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Hiking and Strolling | Hotel Ladurner | Merano, South Tyrol


Step out of our hotel in the morning, and a world of hiking awaits you. Now it’s your choice: sporty, leisurely, or a mix of both? Our hiking trails offer something for everyone, with paths at all elevations—steep, hilly, or flat—all surrounded by stunning natural beauty.

If you’re looking to discover the beauty and diversity of the Meran region, Hotel Ladurner is the perfect holiday destination. There’s an ideal adventure for every hiker here. So, pack your hiking boots and let nature enchant you.

Hiking at all altitudes

A variety of hiking adventures await you here, from mountain climbing to leisurely strolls. For example, tackle the Meraner Höhenweg with sturdy shoes and equipment, or enjoy a relaxed walk along one of the many Waalweg paths that meander through the lush landscape, offering stunning views.

Find here a selection of the top hiking trails in our area.

Hotel Ladurner's hiking TIPS

The Merano High Mountain Trail is one of the most famous and beautiful circular hiking trails in South Tyrol. It spans about 100 km around the Texel Group Nature Park, offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

  • Starting Point: Klotz (Partschins)
  • Length: Approx. 100 km (multiple stages possible)
  • Difficulty: Medium to hard

Highlights: Breathtaking panoramas, alpine meadows, mountain lakes, the Partschins waterfall.

This challenging hike takes you through the impressive landscape of the Passeier Valley, past old farmhouses and dense forests.

  • Starting Point: St. Leonhard in Passeier
  • Length: Approx. 30 km
  • Difficulty: Hard

Highlights: Pristine nature, traditional mountain farms, grand views of the Passeier Valley.

The Waalwege are former irrigation channels that are now popular hiking trails. They typically run on relatively flat terrain and are ideal for leisurely walks and family hikes.

  • Example: Marlinger Waalweg
  • Starting Point: Töll (near Merano)
  • Length: Approx. 12 km
  • Difficulty: Easy

Highlights: Gentle hike along a historic irrigation channel, beautiful views of the Adige Valley, apple orchards, and vineyards.

Vigiljoch is a car-free hiking area above Lana, easily accessible by cable car. It offers numerous hiking trails for all difficulty levels.

  • Starting Point: Vigiljoch Cable Car (Lana)
  • Length: Variable
  • Difficulty: Easy to medium

Highlights: Mountain chapels, alpine meadows, views of the Dolomites and the Ortler group.

Path This hike combines a leisurely stroll along the Schenner Waalweg with a more challenging hike to alpine pastures.

  • Starting Point: Schenna
  • Length: Approx. 8 km (Waalweg), extendable with alpine hikes
  • Difficulty: Easy (Waalweg), medium to hard (Alpine Path)

Highlights: Historic Waalwege, cozy alpine huts, fantastic views of Merano and surroundings.

The Hirzer hiking area offers numerous hiking options, from easy walks to challenging mountain tours. A cable car facilitates the ascent, making it easy to reach higher alpine pastures and peaks.

  • Starting Point: Hirzer Cable Car (Saltusio)
  • Length: Variable
  • Difficulty: Easy to hard

Highlights: Panoramic views of the Passeier Valley, alpine flora and fauna, cozy mountain huts.