Dogs may accompany you on all hikes; they should, however, be kept on a leash out of consideration for the other animals. This is, in fact, the law.
Brochures about accommodations may be ordered via our Website or via telephone by calling: +39 0473 272000.
The Große Markt (Big Market) is held every Friday morning from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. It is located at Piazza Prader (Praderplatz) Square and continuing up Via Mainardo (Meinhardstraße) Street. You’ll find items here ranging from clothing to food.
The Kleine Markt (Small Market) takes place on Tuesday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Piazza Prader (Praderplatz) Square and on Wednesday mornings at Piazza Vittorio Veneto (Vittorio-Veneto-Platz) Square in Sinigo (Sinich).
The Merano Markt takes place on Saturday mornings from 08:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Corso Libertà (Freiheitsstraße) Street. You’ll find regional products and regional artisanry.
Farmers’ markets are held every Saturday morning on Via Galilei (Galileistraße) Street, every Wednesday morning on Via Mainardo and at Piazza Fontana (Brunnenplatz) Square.
The flea market is held every last Saturday of the month along the Winter Promenade.
The Merano Grape Festival generally takes place the third weekend in October. The third Sunday of the month is always the main date to bear in mind: the traditional annual parade takes place at 2:15 p.m. For more information, please visit the following link.
Yes, the weekly market in Merano also takes place on holidays.
The apple trees in Merano and environs bloom between late March and late April. The timing depends very much on the weather and the temperatures.
Bus lines 1B and 4 run to Trauttmansdorff from the train station and from along Corso Libertà (Freiheitsstraße) Street. A single bus ticket costs € 1.50 and can be purchased onboard: the ticket machine accepts only coins and does not give change.
Individuals may not visit the Kurhaus building unless they attend an event that takes place inside.
Groups may sign up for tours with the Kurhaus and Civic Theatre Association (tel. +39 0473 238149). Unless the Kurhaus is hosting an event at the requested time, it is generally possible to arrange group tours.
Törggelen parties – a local tradition featuring the season’s new wine, hearty local food and roasted chestnuts – begin taking place in early October and continue until mid-November.
Sorry, no pets are allowed inside the botanical gardens.
None. The BusCard is valid only on buses within the Merano & Environs area.
In spring and autumn on certain Sundays, South Tyrol’s bands give concerts inside the Kursaal (Concert Hall). Admission is free of charge.
Yes, the cinema is located at the Via delle Corse/Rennweg 25 (Galleria Ariston). For more information, please visit the following link
Only the Brandis Waalweg in Lana is easily accessible with a stroller. It is about 3.5 km long.
It is not permitted, from April until October, to enter the Val Venosta (Vinschgerbahn) Railway from the stations of Merano (Meran), Marlengo (Marling) and Lagundo (Algund) with a bike when travelling in the direction of Mals (Malles). The ban applies daily from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. A transport service for bikes is thus offered for those travelling in the direction of Mals and starting from Merano Train Station. The bike can be picked up at your choice of bike-service centre, located at the Naturno (Naturns), Laces (Latsch), Silandro (Schlanders), Spondinig and Mals (Malles) stations. The train line running from Merano to Bolzano (Bozen) does accept bicycles – if there is sufficient space. A day pass for bicycle transport costs € 7.
Important note: The Bikemobilcard includes only public transport for a day tour with rental bike; it does not grant authority to take your bike with you on the train.
The Merano Christmas Market is open daily from 27th November 2020 to 6th January 2021 (excluding 25th December 2020). Modifications reserved.
Single tickets for the city bus (€ 1.50) can be purchased at the ticket machine directly on the bus. Please be sure that that you have enough coins with you: the machine does not accept bills and does not give change. The bus office, located at Via delle Corse/Rennweg 82, also sells single bus tickets.
Ponte Romano (Steinerner Steg) Bridge, Gilf Promenade (continuation of the Passer Promenade), the stairs behind the Duomo (Parish Church of St. Nicholas), Via Galilei (Galilei-Straße) Road, the Schlehdorfweg Trail off of Via Verdi (Verdi-Straße) Road, and in Quarazze (Gratsch).
March: between 2 and 15 degrees C
April: between 7 and 20 degrees C
May: between 10 and 23 degrees C
June: between 12 and 26 degrees C
July: between 14 and 23 degrees C
August: between 10 and 22 degrees C
September: between 11 and 26 degrees C
October: between 5 and 18 degrees C
November: between -1 and 11 degrees C
December: between -3 and 6 degrees C
January: between -5 and 5 degrees C
February: between -2 and 8 degrees C
The city centre is situated at about 324 metres above sea level.
Rametz Castle Winery: wine tastings & tours of its winegrowing Museum
Wine tastings available upon request: Meran Bürggräffler Winery, Pur Südtirol (specialty shop selling only local products), and the Meraner Weinhaus (wine store).
Merano 2000 is a ski and hiking area located above town, at an elevation of about 2,000 metres.