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Hiking through larch forests on the sunny mountain plateaus of Avelengo and Verano in the vicinity of Merano
Riding on the mountain plateaus of Avelengo and Verano, from which the gentle Haflinger horse takes its name
Merano 2000: the ski are above Merano for families and winter sports enthusiasts seeking a range of fun, activity and culinary delights

Avelengo, Verano, Merano 2000

The sunny plateau above the spa town of Merano

Above the spa town of Merano the spectacular Mount Ifinger rises, while beneath the Tschögglberg high plateau stretches along the Salten. This area is home to the villages of Avelengo/Hafling and Verano/Vöran, as well as the Merano 2000 hiking and skiing area. The diverse vegetation ranges from bright larch woods to pine and birch trees, with both open meadows and mountain pastures. The village of Avelengo gave its name to the famous Haflinger breed of horses. Merano 2000 is a renowned hiking destination in summer, while in winter it turns into a popular ski area, especially suited for families and those who enjoy winter sports, outdoor fun and good food.

Winter

  •   Skiing

    Skiing

    Skiing at Merano 2000 means winter fun for the entire family. The sunny Merano 2000 ski area is ideal for families, as well as beginning and experienced skiers.

    On perfectly groomed wide pistes, skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the mostly mild and moderate slopes.

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    Exciting downhill run at Merano 2000
     
  •   Winter Hiking

    Winter Hiking

    On the sunny mountain plateau, visitors will find easy and basic as well as more demanding routes for winter hiking in Avelengo/Hafling, Verano/Vöran and Merano 2000.

    On the terraces of traditional mountain inns and huts, South Tyrolean specialties such as dumpling soup and Kaiserschmarrn are especially to be recommended.

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    Snowshoe hike on Merano 2000
     
  •   Other Activities

    Other Activities

    Apart from skiing and snowboarding, other popular winter activities on the sunny mountain plateau of the Merano 2000 ski area include tobogganing, Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, and paragliding.

    A sleigh ride with the famous Haflinger horses through the snowy landscape is also an unforgettable experience.

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    Sleigh ride with the Haflinger horses
     
  •   Events

    Events in Avelengo and Verano

    The region of Avelengo, Verano, Merano 2000, affectionately known as Merano’s Sun Terrace, offers a wide array of recreational activities and unique experiences of nature—throughout all four seasons.

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    Snowshoe hiking on Merano 2000
     

Skiing

Skiing at Merano 2000 means winter fun for the entire family. The sunny Merano 2000 ski area is ideal for families, as well as beginning and experienced skiers.

On perfectly groomed wide pistes, skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the mostly mild and moderate slopes.

read more Make a inquiry now
Exciting downhill run at Merano 2000
 

Winter Hiking

On the sunny mountain plateau, visitors will find easy and basic as well as more demanding routes for winter hiking in Avelengo/Hafling, Verano/Vöran and Merano 2000.

On the terraces of traditional mountain inns and huts, South Tyrolean specialties such as dumpling soup and Kaiserschmarrn are especially to be recommended.

read more Make a inquiry now
Snowshoe hike on Merano 2000
 

Other Activities

Apart from skiing and snowboarding, other popular winter activities on the sunny mountain plateau of the Merano 2000 ski area include tobogganing, Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, and paragliding.

A sleigh ride with the famous Haflinger horses through the snowy landscape is also an unforgettable experience.

read more Make a inquiry now
Sleigh ride with the Haflinger horses
 

Events in Avelengo and Verano

The region of Avelengo, Verano, Merano 2000, affectionately known as Merano’s Sun Terrace, offers a wide array of recreational activities and unique experiences of nature—throughout all four seasons.

read more Make a inquiry now
Snowshoe hiking on Merano 2000
 
 
 

The family-friendly Merano 2000 ski area is loacated on the sunny Tschögglberg mountain plateau above the spa town of Merano/Meran.

 
 

Discover the rich array of winter sports offered by the popular family ski resort and the ski school of Merano 2000 – the sun terrace overlooking the spa...

 
 

Located directly next to the Merano 2000 Cable Car mountain station, the children’s ski area Luckis Kinderland at Merano 2000 offers children a place for...

 
 

Located in the rear part of the ski area on the Oswald slopes in the Waidmannalm pasture area, the new Merano 2000 Snowpark was recently opened.

 
 

On the sunny mountain plateau, visitors will find easy and basic as well as more demanding routes for winter hiking in Avelengo, Verano and Merano 2000.

 
 

During the winter months, the riding stables in Avelengo, Verano and Merano 2000 offer riding lessons, guided rides and day trips on horseback.

 
 

Many holiday packages are offered by the family-friendly establishments in Avelengo/Hafling, Verano/Vöran and Merano 2000, as well as the ski kindergarten...

 
 

The region of Avelengo, Verano, Merano 2000, affectionately known as Merano’s Sun Terrace, offers a wide array of recreational activities and unique...

 
 

Guided hiking tour and multimediashow with the famous alpinist Tamara Lunger.

 
 

Night race with Haflinger horses at Avelengo/Falzeben.

 
 

Along the trails for hiking and skiing, numerous mountain inns and huts in Avelengo, Verano and Merano 2000 invite guests to stop and enjoy their skillful...

 
 

Worth visiting is the Knottnkino viewing platform on the Rotsteinkogel mountain above Verano, in which nature is presented as a special kind of cinema....

