Hiking Trails in Lana and Surroundings near Merano
Hiking Trails in Lana and Surroundings near Merano

Hiking Trails in Lana and Surroundings near Merano

Walks from between 300 to 3,000 m altitude in Merano and Environs

In the village of Lana and its surroundings near the spa town of Merano/Meran, hikers will find a wealth of possibilities in terms of easy hiking trails. Walks in Lana can be found throughout the municipality. Simple walks and promenades lead along the Sculpture Trail into the Ländpromenade, and into the wild and romantic Gaulschlucht gorge. Also worthwhile is the few kilometer-long Brandis Waalweg trail: a flat running panoramic path alongside the famous South Tyrolean water canals that runs along the mountain above Lana, ending at the Brandis waterfall. In Lana di Sotto/Niederlana, near the ruins of Brandis Castle, is the starting point for hikes to Ackpfeif and the panoramic hill of St. Hippolyt.

  • Barrier-free walkways also ideal for families with buggy
  • Thematic trails in the valley
  • Recreation at mountain Vigiljoch
  • Mountain hikes to mystical places

Hiking trails in the area
In Merano and Environs, there are hiking trails from between 300 meters above sea level in the valley to over 3000 m above sea level at the summit. Those who prefer more gentle routes can hike along the Merano basin, along the 80 km long Meraner Waalrunde Circuit Trail. Experienced mountaineers take multi-day hikes to the Texelgruppe Nature Park on the scenic Merano High Mountain trail. The European Long-Distance Trail E 5, the Tyrolean High Mountain Trail and the Sarntal Valley Hufeisentour circuit route lead through high Alpine landscapes.

Many of the well-marked hiking trails in Lana and the surrounding area start virtually at your doorstep, while others can be reached quickly via cable car, chairlift and public transport. Thanks to the mild local climate, the hiking season in Lana and the surrounding area begins in March and only ends in late autumn.
Hiking suggestions
Lana - Pawigl - Vigiljoch
Hiking, all hiking routes, medium, difficult
Lana - Pawigl - Vigiljoch

A medium hike from the car-free Vigiljoch at the foothills of the Ortler Alps to the sun-drenched village of Pawigl.

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Vigiljoch - Pawigl - Lana
Hiking, all hiking routes, medium
Vigiljoch - Pawigl - Lana

A hike from the car-free Vigiljoch at the foothills of the Ortler Alps to the sun-drenched village of Pawigl. A scenic tour in the Meraner Land in South Tyrol.

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Monte S. Vigilio/Vigiljoch to Colle Scabro/Rauher Bühel
Hiking, all hiking routes, medium, Winter hikes
Monte S. Vigilio/Vigiljoch to Colle Scabro/Rauher Bühel

The varied circular hike on the Vigiljoch takes you with the Vigiljoch cable car to a hiking paradise with magnificent 360° panoramic views at 2000m altitude.

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Circular hike on the Vigiljoch Mountain
Hiking, all hiking routes, easy, medium
Circular hike on the Vigiljoch Mountain
The Vigiljoch on the Nördersberg above Lana is a small, unspoilt hiking paradise at 1,700 m above sea level.
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Vigiljoch - Bärenbad Alm - Naturnser Hochwart
Hiking, all hiking routes, medium, difficult
Vigiljoch - Bärenbad Alm - Naturnser Hochwart

A rewarding circular hike on the Vigiljoch, at the foothills of the Ortler group, with ascent of the Naturnser Hochwart (2,608 m) with an amazing view.

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Vigiljoch - Bärenbad Alm - Naturnser Alm
Hiking, all hiking routes, easy, medium
Vigiljoch - Bärenbad Alm - Naturnser Alm

Pleasant hike from the Vigiljoch mountain station to the Jocher Inn, on to the Bärenbad Alm and up to the Naturnser Alm.

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Uphill Vigiljoch
Running
Uphill Vigiljoch
Also from Lana to Vigiljoch there are two well-marked courses that challenge the ambitious hikers, one of them offers an additional variant. Start is ...
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Tscherms Ochsentod-Weg Trail on the Vigiljoch
Hiking, difficult
Tscherms Ochsentod-Weg Trail on the Vigiljoch
The Ochsentodweg starts in Cermes near the Hoferhof café and is an improved and, in parts, newly laid track to the Vigiljoch Cable Car mountain ...
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Alpenrosenweg on the Vigiljoch
Hiking, all hiking routes, medium, difficult
"Alpenrosenweg" on the Vigiljoch

Long mountain tour with botanical specialities along the foothills of the Ortler Alps and the Vigiljoch above Lana in the Meraner Land.

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Faith trail Glaubensweg on the Vigiljoch
Hiking, all hiking routes, easy, Themed Trails
Faith trail "Glaubensweg" on the Vigiljoch

The easy circular path at the Vigiljoch, above Lana in the Merano countryside, is equipped with 6 stations, which invite you to take in this peaceful landscape.

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Lana - Völlan - St. Hippolyt
Hiking, all hiking routes, medium
Lana - Völlan - St. Hippolyt

A moderately difficult hike from Lana via Völlan to the Völlaner Badl up to the St. Hippolyt-Hill at the foothills of the Nonsberggruppe.

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Lana Aichbergweg
Hiking, medium, Themed Trails
Lana Aichbergweg

The culture and nature trail with information boards about the history, the flora, the animals, the geology of the Ortler Alps and fruit and wine growing.

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The Brandis-Waalweg Trail in Lana
Hiking, all hiking routes, easy, Waalwege Trails
The Brandis-Waalweg Trail in Lana

The leisurely walk along the irrigation channel crosses the foothills of the Ortler Alps on its panoramic path between Oberlana and Niederlana.

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Gaulpromenade
Hiking, all hiking routes, easy, Themed Trails, Path suitable for baby carriages
Gaulpromenade

The Gaul Gorge in Oberlana, is a promenade that follows the roaring course of the Falschauer through rugged rock walls of quartz porphyry, gneiss and granite.

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Lana Sculpture Walk Trail
Hiking, all hiking routes, easy, Themed Trails
Lana Sculpture Walk Trail

The sculpture trail at the foothills of the Nonsberggruppe leads from Niederlana to the Gaulschlucht gorge and along the Ländpromenade to the Falschauer biotope.

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