The Picco Ivigna towers over the spa town of Merano, clearly visible from a great distance. At the foot of the mountain are the sun-kissed villages of Avelengo
, and the skiing
and hiking region
of Merano 2000. Endless alpine pastures, larch forests and relaxing expanses define the natural surroundings of the Tschögglberg, the extensive plateau between Merano and Bolzano, which is extremely popular among families with children, as well as hikers and skiers. Avelengo
ranges from 1,250 to 1,600 metres above sea level and is known for giving its German name (Hafling) to the famous Haflinger horses
; however the area is also popular as a hiking and leisure paradise that can be quickly and easily reached from Merano. Families, connoisseurs, sports and horse lovers can explore the glorious natural surroundings on the many and varied hiking trails and marvel at the magnificent mountain vistas. Verano
, which is as sunny as it is idyllic, lies at 1,200 metres above sea level. Extensive forests and pasture land and the mild climate mean that this location, high above Merano and with magnificent views, is a great place for walking and hiking all year round. Nature, culture, rural traditions and special highlights such as the legendary “Knottnkino
” natural cinema make a holiday in Verano unique.
The “sporty sun-terrace” overlooking Merano is a real highlight for hikers and skiers. Merano 2000
, the skiing and hiking area at the foot of Picco Ivigna, attracts visitors for activities such as hiking, mountain biking and paragliding whilst its lovely mountain inns and sunny terraces delight connoisseurs. In winter, as a top skiing resort for families
, it offers around 40 km of slopes, excellent childcare facilities and child-friendly skiing. Accommodation in Avelengo, Verano and Merano 2000 Hotels
, Bed & Breakfast
Hotels, Holiday Apartments
and Farm Stays
in Avelengo, Verano and Merano 2000
Wellness hotels for discerning connoisseurs, family-run guesthouses, apartments, riding holidays, farm stays – in Avelengo, Verano and Merano 2000 there is accommodation to suit every need and preference.