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The Parcines waterfall: a torrent cascading down from a height of 97 m
Hiking at various altitudes on the Sonnenberg and Nörderberg mountains, and in the Texelgruppe Nature Park
A rich historical legacy made up of ancient walls, castles, old farms and museums

Parcines, Rablá and Tel

Holidays in a charming mountain village above Merano

Parcines and its surrounding villages of Rablà and Tel are located just six kilometers from the spa town of Merano, at the entrance of the Texelgruppe Nature Park. The 97m high Parcines waterfall is one of the most beautiful in the Alps. 

Summer

  •   Hiking

    Hiking

    Known as the as the gateway to the Texelgruppe Nature Park, Parcines is the entrance to two hiking areas, each served by its own cable car.

     

    To the north, the Texelbahn Cable Car leads up the Sonnenberg mountain, while on the south side the Aschbach Cable Car reaches up into the Nörderberg mountain.

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    Hiking
     
  •   A Taste of Parcines

    A Taste of Parcines

    The restaurants in Parcines/Partschins, Rablà/Rabland and Tel/Töll serve only the best quality traditional South Tyrolean dishes, which are based on fresh, seasonal ingredients from the area.

    Traditional recipes have been safeguarded and handed down from one generation to the next.

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    A Taste of Parcines
     
  •   Culture

    Culture

    The old manors, narrow alleyways and traditional farmsteads in the small village center have a timeless fascination.

    Along the old Roman road, the Via Claudia Augusta, the churches and the old limestone kiln in the Quadrat quarter still bear witness to the centuries-long and eventful history of Parcines/Partschins.

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    Culture
     
  •   Cycling and Mountain Biking

    Cycling

    Various types of bicycles including mountain bikes can be used to explore the area around Parcines/Partschins, Rablà and Tel.

    There are leisurely road bike or E-bike rides along the flat cycle tracks through the apple orchards, also suitable for families with children.

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    Cycling and Mountain Biking
     
  •   Family

    Family in Parcines

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    Familie in Partschins
     
  •   Further Activities

    Further Activities

    Besides hiking and cycling, numerous other summer sporting facilities are to be found in and around Parcines/Partschins including climbing, swimming, paragliding and tennis.

    The scenic views from the well maintained tennis courts and local public swimming pool are an added draw for both visitors and residents.

     

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Hiking

Known as the as the gateway to the Texelgruppe Nature Park, Parcines is the entrance to two hiking areas, each served by its own cable car.

 

To the north, the Texelbahn Cable Car leads up the Sonnenberg mountain, while on the south side the Aschbach Cable Car reaches up into the Nörderberg mountain.

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Hiking
 

A Taste of Parcines

The restaurants in Parcines/Partschins, Rablà/Rabland and Tel/Töll serve only the best quality traditional South Tyrolean dishes, which are based on fresh, seasonal ingredients from the area.

Traditional recipes have been safeguarded and handed down from one generation to the next.

read more Make a inquiry now
A Taste of Parcines
 

Culture

The old manors, narrow alleyways and traditional farmsteads in the small village center have a timeless fascination.

Along the old Roman road, the Via Claudia Augusta, the churches and the old limestone kiln in the Quadrat quarter still bear witness to the centuries-long and eventful history of Parcines/Partschins.

read more Make a inquiry now
Culture
 

Cycling

Various types of bicycles including mountain bikes can be used to explore the area around Parcines/Partschins, Rablà and Tel.

There are leisurely road bike or E-bike rides along the flat cycle tracks through the apple orchards, also suitable for families with children.

read more Make a inquiry now
Cycling and Mountain Biking
 

Further Activities

Besides hiking and cycling, numerous other summer sporting facilities are to be found in and around Parcines/Partschins including climbing, swimming, paragliding and tennis.

The scenic views from the well maintained tennis courts and local public swimming pool are an added draw for both visitors and residents.

 

read more Make a inquiry now
 
 
 

The local public transport system in South Tyrol/Südtirol and Parcines, Rablà and Tel is made up of train and bus services as well as shuttle services. The...

 
 

Stay updated on the local weather conditions thanks to live images transmitted by our webcams positioned at various holiday resorts in Parcines, Rablà and...

 
 

Public transport, museums, cable cars, sports and leisure parks in Merano and environs offer special reductions to MeranCard owners for their holiday in...

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Merano Foodie Factory focuses on the contact point between the traditions of the Mediterranean and Alpine cuisine

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What makes South Tyrolean food so tasty and aromatic is the constant attention to high quality and freshness of seasonal ingredients found in a wide...

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Considered one of the most spectacular in the Alps, the Parcines waterfall cascades down the rock face from a height of almost 100 m.

 
 

Waalweg is the German name for the paths alongside the water channels formerly used to irrigate the fields in the valley. These ancient trails along the...

 
 

For those up to the challenge, the Merano High Mountain Trail near Parcines/Partschins is an exciting hike. Divided into six stages, the 110 km circuit...

 
 

There is mountain biking all year round in Parcines/Partschins with ten exciting routes to recommend and two challenging single trails worth singling out:...

 
 

The Peter Mitterhofer Typewriter Museum (Schreibmaschinenmuseum) in Parcines/Partschins is named after its inventor. In the museum, there are as many as...

 
 

Mentioned in the records dating back to 1430, the Bad Egart spa in Via Stazione/Bahnhofstraße street in Tel/Töll was built on an ancient hot spring in...

 
 

The Train World Museum in Rablà/Rabland near Parcines/Partschins is a magnet for visitors of all ages. Spread across more than 1,000 m2, the digital model...

 
 

There are numerous historic homes and castles in Parcines/Partschins. Stachelburg Castle, a typical medieval castle situated in the center of the village,...

 
 

Besides hiking and cycling, numerous other summer sporting facilities are to be found in and around Parcines including climbing, swimming, paragliding and...

 
 

Music has always played an important role in the life of Parcines/Partschins. Founded by Austrian aristocrat, Franz Ferdinand Ritter von und zu Goldegg in...

 
 

There are also excellent hiking conditions in winter and thanks to the mild valley climate many of the walks in the lower reaches near Parcines remain free...

Holidays in Parcines

Together with its satellite villages of Rablà/Rabland and Tel/Töll, Parcines/Partschins lies a short way away from Merano/Merano. The numerous hiking routes in Parcines include paths along the old irrigation channels, two cable car systems and the Texelgruppe Nature Park nearby. At higher altitudes, hikers can readily access the Merano High Mountain Trail and the Texelgruppe mountain range. With a height of 97 m, the waterfall near Parcines is one of the most spectacular landmarks in the Alps.

Narrow streets, quaint houses and typical old farmsteads add a characteristic touch to this small village. Peter Mitterhofer, one of its most famous sons, invented the typewriter and has a museum named after him. In nearby Rablà, the Train World Museum houses a scale model of South Tyrol complete with figurines and a working railway system. The Royal & Imperial Bad Egart Museum, with various personal effects belonging to the Royal House of the Habsburgs, is also well worth visiting.

In the numerous mountain restaurant and inns in the village and in the mountain, there are various tempting traditional South Tyrolean delicacies to try. 

 
 

Merano Foodie Factory focuses on the contact point between the traditions of the Mediterranean and Alpine cuisine

 
 

Together with its satellite villages of Rablà/Rabland and Tel/Töll, Parcines/Partschins lies a short way away from Merano/Merano. The numerous hiking...

 
 

The wide choice of accommodation in South Tyrol/Südtirol is certain to satisfy any possible requirements. Options for a relaxing holiday include one of the...