Winter sports

Skiing, cross-country skiing, winter hikes or showshoeing, or maybe ice skacing in the centre of Merano? Merano and surroundings offers a wide choice regarding winter leisure time activities.

Winter holidays in Val d’Ultimo, in Val Senales, Val Passiria or in the centre of Merano? Good choice, I would say. Particularly if you love winterly activities in a fariytale landscape, inhaling crystal clear mountain air.

In Val Senales, Merano 2000, Val Passiria and Val d’Ultimo, there is a wide range of cross-country ski runs, both for beginners and professional cross-country skiers. Of course there are also several skiing areas, such as Merano 2000, Plan in Val Passiria, the Val Senales glacier or the Schwemmalm in Val d’Ultimo.

If you seek the absolute adrenaline thrill, we recommend you to visit the ice climbing facility in Corvara, Val Passiria, rush of adrenaline guaranteed, even only by watching. Those, however, who prefer more cosy activities are invited to make a pleasant winter hike in the snow-covered landscape in the surroundings of Merano, or take part in a guided showshoe-tour. Likewise popular is ski touring in the mountains surroundings Merano and the head of the alpine valleys in this area. There is something for every taste!

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  1. Skiing areas

    Skiing areas

    The skiing areas of Merano and surroundings are able to meet the requirements of…
  2. Winter Hike and Sledge Run Grünboden Alm

    Winter Hike and Sledge Run Grünboden Alm

    In the skiing area of Plan/Pfelders in the Val Passiria valley, the sledge run of…
  3. Snow shoe hike to San Maurizio in the Val d’Ultimo

    Snow shoe hike to San Maurizio in the Val d'Ultimo

    An easy tour in the snowy Val d’Ultimo near the Schwemmalm skiing area.
  4. Snow shoe hike to the Malga Lafez mountain hut

    Snow shoe hike to the Malga Lafez mountain hut

    A sunny winter day in the Val Senales, off the busy skiing areas, amidst untouched…
  5. Snowshoe Hike to the Bergl Alm

    Snowshoe Hike to the Bergl Alm

    The Bergl Alm, a rustic mountain hut in a secluded position above the Val Senales…
  6. Cross-country skiing

    Cross-country skiing

    Cross-country skiing is a sport that involves almost all body muscles. Merano and…
  7. Ice climbing

    Ice climbing

    At Corvara in Val Passiria there is one of the largest artificial ice climbing…
  8. Winter walk at Monte San Vigilio

    Winter walk at Monte San Vigilio

    The Monte San Vigilio above Lana is an oasis of tranquility and relax, ideal for a…
  9. To Sant’Elena in Val d’Ultimo

    To Sant'Elena in Val d'Ultimo

    Pleasant winter walk to the famous pilgrimage site above San Pancrazio in the Val…
  10. Winter walk to the Malga Lazins

    Winter walk to the Malga Lazins

    The Lazins valley is a wide high valley that stretches from Plan in the Val…
  11. Snowshoeing at Merano 2000

    Snowshoeing at Merano 2000

    The snowshoeing tour to the Giogo della Croce takes across the skiing and hiking…
  12. Armin Zöggeler

    Armin Zöggeler

    Armin Zöggeler is one of South Tyrol’s most excellent former athletes.

Suggested accommodations

  1. Hotel Oberraindlhof

    Hotel Oberraindlhof

  2. Mountain Hotel Tyrol

    Mountain Hotel Tyrol

  3. Piccolo Hotel Gurschler

    Piccolo Hotel Gurschler

  4. Hotel & Residence St. Nikolaus

    Hotel & Residence St. Nikolaus

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