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Meran & Environs The choice is yours!

Hiking with children is Meran is so much fun!

Are you already hiking or still dreaming? Hiking with children in Meran is a great experience. Countless Waalweg paths, theme trails, circular tours, and panoramic hikes make sure of that. Get ready to explore big and small natural wonders, rustic alpine huts, and adventure playgrounds along the way. Let’s get go hiking with children in South Tyrol!

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Hiking with children in Meran: an adventure

The most beautiful destinations for your family adventures

Fancy an extraordinary cinema, an Oscar-winning hike, or an expedition through deep canyons? In the Meran area there are countless family hikes for every taste. Here is a small, fine selection from your host families from the Familienhotels Südtirol:

To the Knottnkino in Vöran

Play your mental movie – is the motto of the easy family hike to the Knottnkino in Vöran. Lean back on the comfortable seats and admire the breathtaking natural spectable. A great experience for the whole family. Another great tip: the “Stoanerne Mandln” above Vöran.

Hiking on Waalwege paths

Bring on the water! In Meran and Environs you can explore a new Waalweg path every single day. Some examples? Let’s see, there is the Waalweg in Schenna, the Partschins Waalweg, the Marling Waalweg, the Stabend Waalweg, the Algund Waalweg …

In the Hirzer hiking paradise

The mountain is calling! Hop into the lift and reach the top of the Schennaberg with is picturesque Taser Alm. Moutaineers continue their hike to the Ifinger hut. Even more possibilities await you in the Hirzer hiking area, which you can also reach by cable car.

Mountain of trails: Meran 2000

100 hiking kilometres, 19 trails for every taste, and 7 summits await in the hiking area of Meran 2000. Climb beautifully easy peaks, dive into the waters of the mountain lake, and treat yourself to South Tyrolean specialities. Especially popular with kids: the Alpin Bob and the Outdoor Kids Camp.

The Hafling experience trail

A special theme trail is dedicated to the most beautiful blondes that South Tyrol has to offer: the Haflingers, who have risen from being workhorses to popular leisure horses. On the Haflinger experience trail you can learn all about these horses and even try your hand at being a farrier.

The natural paradise of Monte San Vigilio/Vigiljoch

Get into the cable car to reach the Monte San Vigilio/Vigiljoch above Tscherms. In this natural paradise you can escape from the hustle and bustle and just get going – for example to the Gampl Alm with its petting zoo, to the Schwarze Lacke, to the Vigilius church, to the "Blue Gold" in the water tunnel, ...

The Trail of Legends in Partschins

Two hunters from the Neolithic Age will accompany you on the magical Trail of Legend of Partschins. The hike takes you past prehistoric cup stones, the mystical Stuaner-Geada hut, the Teufelsplatte, and the Partschins waterfall. Let yourself be enchanted!

Themed hiking fun

Hiking with children makes you wiser. Learn more about South Tyrol and its inhabitants, traditions, and customs on the countless themed trails – such as the apple path near Dorf Tirol, the nature and adventure trail in Marling, the sculpture hike in Lana, or the chestnut experience trail in Völlan.

On the Sonnenberg near Naturns

Hiking on the sunny side is what awaits you on the Sonnenberg near Naturns. A leg of the Meran High Mountain Trail from Unterstell to Pirchhof, the Wallburg trail, the panorama trail, the hike to the Partschins waterfall, the farm and alpine pasture hike, the 1,000-step gorge ... await you.

In the shadow of Nörderberg

Looking for a shady place in high summer? Then we have a hot tip with plenty of cool hikes for you: the Nörderberg. How about a wonderful alpine pasture tour that leads through dense forests and up to rustic huts?

Cinematic hiking in Val Senales/Schnalstal

During your adventures in Schnals there are many natural wonders and wonderfully man-made landscapes to explore: the wildly romantic Mastauntal, the cinematic Marcheggtal, the emerald-green Vernagt reservoir, the unspoilt Valle Lagaun/Lagauntal, the Pfossental ...

A glacier expedition

Are you ready for an expedition to the eternal ice? Then take the Schnalstal glacier railway up to over 3,000 metres. A flat, safe circular trail leads you through the high mountain landscape of the Schnalstal Glacier, on which Ötzi left his traces.