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Winter sports near Merano/Meran

An active winter awaits you!

Anyone wanting to enjoy winter sports near Merano/Meran is in just the right place at our hotel in Val Passiria/Passeiertal. You don’t just have fun with skiing but also with snowshoe hiking and numerous other winter activities. You can get a little taster here of all the different kinds of winter sports that are on offer to you here.

Cross-country skiing

Val Passiria/Passeiertal entices you with easy and moderately difficult cross-country skiing trails for skating and classic style – all in wonderful natural scenery.

  • In Plan/Pfelders you can find a 12 km long trail with three different versions: one easy one (7 km) and two moderately difficult circuits (5.5 km and 12 km). It is free to use this cross-country skiing trail.
  • A 5.1 km long cross-country skiing trail for beginners and advanced (skating and classic) awaits you in Innerhütt near Plan/Pfelders. You can choose between the easy circuit (3 km) and the moderately difficult circuit (5.1 km). The trail is floodlit from 5.30 to 9.30 p.m. every Thursday and provides a wonderful opportunity for night cross-country skiing.
  • In Valtina/Walten you can cross-country ski on the 7 km long circular trail near Auerhof in both classic and skating style. The trail is open every day from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and can be used free of charge.
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Several natural toboggan runs are situated not far from our hotel in Val Passiria/Passeiertal. Fun is guaranteed here for all ages!

  • You can get to the Grünbodenhütte in Plan/Pfelders on foot or by cable car and whizz 3.5 km back down to the bottom station.
  • At the STOCKIT Winterpark Valtina/Walten there’s a magic carpet that takes you to the start.
  • The Sonnenpark in Stulles/Stuls entices you with a fast toboggan run and 70 m long conveyor system.
  • The Bergkristall luge track in Moso/Moos in Passiria/Passeier is a World Cup track. The forest path from Gasthof Bergkristall to the Valtmaralm is also suitable for sledging.
  • You can also sledge in Corvara/Rabenstein near Colle/Bichl.
  • From Stulles/Stuls you can walk up to the catered Egger-Grub-Alm all year round and toboggan down from there.
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Ice skating

All ages can skate their laps on the two ice rings in Val Passiria/Passeiertal.
The natural ice rink in Plan/Pfelders is open from mid-December to March (closed on Wednesdays). The ice rink in San Martino/St. Martin is open from Monday to Sunday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. (closed on Thursdays).

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Ice climbing

One of Europe’s largest and most spectacular ice climbing centres – that’s the ice tower in Corvara/Rabenstein. Up to 18 athletes can climb on this 25 m high ice tower, a 14 m high ice cylinder and a 15 m high ice wall at the same time with minimal risk. The ice tower in Corvara/Rabenstein is open from mid-December to the end of February. You can hire the equipment on site.

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