5 December — 5 April
The Merano 2000 resort is located in the Italian region of Merano e neighborhood (Meraner Land) (region Trentino-Alto Adige, Alto Adige). There are 40 pistes for skiing and snowboarding, to which the skiers are lifted by 7 lifts. The winter sports complex is located between 1609 and 2350 meters above sea level.
The resort of Merano 2000 attracts its guests with an extraordinary number of sunny days in winter and stunning views. The ascent by cable car to the mountain plateau, which is located above the resort village, takes about 7 minutes. The most challenging slopes for skiing and snowboarding are served by modern chairlifts and gondola lifts. Families with children and even the most active skiers find their holiday to their liking.
The kindergarten (area reserved for children) and the snow kindergarten are ideal places for the first steps in the snow. At the rear of the ski area is the Merano 2000 Snowpark, designed for snowboarders and freestylers. As an alternative to skiing, there are snowshoeing, ski tours and cross-country skiing trails. The Alpine Bob and the toboggan run complete the offer for holidaymakers. For nature lovers, romantic sleigh rides with the famous Haflinger horses await in the snowy forest, past cozy chalets. Even when spring comes to the resort town of Merano below, and almond trees are blooming on the Tuppiner waterfront, the Merano 2000 ski area still invites you to ski.
Longest ski run: St. Oswald-Falzeben, 5 km long, vertical drop 590 m.
The most difficult track: Mittager I, 1 km long, 300 m elevation difference.
The most interesting tracks:
- Mittager I
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On average, the ski season here lasts from early December to late March.
Ski pass prices
Day ski pass in main season worth € 45 for an adult, € 34 for children and € 38.50 for youth.
Total length of tracks 40 km. The vertical drop is 741 meters. Ski slopes are prepared by snow groomers and have fences. Artificial snowmaking system ensures snow cover on slopes during unstable weather. In the dark, the area and ski slopes are illuminated. For beginners, training in skiing and snowboarding with professional instructors is organized.
On the tops of the slopes, skiers and snowboarders are delivered 10 lifts: 1 aerial tramway, 1 gondola lift and 5 chairlift. There are 3 children’s lifts for beginners and children. The total length of the cable cars is 12 km, which are capable of transporting up to 11050 passengers/hour.
The Merano 2000 ski area can be easily reached from the outskirts of Merano by a cable car. From Falzeben to the ski area, a gondola lift for 8 people rises. They both arrive at Piffing. A high-speed four-seater chairlift equipped with protective domes serves the S. Oswaldo slopes. Triple and quadruple chairlifts serve the rest of the ski resort’s slopes. There are treadmills for beginners and children.
The nearest villages to the resort:
- Merano (Meran) (4 km)
- Falzeben (0.1 km)
- Avelengo (Hafling) (6 km)
- Scena (Schenna) (4 km)
- Tirolo (Dorf Tirol) (8 km)
- Verano (Vöran) (14 km)