Ropeways

Various ropeways and chair lifts in Merano and surroundings take you high up into the fascinating world of mountains.

Ropeway Monte Sole/Unterstell, Naturno

Altitude: 545 - 1,300 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from the end of March to mid November) daily from 8 am - 7 pm (every half an hour), in winter (from mid November to the end of March) Monday - Saturday from 8 am - 5 pm (every hour), Sundays from 8 am - 7 pm (every half an hour)
Peculiarity: evening rides on Wednesdays (7 pm, 8 pm, 9 pm), Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 668418, info@unterstell.it

Ropeway Val Senales Glacier

Altitude: 2,011 - 3,212 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from early July) daily from 10 am - 4.30 pm (every half an hour), in the skiing season (from the end of September to mid May) Monday - Friday from 8.30 am - 4.30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 7.30 am - 4.30 pm (every half an hour, ski lifts until 4 pm)
Peculiarity: combined ticket “Glacier & Palms” (Ropeway Val Senales Glacier and admission to the Botanic Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle in Merano), Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 662171, info@schnalstal.com

Lazaun lift facility, Senales

Altitude: 1,999 - 2,430 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from mid July to mid September) daily from 10 am - 4 pm, in the skiing season (from early December to mid April) daily from 9 am - 4 pm
Peculiarity: high plateau at the Lazaun refuge with rare fauna, Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 662171, info@schnalstal.com

Ropeway Rio Lagundo, Parcines

Altitude: 525 - 1,352 m asl
Opening hours: in April daily from 8 am - noon and from 1 - 7 pm (every half an hour), in summer (from early May to mid October) daily from 8 am - 7 pm, in winter (from mid October to the end of March) daily from 8 am - noon and from 1 - 6.30 pm (every half an hour)
Peculiarity: renovated and renewed funicular since July 2013, Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 967198, info@partschins.com

Ropeway Lana - Monte San Vigilio

Altitude: 295 - 1,500 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in May and October Monday - Friday from 8.30 am - 1 pm and from 2 - 6 pm, Saturdays, Sundays and feast days from 9 am - 6 pm, in summer (from June to September) daily from 8 am - 7 pm, in winter (from November to April) Monday - Friday from 9 am - 12.30 pm and from 1.30 - 5 pm, Saturdays, Sundays and feast days from 8.30 am - 6 pm
Peculiarity: evening rides daily at 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11 pm (reservation needed: vigilius mountain resort - phone: +39 0473 556600), Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 561333, info@vigilio.com

Ropeway Merano 2000, Avelengo

Altitude: 680 - 1,900 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from the end of April to early November) daily from 9 am - 5 pm, in high season (from early July to mid September) till 6 pm, in the skiing season (from early December to March) Monday - Saturday from 9 am - 5.30 pm, Sundays and feast days from 8.30 am - 5.30 pm, from December 26 to January 6 daily from 8 am - 5.30 pm
Peculiarity: the longest Alpine Coaster in South Tyrol (Alpin Bob 2000), Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 234821, info@meran2000.com

Ropeway Falzeben, Avelengo

Altitude: 1,680 - 2,000 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from mid May to early November) daily from 9 am - 5 pm, in high season (from early July to mid September) till 6 pm, in the skiing season (from early December to March) Monday - Saturday from 9 am - 5 pm, Sundays and feast days from 8.30 am - 5 pm, from December 26 to January 6 daily from 8 am - 5 pm
Peculiarity: Family and Happy-Hour Tickets (from 2 pm) in summer, Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 234821, info@meran2000.com

Mittager lift (two-seater chairlift), Avelengo

Altitude: up to 2,260 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from mid June to mid October) daily from 10 am - 4 pm, in the skiing season (from early December to March) Monday - Saturday from 9.30 am - 4 pm, Sundays and feast days from 9 am - 4 pm, from December 26 to January 6 daily from 8.30 am - 4 pm
Peculiarity: impressive view of the most famous Dolomite peaks, Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 234821, info@meran2000.com

Ropeway Postal - Verano

Altitude: 226 - 1,170 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: open all year round, Monday - Friday from 7 am - 7.40 pm, Saturdays, Sundays and feast days from 8.20 am - 7 pm, in June, July and August daily till 8 pm
Peculiarity: completely renovated in 2000 (stations accessible to the disabled), one of the most modern and innovative ropeways in Europe, SouthTyrol Pass and value card**
Further information: phone: +39 0473 278187, info@gemeinde.voeran.bz.it

Chairlift Lagundo - Velloi (one-seater chairlift)

Altitude: 450 - 906 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: from mid March to mid June from 9 am - 12.30 pm and from 1.40 - 5.15 pm, from mid June to early July from 8.30 am - 12.30 pm and from 1.40 - 5.45 pm, from early July to mid October from 8.30 am - 12.30 pm and from 1.40 - 6.15 pm, from mid October to early November from 8.30 am - 12.30 pm and from 1.40 - 5.15 pm
Peculiarity: the special Velloi cable car takes you to the Leiter mountain pasture
Further information: phone: +39 0473 448532, info@gasteiger.it

