Your family hotel near Meran, the La Maiena Meran Resort in Marling, is situated in an ideal location for rewarding hikes with the whole family. There are countless hiking opportunities around Meran – we have picked out the most stunning for you!
From Vöran to the ‘Knottnkino’: this circular hiking trail starts at the car park above the ‘Grüner Baum’ hotel in Vöran, roughly a 35-minute drive from our family hotel near Meran. The ‘Schützenbründlweg’ trail (no. 14) leads from there up to the ‘Knottnkino’ on the Sasso Rosso/Rotsteinkogel. Once at the top you are rewarded with a breathtaking view over the Val d’Adige/Etschtal, the Meran valley basin and the Meran mountains. With clear views you can see as far as the city of Bolzano – simply magical. You return on the trails no. 11 and no. 16.
Walking time approx. 2.5 hours
Difference in altitude: 340m
Adventure trail along the Marling Waalweg irrigation channel: the Marling irrigation channel trail is the longest in South Tyrol at 12 kilometres. The hike along the irrigation channel can be interrupted at any point and picked up again later on. There are 13 interactive stops along the trail, which make hiking close to our family hotel near Meran an exciting adventure for our young guests in particular.
Difference in altitude: 80m
The Partschins Sagenweg: just a 15-minute drive from our family hotel near Merano/Meran is the idyllic town of Partschins. The hike leads from the town centre to the Waalweg irrigation channel, past the Partschins waterfall and over the adventurous suspended bridge back to the starting point. The trail course is marked with wooden boards which show two hunters from the neolithic period. You can find prehistoric cup rocks, a cave where people once lived, the legendary Stuaner Geada hut and the Teufelsplatte plateau along the hiking trail.
Walking time: approx. 2 hours
Difference in altitude: 310m
International felt art trail: the hike starts at the Burggräfler hotel in Prissian, a town that is just a 20-minute drive away from our family hotel near Meran. 24 works of art made out of sheep’s wool felt can be seen along the trail – Hansel and Gretel, King Laurin’s Rosengarten, a colourful imaginative bird, and much more can be discovered here.
Walking time: approx. 1 hour
Difference in altitude: 180m
There are numerous more hikes around our family hotel near Meran – discover the unique South Tyrolean mountains on your holiday with the family! We will be happy to advise you about suitable hiking destinations and the right equipment at reception in our family hotel in South Tyrol. A hiking backpack from the brand Salewa is also provided for you on loan in your room and there is suitable reading material and lots of hiking maps you can borrow from our hiking library at our family hotel near Meran. Whatever you do, don’t forget your hiking boots on your holiday with the family!