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.