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LONGING FOR THE MOUNTAINS?

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EXPERIENCE & REMEMBER

After a holiday is over, its memories remain. Memories of things previously unimagined, never-before-seen or rediscovered. From idyllic forest paths and delicious South Tyrolean gourmet cuisine to that special souvenir. Inspirations for unique experiences and discoveries at the mountain villas in Hafling (Italian: Avelengo).
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Gourmet souvenirs from South Tyrol
Where — South Tyrolean farm shops, Pur Südtirol Merano
Arrival — varied
All those who long for an authentic souvenir that’s not kitschy or cliché will find what they are looking for in the South Tyrolean farm shops. Blossom honey, herb salt, alpine cheese or fresh apple juice: regional specialities can keep the memories of your holiday alive when you return home. Also the delicatessen shops in Merano, especially Pur Südtirol, offer a wide selection of quality farm products.
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Greiterhof
Where — Labers/Merano
Arrival — 30 minutes
A secret tip, hidden between the blossoming hillsides and forests above Merano. In the rustic Greiterhof, Alexander lives life according to his philosophy of genuineness. Alongside the historic Greiter beer, the only products served are organic, and either homemade or from selected farmers. Respect for animals and nature take top priority – an appreciation you can taste!
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Tobogganing by moonlight
Where — Ski region Merano 2000
Arrival — 3 minutes
During full moon nights, things are a bit different in Merano 2000. The Falzeben circular railway doesn’t stop at 5 p.m. as usual. It continues operating until later; the moonlit toboggan run stays open. Fans of adventure are then able to experience sledging at night. Unique!
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Helicopter flight in the Dolomites
Where — Dolomites
Starting point: Hotel Chalet Mirabell
UNESCO World Heritage Site from above: A helicopter flight in the “most beautiful mountains in the world” opens up a new perspective. High above the jags and gorges of the Dolomites, some things appear to be smaller than before. A unique experience with a spectacular backdrop. From 30 minutes, starting directly from Hotel Chalet Mirabell.
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Ötzi in the Museum of Archaeology
Where — Bolzano
Arrival — 45 minutes
Ötzi, one of the oldest mummies in the world, is the highlight of the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. Three storeys of exhibition items and interactive experience points tell the story of the man from the ice. An impressive insight into the lives of our forefathers, accompanied by alternative archaeological exhibitions.
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Im Kult
Where — Merano
Arrival — 20 minutes
Im Kult shines a completely new light on the connection between cuisine, design and culture. Every detail of this former soap factory causes you to pause and catch your breath in amazement. The shop is a paradise for opportunity shoppers, offering everything from gift ideas to designer kitchen appliances. Hunger is stilled and thirst is quenched in the Bistro and Paninoteca.
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Christmas Bauble Dinner
Where — Merano
Arrival — 15 minutes
A cosy ambience, an undisturbed chance to be together and sophisticated dishes from the Bistro Therme: Eating in the Weihnachtskugel (Christmas bauble) is an enchanting alternative to visiting a restaurant. Temperature, music volume and light can be individually adjusted – and all around you, Merano’s Christmas spirit is sparkling.
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Panorama Skiing
Where — Ski region Merano 2000
Arrival — 3 minutes
The family ski area Merano 2000 is well-known for its rich variety and impressive panoramic views. Here it’s worth keeping your eyes not only on the piste, but also on the enchanting surroundings. After your downhill run, the best way to do that is over coffee and strudel on one of the many sun terraces.
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Lama and Alpaca trekking
Where — Hafling
Starting point: Hotel Chalet Mirabell
A slightly different kind of circular hike; perfect for all those looking for something out of the ordinary. In step with an animal companion, you will comb through meadows and forests on a guided lama and alpaca trekking tour. Calming and relaxing; also ideal for younger guests.
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Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle
Where — Merano
Arrival — 15 minutes
A symphony of a thousand colours, created with great care at the place where the Alps and the Mediterranean meet. The diversity of plants and the bond between art and nature are unique to the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle. The same applies to the experiences on offer, ranging from summer open-air concerts with international artists to “Breakfast with Sissi”.
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Personal shopping by Oberrauch Zitt
Oberrauch Zitt’s home visits make shopping dreams come true. Style preferences are determined in advance via a profile that is generated online. A fashion expert uses this to select a range of clothing items. When trying them on at their desired location, fashion enthusiasts can also receive professional advice. A new kind of shopping experience – stress-free and exclusive.
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Restaurant Sissi
Where — Merano
Arrival — 15 minutes
At the foot of the celebrated Tappeinerweg path, you can find the prize-winning Restaurant Sissi. There, chef Andrea Fenoglio treats his guests to Italian classics and creative avant-garde cuisine. Fluid pizza and unusual apple strudel creations surprise even the most experienced gourmets. Just as exceptional: the wine menu featuring approximately 400 labels.
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Panorama hike to the Knottnkino cinema
Where — Vöran
Starting point: Hotel Chalet Mirabell
A scenic overlook becomes an open-air cinema. 30 seats made of steel and chestnut wood make for an inviting location for a screening at over 1,000 metres above sea level. On the screen: Etschtal valley and the alpine mountain scenery, sometimes with a glowing red evening sky, sometimes in the sunlight. You can also take a guided hiking tour on request. Picnic basket on request.
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Hiking to your host’s mountain pasture
Where — Hafling
Starting point: Hotel Chalet Mirabell
Reiterer, your host family, understands how to create something special in the most beautiful places of Hafling (Italian: Avelengo). The hotel’s own mountain pasture is located in the midst of luminous meadows and proud peaks. With sun loungers, a Kneipp trough, open-air stall, outdoor kitchen and barbecue area, it’s the crowning destination of a guided hiking tour.
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Kurhaus Merano
Where — Merano
Arrival — 15 minutes
A masterpiece of art nouveau architecture and a memorial to imperial times, today the Kurhaus is an event venue and the cultural heart of Merano. The magnificent halls and seminar rooms are used for international meetings, high-quality concerts, festival ball evenings and events of all kind. Absolutely worth a visit: the Merano Musikwochen music festival and the celebrated WineFestival.