The mountain community of Vöran/Verano, situated on the Tschögglberg Mountain Plateau, is one of the sunniest areas in all of South Tyrol. Here, the sun rises earlier and sets later than down in the valleys. Vöran is a real hiking paradise today.You can reach Vöran from the village of Burgstall/Postal, between Meran/Merano and Bolzano/Bozen, in just five minutes by the cable car. Bus stop near the valley station in Burgstall (bus line "Bolzano-Meran" or "Citybus Lana").
SCHEDULE:On workdays: from 7.00 a.m. until 7.40 p.m. every 20 minutes (except 8.20 a.m. and 8.40 a.m.). From May 1st to September 30th last ride on 8 p.m.
On sundays and public holidays: from 8.20 a.m. until 12.00 a.m. and from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. From May 1st to September 30th last ride on 8 p.m.TICKET PRICES: One ride/ Rount trip Ordinary ticket 6,00 € / 10,00 €Dog 5,00 € / 6,00 €Bicycle 5,00 € / 6,00 €Paraglider 3,00 € / 6,00 €
This little cable car, with 12 seats, takes just a few minutes from Vilpian, the country 's most northerly wine route (260 meters), to Schlaneid near Mölten (1,026 m), located on the back of the Tschögglberg mountain between Meran and Bozen. The wonderful position of Mölten makes it an ideal place to enjoy nature and landscape of the Alps of Sarntal and to take walks and hikes of different levels of difficulty.
Next to the valley station of the cable car you will find a public parking area.The buses of the line 201 (Bozen/Meran or Meran/Bozen) and 202 (Citybus Terlan-Andrian-Nals-Vilpian) stops in front of the valley station of the cable car.From the train station in Vilpian (railway Bozen-Meran or Meran-Bozen) you have to make a walk of ten minutes.
Europe's third-oldest cable car, built in 1912, takes you up to the Vigiljoch - which is now back in operation after a 9-month construction period, completely renovated to the latest state of the art. The ride from 334 to 1,500 metres in the new comfortable cabin for 40 people now takes only 6 minutes. The valley station is located in the centre of Lana, only a 2-minute walk from the Oberlana bus station.Tickets available at the cable car valley station. Information on prices at www.vigiljoch.com
The new Cableway Naifjoch 10-seater connects the ropeway mountain station with the far end of the skiing and hiking resort. It is open also to pedestrians.Start: PiffingEnd: Waidman Alpine Cottage
Cosy and nostalgic single chair lift which takes you from 1500 metres at 1814 metres. Enjoy the ride through the beautiful larch Woods and on the way back will experience breathtaking views of the Dolomites.
This chairlift runs directly to the Rifugio Kesselberg inn at 2,300 m above sea level – the ideal place for a quick stop to sit back and decide which one of the two ample slopes to explore first.
Attention: this chairlift is not accessible to pedestrians.
This two-seater chairlift runs up to the Mittager peak at 2,260 m above sea level in both winter and summer. At the top, expect jaw-dropping panoramic views of the South Tyrolean mountains: The vistas of the famous Dolomite peaks in the distance are simply breath-taking.
The Mittager chairlift is open to pedestrians year-round.
With its four-seater chairs and protective bubbles that shield the passengers from the wind and cold, the S. Osvaldo lift guarantees a swift and cosy ride on your way to the top. This chairlift only operates in winter.
Attention: this chairlift is not accessible to pedestrians.
The first Wallpach chairlift was inaugurated in 1981. Having faithfully carried countless skiers to the mountain station at Pivigna over the course of many years, in the summer of 2018 it retired – and in December that same year, a state-of-the-art new system opened: a detachable six-seater chairlift with a total length of some 900 m and a transport capacity of 2,200 passengers per hour.
Please note that this chairlift is not accessible to pedestrians.
From the Falzeben car park above the village of Avelengo, the Falzeben gondola lift runs all the way to the mountain station of the Merano 2000 ropeway at Pivigna.
On a quick and convenient ride to the peak, the gondola lift offers wonderful panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes of craggy peaks and deep valleys.
The Outdoor Kids Camp offers a safe space for kids to get started on their skis or snowboard – with the help of our many skiing instructors and a series of magic carpets at the ski kindergarten.
It's a mere seven-minute ride on South Tyrol's largest ropeway to what the locals lovingly call the sun deck of Merano – that's award-winning architecture and sustainable mobility fused into one of the most cutting-edge ropeway systems in the Alps.
With services running every 15 minutes, each cabin can carry up to 120 passengers (plus one cabin attendant) from the city right to the doorstep of the skiing and hiking resort of Merano 2000 – at an altitude of 2,000 m above sea-level.
Departure: every 15minutes.Watch out: only cabin no. 2 stops at the middle station (only during summer).
open only saturday + sunday
open saturday + sunday
A very easy slope for children and beginners that runs through an idyllic and picturesque forest.
Challenging, steep piste for experienced skiers and snowboarders.
easy slopes - open saturday + sunday
Ample slope, suitable for the whole family and ideal for carving.
Challenging slope for experienced skiers and snowboarders. Marvellous views of the Dolomites.
Splendid views of the Dolomites and the picturesque chapel dedicated to St Oswald.
At the Outdoor Kids Camp, directly at the mountain station Merano 2000, there are three magic carpets and flat, wide runs for beginners. Kids also have loads of other possibilities to enjoy the snow: skiing, playing, and having fun with other children.
At the far end of the ski resort, on the Oswald slope near the mountain hut Waidmann, snowboarders and freestylers looking for a thrill should check out the Merano 2000 Snow Park: an ambitious project boasting everything from kickers, rails, tubes and boxes – for newbies and cracks alike.
From the ropeway mountain station, the jump zone is easily reached on the Piffing chairlift.
A slope with many faces that never gets boring – ideal for warming up.
Training slope for racing units and ski clubs.
Year-round mountain coaster fun on rails: The 1.1 km white-knuckle ride starts at Pivigna, the mountain station of both the ropeway and the Falzeben gondola lift. From there, the whole family is sent whizzing down the hillside in just a few minutes – at times up to twelve metres above the ground. Guaranteed thrills for all ages! After their speedy descent, the brave lugers are gently pulled back up to the starting point in their toboggans.
Upon request, all bold and courageous bobsledders can pick up a souvenir photo at the starting point of the track.
SCHEDULE SUMMERDaily: 10.00-16.30High season: 10.00-17.15SCHEDULE WINTER Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 11.00-16.30 (Mon-Thu closed)High season: 10.00-16.30ATTENTION: any reservation needed - except for groups.
There is also a perfectly groomed sled run, which leads across a gorgeous larch meadow, for children and families on the Leadner Alm Mountain Hut above Vöran. The run is easy to reach by car in winter, and there are places to eat in the immediate vicinity.
No funicular and no rental.
With a total length of 3 km, the toboggan run of the skiing and hiking resort of Merano 2000 is ideal for families and fun group outings. The winter-time sledding track starts directly at the ropeway mountain station and leads through a picturesque forest all the way down to the valley station in Falzeben, where tireless sledgers can conveniently hop on the Falzeben gondola lift and return to the mountain station.
Toboggans can be rented at the ropeway mountain station and in Falzeben.
The leisurely toboggan run winds for about 4.7 kilometres through the winter landscape above Vöran.