Hiking Vacation in the Vacation Region Meransen – Gitschberg
Nature and hiking enthusiasts will enjoy all the vacation region Meransen – Gitschberg has to offer: The area invites you to take delightful and interesting hiking tours year-round.
The well-known “Lindenweg” (pilgrimage route) passes right by our farm. This legendary century old trail runs from Mühlbach (Rio di Pusteria) to the pilgrimage church of Saint James and the Holy Three Virgins in Meransen and was first mentioned in the Atlas Tyroleans in 1774. Paved with thousands of granite blocks, the pilgrimage route “Lindenweg” is one of South Tyrol’s most impressive cobbled trails.
Apart from hiking trails, there is also an extensive network of trails for cycling, mountain biking and Nordic walking. Adrenaline junkies can satisfy their cravings while rafting, canyoning or paragliding. The well-maintained bike path network between Mühlbach and Innichen (San Candido) is also very popular. Explore the green Pustertal on two wheels and enjoy a relaxing train ride back to Mühlbach.
Furthermore, there are many different leisure-time activities being offered in and around Meransen: You can play minigolf, go climbing in the high-wire park, go fishing (recreational fishing or fishing with a fishing license), …
The culturally interested will enjoy discovering the numerous museums and sights, giving insight into the history and culture of the vacation region Meransen-Gitschberg: Mühlbacher Klause (western gate into the valley, old toll station), Radengo Castle, Castel Kandelburg, panoramic platform on the Gitschberg, Lodenwelt with the Loden museum in Vintl, …
The Episcopal town of Brixen (Bressanone) has a special flair, and with its many historical buildings and contemporary and stylish shops, it invites visitors to tour the city or to go on a shopping expedition.
In the summertime, South Tyrolean farmers provide the farmer’s markets in Mühlbach (Rio di Pusteria) and Vintl (Vandoies) with farm-fresh produce. There are apples, berries, vegetables, honey, potatoes, cheese, donuts, herbal teas, cakes, juices, bacon, wine, but also turned wood artwork and such.
As a member of the tourism organization, we are able to provide our guests with the “Almencard Plus” bonus card free of charge from the 1st of May until the 31st of September. This bonus card enables the user to ride the Gitschberg-Jochtal vacation region’s mountain railways free of charge (please check for opening hours), complementary use of South Tyrol’s regional public transportation system, admission to well over 80 museums and collections around South Tyrol, as well as an interesting weekly program and discounts on many other services.
Information on the validity period and the scope of the offers can be found here:
In the summer (and also during the winter), our guests can enjoy the indoor pool “Alpinpool Meransen” at a discounted fee. Ambitious swimmers can do their laps in the 17.5 m long pool; children and those who want to have fun, can enjoy the 25 m² adventure pool. Delight in the wellness area of the Alpinpool, where you can relax and recuperate. Forget the day-to-day hustle and bustle in the soothing Finnish sauna, in the Sanarium, the steam bath, hydro-massage showers, and the whirlpool. The Alpinpool bistro offers light snacks and freshly pressed fruit and vegetable juices.