A couple enjoy mountain biking during a sunny day in the DolomitesUn gruppo di persone sta attraversando un piccolo ponte su ruscello nel bosco in estate

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Active summer in the Merano countryside

Hiking

The mountains are calling. South Tyrol is famous for its spectacular mountain and hiking tours. A superlative network of hiking trails and climbing routes make South Tyrol’s mountains a favourite destination for both novice and experienced mountaineers alike.

Your holiday apartment in the Merano countryside is the ideal base for your hiking holiday. The Residence Aqualis in Marlengo near Merano is ideally situated on the much loved, family friendly Marlengo Waalweg path and is a starting point for many more hikes. From your holiday apartment start for a circular hike on the Meraner Höhenweg up to the high plateau of the Vigljoch. Experience the mountain pastures, challenging summits and climbing routes of the Texel Group Nature Park. Many other hiking areas can be easily reached by car or cable car. South Tyrol’s mountains are calling!

Bikes and cycling

Cyclists and bikers certainly get their money’s worth in Marlengo and Merano. Jump onto your saddle and explore the extensive cycle routes and trails around Marlengo. Cycle through the Etsch valley with its orchards and Mediterranean climate.  Or take a cable car high into the mountains and ride the exhilarating mountain trails.

Nordic Walking

Grab your Nordic walking sticks and walk through the mountains and valleys! Effective whole body training is easy to learn and apart from suitable Nordic walking sticks, no other equipment is needed. Give it a go on any terrain! Marlengo near Merano is much loved by Nordic walkers since it has everything to offer from easy to demanding routes.

Golf

Try a round of golf at the Lana Golf Club situated at the foot of the castle ruin "Brandis”. Let your gaze wander over the Etsch valley. Play on the beautiful  9 hole course at 2793 metres (women 2436 metres), three par 3, four par 4 and two par 5 (par 70).

The Passeier golf course near Merano offers beginners as well as pros ideal conditions and can be played on most of the year. Seven ponds not only enhance the course aesthetically, the water obstacles and bunkers demand a strategic game. At a total length of 5,755 m and par 71, this demanding course is a highlight for every golfer.

Jogging on the Marlinger Waalweg path

One of the most beautiful jogging routes in the region of Merano is directly in front of the Residence Aqualis. At a distance of 12 kilometres, the Marlinger Waalweg above Marlengo is one of the longest canals in South Tyrol and has some of the most magnificent views. The path is mainly level and most suited to hiking, Nordic walking or jogging. Between Tel and Lana it snakes its way through apple orchards and shaded forest areas.