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.
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:
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
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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
Tour of the Dolomites £36, Monday, full day
Enjoy a tour of dramatic and unparalleled beauty of the region’s towering mountains. Travel the route of the great Dolomite Road, snaking over high mountain passes and winding down into enchanting valleys. Pass through delightful villages, rich in history and folklore and famous for wood carving and skiing.
Three Nations Tour £36, Friday, full day
Mountain excursion to Switzerland and return via Austria. Spectacular mountain pass routes allow you to enjoy rugged mountain scenery, waterfalls, reservoirs and breathtaking views of flower filled alpine meadows dotted with rustic farmsteads. Discover the Italian medieval walled town of Glorenza, and the UNESCO protected Swiss farming village of Guarda with tiny cobbled streets, arcaded buildings with scrafito engravings and enchanting squares with fountains. Return via Reschen Pass and see the partly submerged church in the reservoir.
Feeder bus to train station and train to excursion bus
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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.
In & Around Merano
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!