Summer

  •   Hiking

    Hiking

    On the sunny mountain plateau of Avelengo/Hafling, Verano/Vöran and Merano 2000, located above the spa town of Merano/meran, hikers can find numerous attractive routes and varied trails.

    Easy hiking trails lead through larch forests and mountain meadows, past ancient churches and alpine lakes.

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    Hiking on Merano 2000
     
  •   Horse Riding

    Horse Riding

    Horse riding in Avelengo/Hafling, Merano 2000 and Verano/Vöran is a popular form of recreation in the home of the Haflinger horses.

    These robust horses were once bred by farmers in Avelengo, and eventually the name Haflinger became established for the breed.

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    The Haflinger horse is the trademark of Avelengo
     
  •   Family

    Family

    The sunny pastures of the Tschögglberg mountain plateau are perfect for a family holiday in Avelengo/Hafling, Merano 2000 and Verano/Vöran.

    Here, one can find numerous hiking trails, ranging from easy routes for walking with strollers to more demanding routes for active families.

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    Playgrounds for kids at Avelengo and Verano
     
  •   Other Activities

    Other Activities

    In the varied, sunny hiking area of Avelengo/Hafling, Merano 2000 and Verano/Vöran, there are numerous possibilities for sport and leisure activities.

    Mountain biking and Nordic walking, speed hiking, paragliding and rock climbing – many offers are available for all tastes.

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    Alpin Bob on Meran 2000
     
  •   Events

    Events in Avelengo and Verano

    The region of Avelengo, Verano, Merano 2000, affectionately known as Merano’s Sun Terrace, offers a wide array of recreational activities and unique experiences of nature—throughout all four seasons.

    read more
    Snowshoe hiking on Merano 2000
     

Hiking

On the sunny mountain plateau of Avelengo/Hafling, Verano/Vöran and Merano 2000, located above the spa town of Merano/meran, hikers can find numerous attractive routes and varied trails.

Easy hiking trails lead through larch forests and mountain meadows, past ancient churches and alpine lakes.

read more Make a inquiry now
Hiking on Merano 2000
 

Horse Riding

Horse riding in Avelengo/Hafling, Merano 2000 and Verano/Vöran is a popular form of recreation in the home of the Haflinger horses.

These robust horses were once bred by farmers in Avelengo, and eventually the name Haflinger became established for the breed.

read more Make a inquiry now
The Haflinger horse is the trademark of Avelengo
 

Family

The sunny pastures of the Tschögglberg mountain plateau are perfect for a family holiday in Avelengo/Hafling, Merano 2000 and Verano/Vöran.

Here, one can find numerous hiking trails, ranging from easy routes for walking with strollers to more demanding routes for active families.

read more Make a inquiry now
Playgrounds for kids at Avelengo and Verano
 

Other Activities

In the varied, sunny hiking area of Avelengo/Hafling, Merano 2000 and Verano/Vöran, there are numerous possibilities for sport and leisure activities.

Mountain biking and Nordic walking, speed hiking, paragliding and rock climbing – many offers are available for all tastes.

read more Make a inquiry now
Alpin Bob on Meran 2000
 

Events in Avelengo and Verano

The region of Avelengo, Verano, Merano 2000, affectionately known as Merano’s Sun Terrace, offers a wide array of recreational activities and unique experiences of nature—throughout all four seasons.

read more Make a inquiry now
Snowshoe hiking on Merano 2000
 
 
 

A network of simple to challenging hiking trails runs across the sunny mountain plateau above the spa town of Merano/Meran.

 
 

At the hiking area above the spa town of Merano/Meran, there are many mountain restaurants suitable for families.

 
 

Year-round horseback riding, riding lessons and carriage rides are offered at the mountain plateau of Avelengo/Hafling, Merano 2000 and Verano/Vöran.

 
 

The Alpin Bob toboggan ride in the ski and hiking area of Merano 2000 guarantees, in both summer and winter, fun for the entire family.

Avelengo, Verano, Merano 2000

The sunny plateau above the spa town of Merano

Holidays in Avelengo and Merano 2000

Rising proud and visible above the Merano spa town is the imposing Ifinger mountain, and at its feet the sunny Tschögglberg mountain plateau and the villages of Avelengo/Hafling, Verano/Vöran and the Merano 2000 skiing area and hiking area. Larch forests, birch trees and meadows define the landscape of the plateau above the spa town. The region is easily reached by car or public transport via a scenic road.

The village of Avelengo has a population of 750 at heights of between 1,250 to 1,600 m a.s.l.. A once-popular summer resort for urban residents, the village of the Haflinger horses is now a year-round holiday destination for families and riding enthusiasts.

High above the Val d’Adige/Etschtal Valley at 1,200 m a.s.l., lies the small village of Verano, with 930 inhabitants. The mild climate invites visitors year round for walks and hikes through the woods and meadows of the mountain plateau. The village is committed to green energy solutions. Also worth seeing in Verano, along with the famous Knottnkino, are the old thatched roofs of the mountain farms.

The Merano 2000 skiing and hiking area is the most popular local recreational zone. From Avelengo and Verano, visitors can reach the valley station of the Falzeben Cable Car in a few minutes. In winter, the child-friendly Merano 2000 family ski area offers, over approximately 40km of trails, ideal conditions for skiers, snowboarders and sled enthusiasts. In summer, Merano 2000 is a hiking area with numerous opportunities for activity and leisure. There are many hiking and mountain biking trails, paragliding courses and the Alpin Bob toboggan ride.