Winter Activities in South Tyrol
Winter sports in Merano and Environs
Winter Activities in South Tyrol

Winter Activities in South Tyrol

Winter sports in Merano and Environs

Winter sports and other outdoor adventures await visitors to the five winter sports areas in Merano and Environs. The wide slopes and sunny fun parks are perfect for snowboarding, and the picturesque mountain trails are an ideal setting for cross-country skiing in the Alps. The untouched natural landscape of the area can be explored via ski tours, sleigh rides, or snowshoeing and winter hiking. Romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides are also an extremely popular activity perfect for couples and families.

In South Tyrol/Südtirol, a wide range of winter activities is possible away from the bustle of the ski areas, including ice climbing and ice skating. Ice skating rinks and natural ice rinks can be found both in town and in the surrounding countryside. On sunny late afternoons, guests may also go swimming or visit the sauna at the Terme Merano thermal baths.
How to enjoy a snow day
Snowshoe Hike to Wanser Joch Ridge
Snowshoe hikes
Snowshoe Hike to Wanser Joch Ridge
Avalanche risk: In case of abundant fresh snow Refreshment stop: Auerhof inn, Wanserhof inn Starting point: Wans at 1,439 m Departure from the ...
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Snowshoe Hike on the Platter Berg Mountain
Snowshoe hikes
Snowshoe Hike on the Platter Berg Mountain
From the right side of car park, follow the service road uphill. Afterwards, a hiking trail, briefly bearing left, leads through the forest for a ...
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Unterkrumpwasser Snowshoe Hiking (2,250 m)
Snowshoe hikes
Unterkrumpwasser Snowshoe Hiking (2,250 m)
Avalanche risk: Little danger of avalanches in general but when there is fresh snow, it is advisable to go back the same way! Refreshment stop: ...
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Snowshoe Hiking in the Valle Sailer/Sailer Tal & Valle Wanser/Wanser Tal Valleys
Snowshoe hikes
Snowshoe Hiking in the Valle Sailer/Sailer Tal & Valle Wanser/Wanser Tal Valleys
Avalanche risk: Between Sailerhof farm and the ascent to Seebergalm mountain hut there is the risk of avalanche in conditions of abundant snow. ...
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Winter Hike to the Stone Men
Snowshoe hikes
Winter Hike to the Stone Men
The “Stoanerne Mandln“ stone men are located atop a remarkable knoll on Alpine pasture and tower at an elevation of 2,000 metres. Human figures made ...
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The Three-Alpine-Farms Panoramic Hike
Winter hikes, Snowshoe hikes
The Three-Alpine-Farms Panoramic Hike
The hike begins in the village of Hafling/Avelengo. It follows trail no. 2A to the Avelina Restaurant and then continues to the first alpine farm, ...
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Winter panoramic Hike for Fit Hikers
Snowshoe hikes
Winter panoramic Hike for Fit Hikers
Another much-loved winter hiking trail starts out in Hafling/Avelengo, passes the Wurzer Alm and Vöraner Alm Mountain Huts, continues on to ...
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Winter hiking trail to Gerstgras
Snowshoe hikes
Winter hiking trail to Gerstgras
Walking along snowy meadows, through romantic larch forests in winter silence - all you can hear is the crunching of your feet. Follow the ...
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