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Merano Holidays

A delightful mix of Italian flair and Tyrolean hospitality

Merano offers a fascinating blend of Italian and Tyrolean Austrian cultures. Sheltered by high mountains and surrounded by orchards and vineyards, the landscape is Alpine but the climate Mediterranean.The Passirio river which flows through this elegant spa town is flanked by promenades lined with cafés, stylish buildings and parks. Concerts and exhibitions are organised throughout the summer. The thermal park, with 10 outdoor pools and spacious gardens, is state-of-the-art. For more active visitors, your holiday in Merano offers fantastic walking opportunities from strolling to trekking. The new Venosta valley railway from Merano station is a comfortable way to explore this beautiful valley; it’s all free with your 7 day Mobilcard, as are the buses and lifts.

Useful Information

Resort Code: ITMR

Resort card (worth £28 per person). Free to all guests staying 7 nights or more

The Free 7 day ‘Merano Mobil Card’ will be given to you on arrival by your Rep. It gives you great value savings in resort and entitles you to:

  • Free use of the Venosta Valley railway. Visit medieval, walled Glorenz
  • Free use of regional trains around South Tyrol. Visit Bolzano, Trento and Brixen
  • Free use of local buses. Visit Dorf Tirol and other local villages
  • Free use of 5 cable-cars

The card allows you to walk and explore independently and will be used during the guided Wanderwalks with your Rep. Please note that guests staying longer than 7 nights will still receive a 7 day Mobil Card. Further passes can be purchased locally.

 

Languages spoken: Italian/German

Time difference: GMT+1

Currency: EUR

  • from£719pp
  • 45 rooms
Hotel Adria, Exterior

Renowned for its excellent service, friendly atmosphere and spectacular culinary skill, the elegant Hotel Adria is just a stones' throw from the heart of the centre of Merano. 

 

  • from£819pp
  • 65 rooms
Hotel Meranerhof, Exterior

Nestled in verdant gardens in the very heart of Merano, the luxurious Hotel Meranerhof offers high standards of service, renowned cuisine and a prime location ideal for those wanting to explore the area.

  • from£858pp
  • 50 rooms
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The Amort family are justifiably proud of their beautifully furnished and well-run hotel. It enjoys a peaceful setting, surrounded by lush 10,000 square metres of manicured gardens just a short walk from Merano's centre.

  • from£628pp
  • 26 rooms
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Surrounded by orchards and vineyards the Hotel Salgart enjoys a peaceful location on the outskirts of Merano with panoramic views of the Etch valley.

Travel and Transportation

Departure day To Depart from Supplement
Wednesday/Saturday
Wednesday/Saturday
Saturday
Saturday
Wednesday/Saturday
Wednesday/Saturday
Wendnesday
Wednesday/Saturday
Wednesday
Verona Gatwick
Southampton
Bristol
Cambridge
Birmingham
Manchester
Leeds-Bradford
Newcastle
Edinburgh
Nil/£19
£19/£29
£49
£39
£49/£49
£39/£49
£49
£79/£79
£59

Transfer Approx. 2hrs 15mins by coach.

Supplements: are based on 7 nights departures.

Self drive is available

Car hire available: Yes

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No

Inghams Plus

  • Inghams Saver Plus: Save £50 per couple for Summer 2019 departures - whilst stocks last!  
  • Free Use of 5 Cable-Cars and regional trains in South Tyrol area with 7 day Mobil Card for guests staying 7 nights or more
  • Inghams Guided wanderwalks
  • Early Booking Offers at selected hotels
  • Inghams Rep based in resort

Special Offers

Excursions

Pre-Bookable

  • St Moritz and the Bernina Express £99, Monday, full day Not to be missed! This full day excursion combines the internationally renowned Swiss resort of St Moritz with the stunning beauty of the Engadine Valley, best appreciated from the windows of the world famous mountain train, the Bernina Express.

 

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Things To Do

  • Cable cars
  • Cycling
  • Museum
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Swimming

Merano, Italy offers a wide variety of things that will keep any visitor occupied. The Passirio River which flows through this elegant spa town is flanked by promenades lined with cafés, stylish buildings and parks. Concerts and exhibitions are organised throughout the summer. The thermal park, with 10 outdoor pools and spacious gardens, is state-of-the-art. For more active visitors, the area offers fantastic walking opportunities from strolling to trekking. The new Venosta valley railway from Merano station is a comfortable way to explore this beautiful valley; it's all free with your 7 day Mobilcard, as are the buses and lifts.

Activity Information

In & Around Merano

  • Merano thermal spa & baths
  • Visit Churburg Castle (Mobilcard Venosta Valley train)
  • Museums & monuments
  • Visit historical Bolzano by train (Mobilcard train)
  • Stroll along the river Passirio
  • Visit Italy’s famous gardens of Castel Trauttmansdorff
  • Shop in via Portici in Merano’s historical centre
  • Visit Dorf Tirol (Mobilcard bus)

Walking

Merano offers walks of all levels from easy strolls close to the resort to intermediate walks following a network of attractive irrigation channels to advanced high level treks in the high Alps. A walker’s paradise!

Resort Combinations

Two Centres | You can combine your 7 night stay in Merano with 3, 4 or 7 nights in Venice or Verona. We recommend Gardone Riviera or Sirmione on Lake Garda.

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