Rustic and authentic Val Passiria/Passeiertal
Idyllic, untouched, inviting
Untouched Val Passiria/Passeiertal stretches all the way from the Mediterranean spa town of Meran with its palm and cypress trees to the Passo del Rombo/Timmelsjoch and Passo di Monte Giovo/Jaufenpass, two panoramic and winding passes. The natural frame of this valley, which resembles a work of art, is formed by the Sarntal, the Stubai, and the Ötztal Alps. What nature enthusiasts particularly love about their stay at our hotel in Val Passiria/Passeiertal is that it is located in the middle of the Texel Group Nature Park, has countless hiking trails ready to explore, and offers many other leisure opportunities.
What you need to know about the idyllic Val Passiria/Passeiertal
Val Passiria/Passeiertal is a unique, wonderful mix of Mediterranean landscapes, with grand palm trees and blossoming flowers in the valley and high Alpine areas with rugged cliffs and lush meadows at higher altitudes. With an impressive 300 days of sunshine a year, Val Passiria/Passeiertal guarantees plenty of vitamin D and unforgettable holiday moments in the fresh air. Those who spend their holidays in Val Passiria/Passeiertal at our sports hotel in South Tyrol can look forward to fascinating natural landscapes, sun-drenched days, and picturesque panoramas, as well as all kinds of culture and tradition. Val Passiria/Passeiertal has several museums and traditional festivals in store for history and culture lovers, where you can immerse yourself in the charming South Tyrolean way of life.
A wide leisure repertoire in the spa town of Meran
Whether strolling through the famous arcades of Meran or taking a leisurely walk along the picturesque summer promenade – the spa town of Meran is simply worth seeing. Empress Sissi of Austria once acknowledged its allure, and now it’s your turn to explore. To get to the city from our wellness hotel in South Tyrol, you have several options: the public bus, which stops a few metres from the hotel every half hour, an (e-)bike, or your own car. There is a lot to see and explore around the town of Meran on the Passirio/Passer river, no matter the weather:
- An exploratory tour through the arcades, consisting of mountain arcades (those closer to the mountains) and water arcades (those closer to the river), and the picturesque alleys
- A walk along the “Tappeinerweg” trail, which has stunning views
- A visit to the fascinating Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle with their colourful display of plants, rare butterflies, and the Touriseum
- Attending a horse race at the horse track
- A visit to the Palais Mamming, the city museum of Meran
- A shopping excursion through the many colourful shops, jewellers, and boutiques, as well as the traditional markets
- A visit to one of the varied festivals and events: concerts at the Piazza Terme/Thermenplatz square or in the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, the Meran Music Weeks, the Meran Wine Festival, Asfaltart – the international street art festival – or the traditional and widely known autumnal Grape Festival with its splendidly decorated harvest festival floats and colourful culture and music programme