Summer in the mountains in Avelengo near Merano

An active mountain holiday

A summer holiday at the Falzeben hiking hotel in Avelengo near Merano

A holiday in Avelengo means mountain pastures in bloom, lush green forests and idyllic countryside. Our hiking hotel is the ideal starting point for a magnificent hiking holiday around Merano. The Merano 2000 resort is right on our doorstep, offering so many leisure activities such as Nordic Walking, cycling, trekking, summer tobogganing, horse riding or, simply, chilling out and enjoying the pristine landscape.

You’ll definitely feel spoiled by our unique activity programme, as well as by the laid back and comfortable atmosphere we foster. Join us at the Falzeben hiking hotel for an unforgettable summer holiday in South Tyrol.

Out and about in Avelengo near Merano

The picturesque village of Avelengo, situated on the Monzoccolo high plateau is not only the home of the famous Haflinger horses, it’s also a popular holiday destination, particularly for families!

The tiny village has just 700 inhabitants and is just 10km away from the Mediterranean spa town of Merano.

Avelengo offers a range of activities, both in summer and winter…  rambles, hikes or challenging summit tours for as far as your feet will carry you; bike tours or trips up the Terrarossa to discover the local area. Marvel at the stunning views of the Gruppo Tessa, the Brenta Dolomites, the Ortles-Cevedale mountains, the Dolomites and, even, the Ötztal Alps in Austria.

Nordic Walking
Nordic Walking is one of the most popular summer activities in Avelengo.

Things to see and do in and around Avelengo
There are many things to see and do in the area surrounding our Hotel Falzeben in Avelengo. The loveliest is without doubt the spa town of Merano. The Trauttmansdorff castle gardens, the thermal baths, the various weekly markets and, in December, the Christmas markets are well worth a visit.

Trauttmansdorff Castle
Not that far from the Hotel Falzeben is one of Merano’s best-loved tourist destinations – Trauttmansdorff Castle and its stunning gardens.

Knottnkino
A popular destination during an activity or hiking holiday is the Knottnkino in Verano, where you can sit in one of thirty cinema-style chairs (indeed, Kino means cinema) and marvel at the magnificent mountain panorama unfolding below you.
The Knottnkino in Verano is a special highlight. Just lean back and take in the stunning views!

South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology
Come and learn about Ötzi, the prehistoric man found preserved in the local ice, still wearing the clothes and holding the tools he was carrying on the day he died… a fascinating family day out!

Out and about in Merano

A holiday in the spa town of Merano (South Tyrol) – a city of contrasts
This lovely city on the river Passirio exemplifies the extent of the diversity in our beautiful region.

The social calendar is brimming with highlights – from the international flower festival in the spring to the traditional grape festival in October, from exciting horse races to the top-class Merano music festivals, offering exquisite levels of enjoyment.

The excellent cultural programme, including modern art at merano arte, stunning art nouveau and Belle Époque buildings and monuments and more await you.

Merano is the city where the traditional and the modern, countryside charm and urban chic meet. The modern spa temple that is the Merano thermal baths blends quite naturally into one of the paths that the famous Austrian Empress Sissi, a once regular visitor to the area, would have walked on…

Merano Weekly Markets
A great opportunity to shop during your holiday. Bargains, hidden gems and local delicacies from local farmers… it’s all here waiting for you!

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