Cable car Velloi - Leiter mountain pasture

Altitude: 906 - 1,450 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: from mid March to mid June from 9 am - noon and from 1 - 5 pm, from mid June to early July from 8.30 am - noon and from 1 - 5 pm, from early July to mid October from 8 am - noon and from 1 - 6 pm, from mid October to early November from 8.30 am - 12.30 pm and from 1.40 - 5.15 pm
Peculiarity: a very special cable car ride
Further information: phone: +39 0473 448532, info@gasteiger.it

Funicular Hochmuth, Tirolo

Altitude: 650 - 1,400 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from mid March to mid November) daily from 7.30 am - 6 pm, in July, August and September till 7 pm, in winter (from mid November to mid March) Monday - Friday at 7.30 am - 9 am - 10.30 am - 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm and 5.30 pm, Saturdays, Sundays and feast days at 8.30 am and from 10 am - 5 pm (every hour)
Peculiarity: starting point of the Merano High Path (mountain station)
Further information: phone: +39 0471 923480, info@seilbahn-hochmuth.it

Ropeways Monte Cervina, Saltusio/Val Passiria

Altitude: 490 - 1,980 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: ropeway Saltusio-Prenn (intermediate station) in summer (from mid March to early November) from 8.30 am - 5.30 pm, from mid June to the end of September till 6.30 pm (every half an hour), ropeway Prenn-Klammeben (mountain station) in summer (from mid April to early November) from 8.40 am - 1.10 pm and from 1.20 - 5.20 pm, from mid June to mid September till 6.20 pm (every half an hour)
Peculiarity: there are two lift facilities: the ropeway Saltusio-Prenn (intermediate station) and the ropeway Prenn-Klammeben (mountain station), Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 645498, seilbahn.hirzer@rolmail.net

Schwemmalm cable car, Pracupola/Val d’Ultimo

Altitude: 1,150 - 2,162 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from early June to mid October) Monday - Saturday from 9 am - 5 pm, Sundays and feast days from 9 am - 6 pm, closed if it’s raining, in the skiing season (from mid December to early April) daily from 8.45 - 5 pm
Peculiarity: summer season pass and season pass with paraglider / mountain bike available, Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 795390, info@schwemmalm.com

Ropeway Verdins - Tall, Scena

Altitude: 840 - 1,450 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from mid March to early November) from 8.30 am - noon and from 1 - 5 pm, in June till 5.30 pm, from early July to mid October till 6 pm (every half an hour)
Peculiarity: prolonged service and special prices for the event “Tallner Sunntig” with music and local delicacies (every 1st Sunday of the month, from May to October)
Further information: phone: +39 0473 949450, info@verdins.it

Ropeway Taser, Scena

Altitude: 872 - 1,450 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from mid March to early November) daily from 8.30 am - noon and from 1 - 6 pm (every half an hour), from mid June to early September till 7 pm (Sundays and feast days), December 25th - January 06th from 9 am - noon and from 1 - 5 pm
Peculiarity: ropeway of the Taser Family Alp and high rope course at the mountain station
Further information: phone: +39 0473 945615, info@familienalm.com

Chairlift Merano - Tirolo

Altitude: 320 - 500 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in summer (from early April to the end of October) daily from 9 am - 6 pm, from early July to mid September till 7 pm
Peculiarity: 2 minutes’ walk from the valley station to the Medieval shopping arcades of Merano
Further information: phone: +39 0473 923105, info@panorama-tirol.com

Texel Panorama Cable Car (Parcines - Giggelberg)

Altitude: 633 - 1,544 m a.s.l.
Opening hours: in March, April and May daily from 8 am - 6 pm (every half an hour and every hour), in summer (from June to September) daily from 8 am - 7 pm, Thursdays and Sundays 1st ride at 7 am, in October and November daily from 8 am - 6 pm (every half an hour and every hour)
Peculiarity: with the cable car straight up to the Merano High Path at the heart of the Gruppo di Tessa Nature Park, Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket*
Further information: phone: +39 0473 968295, info@texelbahn.com

* Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket: the ticket allows access to 14 different cable cars and lifts in Merano and surroundings. The Seilbahnkarte Meraner Land ticket is valid for 6 days from when it is first used - during this period, one two-way ticket per lift on 4 different days can be used. The ticket is available from early April to early November.

** SouthTyrol Pass and value card: both tickets are valid for all means of transportation included in the South Tyrolean Integrated System (buses and regional trains as well as the Mendola funicular, the Renon line train and the funiculars of Renon, San Genesio, Verano, Meltina, Maranza and - new in 2017 - Colle).

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