around 180 miles north-west of Venice and near the Austrian border.
Nesie Merano, another professional musician, foresees a great future for Naga musicians.
The accident happened at peak commuter time on Monday morning near the city of Merano, in a mountainous area about 300km north of Venice.
Italian media said Maradona, whose team are in danger of missing out on next year s World Cup after recent defeats by Brazil and Paraguay, had checked into The Henri Chenot clinic in Merano.
WILLIE MULLINS and Ruby Walsh both enjoyed a memorable Cheltenham Festival - and look the duo to follow at Navan today with Palace Merano and Barker.