Ski holidays in Merano – Romantic winter Impressions
The spa town of Merano has a special charm in every season. During the weeks before Christmas a romantic atmosphere invades the winding streets of the old town. The apartment house Ladurnerhof is situated in quiet surroundings near the centre and is an ideal starting point for a stroll through the Christmas market in Merano. Before the mundane backdrop of ancient Art Nouveau architecture, the lighted stalls of traders are set up in the squares and along the streets. It smells of roasted chestnuts, almonds and mulled wine. South Tyrolean cuisine made from the finest bakeries and handicraft products are offered at the Christmas market.
Skiing holidays in Merano: The winter sports area Merano 2000
With the ski area Merano 2000 the winter sports centre of the holiday region Merano & Surroundings above the city area is located only 15 minutes by car from the Ladurnerhof. It offers varied slopes with a total length of 40 kilometres during your skiing holiday in Merano. The ski area is especially popular with families with children. The majority of the well-groomed slopes features easy to moderate difficulty. Challenging black slopes with a total length of three kilometres await the experienced skiers. Upon request, the youngest guests are taken care of in Luckis Kinderland – by the hour or all day. In the children’s ski school the kids can safely learn how to ski under the guidance of trained instructors. On the sunny slopes you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the mighty 3000-meter-peaks of the Ortles Group.
Winter fun off the slopes
A variety of recreational opportunities await you during your ski holidays in Merano – even off the ski slopes. A much-visited attraction in the Merano 2000 ski area is the Alpine Bob. The spectacular mountain roller coaster is open all year and guarantees exciting moments for big and small. Cross-country skiers find in a five-kilometre ski loop trail, which due to its course is suitable also for beginners. With a further 25 kilometres of trails, the Val d’Ultimo lures in good snow conditions. Several natural toboggan runs are located in the immediate vicinity of Meran. Alpine climbers in the Tessa Group and the Ortles Group will have the opportunity to participate in a guided ski tour or snowshoe hike. After a busy vacation day in the mountains, the Merano Thermal Baths invite to relaxing hours in the spa pool or the spacious sauna area.