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The town of Merano includes the districts of Maia Bassa, Maia Alta, Quarazze, Labers and Sinigo as well as the historic centre

In the basin in which Val Passiria, Val Venosta and Val d'Ultimo meet, there is the town of Merano, which has been a renowned spa town since the 19th century. In Roman times the settlement "castrum maiense" was built, which later on continued existing as Maia. Merano itself was mentioned for the first time in 857 as Mairania and was officially declared a town in the 13th century. Today the districts of Maia Bassa, Maia Alta, Quarazze, Labers and Sinigo belong to Merano, not to forget the historic centre with the mediaeval shopping arcades.

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    Historic centre of Merano

    The most ancient city district and the city centre of Merano are located in the…
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    The 600-people village of Quarazze, part of the municipality of Merano, was built…
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    The outstanding building of Labers, which is part of Merano, is the homonymous castle.
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    Maia Alta

    The elegant residential area of the town of Merano is located on the road to the…
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    About four km from the centre of Merano, there is the locality of Sinigo.
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    Maia Bassa

    Once upon a time Maia was an independent locality and since 1924 it has been part…

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