Merano & Surroundings
Merano and the surrounding region are undoubtedly one of the most beautiful parts of South Tyrol. The Art Nouveau city is surrounded by greenery and has something for everyone.
Whether it’s a simple shopping spree through the picturesque streets, a visit to the world famous gardens of Trauttsmansdorf or challenging hikes in the mountains, your days will be filled with fun and excitement.
Merano offers cyclists an extensive network of cycle paths for all abilities, leading to Bolzano in the south and the Passeiertal and Vischgau valley in the north. Cycling on the South Tyrolean cycle path is a unique pleasure that combines spectacular views with physical exercise.
For golf fans, there is plenty of space for a thrilling round against an imposing mountain backdrop.
Here are some more activities we highly recommend:
- the Tappeinerweg that offers a view of the Adige Valley
- the Sissi Trail, leading to the squares of Princess Sissi
- the hike Monte Finger, with a spectacular summit and breath-taking view.
Verdinser Hof leaves nothing to chance, offering and organising a range of activities for you, including hikes of different levels of difficulty, cycling and golf.
Arrive and feel at home
A thousand lights illuminate the city of Merano, the days get colder and the fragrance of snow is in the air... these are the first signs of winter in Merano. You can enjoy winter sports in the ski resort of Merano, just 5 km away is Merano 2000, which is also great for sightseeing and shopping. At the end of November the Christmas market in Merano is set up, offering the chance of a lovely walk along the Passiria River accompanied by exquisite aromas of cinnamon and mulled wine. Let yourself be enchanted by the tranquil atmosphere and experience a sophisticated winter in Merano.
Winter in Merano
Merano Christmas Market :
More than 80 exhibitors await you with many gift ideas.
Advent at Castle Rametz:
Enjoy the advent period at the Rametz castle near Merano. An excellent alternative to the more crowded Christmas market.
New Year's Eve in Merano:
A stylish way to see in the New Year, with music and a varied entertainment program, rounded off with a magnificent fireworks display.
Winter in the mountains of Merano
Your active holiday in the mountains:
Skiing, sledding, snowshoeing and alpine skiing. Treat yourself to fantastic winter experiences with a beautiful view of the snowy landscape.
The Merano 2000 ski area is located just 5 km from Merano and offers perfectly prepared slopes.
There is a lot to do in Merano and the surrounding area, just choose the one activity you like most.