Lana and Surrounding

The territory of Merano and its surroundings offers infinite opportunities for adults and children, young and old, lovers of relaxation and adventure enthusiasts. Continue reading and browse our suggestions so you can better organize your vacation.

Trekking & Mountaineering
Numerous and pleasant trails in the Merano area for walks and hikes from farm to farm, amid meadows and forests, especially appreciated by families. The typical sentieri delle rogge – the so-called irrigation canal trails – which, even on the warmest days, are very popular hiking destinations. Going to the high mountains, we find the Tessa Group Natural Park, the Stelvio National Park and the Sarentine Alps. If you are experienced hikers, you cannot miss a challenging panoramic hike and mountain excursion!

Attractions & Museums

  • The Masi della Muta are among the oldest farms of Merano, perhaps even of all South Tyrol.
  • The millennial larches, located in Val d’Ultimo at 1,425 metres alt. are among the oldest conifers in Europe.
  • Sculptures by 13 artists dot a pleasant walk that connects Lana with the surrounding towns.
  • One of the finest works of the late Gothic period, the Schnatterpeck altar by Hans Schnatterpeck, is located in the nearby parish church of Lana di Sotto.
  • Merano and its surrounding area and all of Alto Adige are distinguished by their wealth of museums. Discover the South Tyrol museums.

In case of rain…
… the numerous museums in South Tyrol are worth a visit. Right in the immediate vicinity are the Piccolo Museo, the South Tyrolean Fruit Grower’s Museum and the Foiana Farm Museum. In Merano you cannot miss the Provincial Museum of Tourism near the Gardens of Castel Trauttmansdorff, the Women’s Museum, the Civic Museum or the Viniculture Museum of Rametz Castle, while in Bolzano the Archaeological Museum, where you will find Ötzi the Iceman mummy, the Museum Of Natural Sciences and Museion are true “musts”.