Active & wellness holiday in Meran

Nature and Activity
Meran and the surrounding area offer a great variety of free-time activities all year round. Townhouse Hotel SuiteSeven is the perfect starting point for short trips as well as for excursions further afield.
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Relaxation
Trauttmansdorff Castle and the Botanical Gardens
The Botanical Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle are, without doubt, one of the highlights which Meran has to offer. The over 80 different garden areas house an enormous variety of plants, shrubs and flowers from all over the world. The gardens present a harmonic line-up of luxurious vegetation, fantastic views, abundant colours, a Mediterranean climate and the Meran mountain world – all of which make a visit to Castle Trauttmansdorff Botanical Gardens a truly unique experience. The gardens are proud to be listed as one Italy's most beautiful gardens.

Walking and hiking paths
The spa town of Meran is very rightly known for its beautiful walks and sunny promenades. The Summer Promenade leads from the town centre along the river Passer and up as far as Trauttmansdorrf Castle Botanical Gardens . The Tappeiner Promenade, with its delightful selection of Mediterranean plants, offers lovely views out over the town while the round tour of the Meran Water Irrigation Channels paths and many other walks are also very tempting attractions. Mountain walking enthusiasts can complete the Texel Group Nature Park round tour along the Meran High Path in several days. The mild weather from early spring to late autumn lengthens the walking season.

CyclingSouth Tyrol hosts a large choice of cycling paths including one from Meran up into the Passeier valley which follows the river Passer and is pefect for a day's outing. The Vinschgau valley cycle path follows the railway line of the same name and passes through numerous little villages, which are well worth a visit, on the way. You can cycle as far as you like or until you begin to tire.

The Meran Spa Centre
The Meran Spa Centre, designed by local star architect Matteo Thun, stands just a few minutes from our hotel and offers visitors a unique bathing experience. The Spa Park, with its various pools, Whirlpools, Kneipp pool, fitness and sun pools opens its gates during the  summer months. Guests especially enjoy the quiet, peaceful, idyllic Mediterranean atmosphere and the glorious views of the nearby Texel Group mountain peaks.

The Meran Lido
The new Meran Lido is a modern open-air complex with a choice of relaxation and wellness facilities to please everyone. Opened in 2015, it comprises a large Olympic-sized pool (50 x 25 mt.), a medium sized pool (30x 15 mt.) with wellness equipment and diving boards and two water slides (13mt. high, 100 mt. long).

The Panorama Meranarena Indoor Complex
The modern Meranarena facility comprises a sports swimming pool (25 x 21mt.), a non-swimmers pool (12 x 9 mt.) and a third pool for divers' training sessions. The north-facing glass wall gives a wonderful view of the race course and the Mutspitze mountain peak, The Meranarena is open from the middle of September to the end of April and offers swimming lessons, various other courses and Aquafitness.

Most of the surrounding villages also have really beautiful swimming pools.
The swimming pool in Dorf Tirol has a wonderful panorama view out over Merano and the nearby mountains.

The cleverly-designed, easily reached Nature Pool in Gargazon is filled with natural untreated water. This ensures: pure enjoyment in a chlorine-free pool which also has the best infrastructure for fun and relaxation. You can get to the Nature Pool in 20 minutes by car or by train The railway station is right at the entrance to the pool.
A little adventure
The Merano Cable Car
This small-sized cable-car, also known as the Panorama Lift, has been in opertion connecting Meran and Dorf Tirol since the late 1940s. The lift takes you up to the Kuchelberg, a small hill above Meran which gives delighful views of the town, the surrounding countryside and the nearby mountain peaks. The cable car starts from just behind the Princes' Castle in the Galileistr. right in the middle of town.

The High Rope Adventure Park
The XSUND High Rope Adventure Park is found in Terlan, a little village between Meran and Bozen about 20 minutes away from Meran by car. The rope course extends at a height of between 2.5 to 20 metres and features wooden obstacles, ropes and steel cables. Young climbers from 3 to 6 years start off in the Children's High Rope Garden where their parents accompany them through the 15 stages. Children of over 6 years can move on to the High Rope Garden which comprises more than 70 stations and a number of “Flying Foxes” rope slides but must also be accompanied by an adult. 2.5 to 3.5 hours of guaranteed fun!


The Otzi Rope Park
This newly-opened High Rope Park issuitable for both children and adults and extends over a lovely wooded area directly behind the Vernagt Reservoir in the nearby Schnals valley. The park comprises of various hanging bridges, ropes, swings, tree features and around 150 platforms (from 2 to 30 mt.in height) and is the ideal place to test your sense of balance without getting dizzy.The absolute highlight of thecourse are the two 50 mt. high “Flying Foxes” rope slides which cross the Schnals valley stream  and the “Giant Swing” (average 45 mt.) which requires nerve, courage and self-control.
Sport & Fitness
Skiing
The Meraner Land area of South Tyrol hosts five skiing areas which ensure great skiing for everyone, whether beginners or experts. The family ski area of Meran2000 lies just above the town itself - the cable car which starts from the Naif valley station takes skiers up to Meran2000 in a mere 7 minutes. Romantic Vigiljoch offers good skiing to the other side of Merano and is especially liked by those who prefer peace and quiet. Pfelders, a quiet little mountain village at the end of the Passeier valley, offers ski runs for all the family and has long been a firm favourite in this respect.

Golf
The delightful, idyllic green countryside of South Tyrol hosts a number of golf clubs. Surrounded by the unspoilt beauty of nature, they are undoubtedly well-worth a visit.

Climbing
South Tyrol is a true eldorado for climbers, beginners and experts alike.The province offers a choice of climbing walls and rock faces covering all the various categories and often found in the most scenic places. The facilities are ideal for sport climbing fans and feature gneis, granite, porphyr and even marble surfaces. Children especially enjoy a visit to one of the many high rope gardens. Climbers can practice their favourite sport even in bad weather conditions and during the colder months at one of the indoor climbing gyms with their up to 16 mt. high walls and wide boulder areas. It's simply up to you to find the climbing place you prefer.

Climbing Paths
South Tyrol's most beautiful mountains are criss-crossed by well over 50 climbing paths and trails and the very scenicDolomites are, in fact, recognised as a UNESCO site. The well-marked, yearly checked paths and trails are as safe as possible and attract beginners as well as professional climbers and expert mountaineers. They are the perfect place for a real adventure out in the open air.

Climbing gyms
The new climbing gym, the “Rockarena”, opened on the north-facing side of the Meranarena in 2008 and is the perfect training area for fans of this very original, trendy sport. Climbing surface: 730 sq. mt., max. height 19 mt., 100 climbing routes on the boulder wall, 270 sq. mt. boulder surface with 140 routes category A to E. Climbing instructors also on hand.
The Salewa Cube is Italy's largest climbing gym at the present time. It's a cult place for the whole climbing fraternity and is, in fact, a favourite meeting place for climbers from South Tyrol as well as from neighbouring regions and other countries.
Events and Entertainment in Meran
Culture, fun and relaxation: enjoy the varied events and entertainment the town has to offer guests all year round.
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