Couple hiking with a view of Merano

Every step is a step forward, every breath a relaxation exercise and every view an insight. Hiking is also wellness.

Couple walks across a bridge
Hiking trail with a small stream on the side

Welcome to the land of hiking – welcome to Meran and Environs

A mountain climber’s or valley explorer’s dream! The nature around Schenna is calling out to be discovered – can you hear it? Simply pack your bags and get ready for a real adventure. On top of the mountains or along one of the ’Waalweg’ (ancient irrigation channel) trails. To the next mountain hut for a delicious lunch or simply through the forest and across meadows. With or without a hiking guide. In Meran and Environs, you can hike in every direction under the sun. We’re not joking! It is surrounded by many hills and mountains, all of which offer hikes for every imaginable difficulty level!

Couple hikes high altitude
Couple hiking on Waalweg
Couple sitting comfortably on the floor with a view of mountains

Hotel Hohenwart’s hiking service

  • Two guided hikes per week
  • Hiking shuttle three times a week
  • Hire what you need directly from us: hiking rucksacks, hiking poles, water bottles, hiking maps and reading material
  • Shoe dryer for your hiking boots
  • Great insider tips for personalised hikes from our staff
  • For private summit and glacier tours, we can gladly arrange an experienced mountain guide for you (for a fee)

Advantage cards South Tyrol

Schenna GuestCard

Enjoy exclusive services that are only available to GuestCard holders. Get a discount of at least 10 % off the regular price at many museums, on cable cars and on sports and recreational activities in Schenna and Environs. Get exclusive access to special services also in spring and autumn. The Schenna app is available to download for free in the App Store, Google Play and the Huawei AppGallery.

BusCard Merano and environs

The BusCard Merano and surroundings permits you to reach Merano and the villages in the near environs by bus. The BusCard is valid for 7 days.

(Not valid for railways, cable cars and chairlifts)


Prices: 16.00 Euros, children up to 6 years free. Not transferable.


Here you will find up-to-date timetables for all bus and rail routes in South Tyrol:

Mobil Card South Tyrol

The Mobilcard allows you to travel throughout South Tyrol for a whole week, for three days or for one day. The card enables the owner the use the following public means of transportation:

  • Regional trains (not Eurostar/Intercity) in South Tyrol (Brennero – Trento, Malles/Mals – San Candido/Innichen)
  • All town and extra-urban bus services
  • The cable cars to Renon/Ritten, Maranza/Meransen, San Genesio/Jenesien (currently closed), Meltina/Mölten, Verano/Vöran and Colle/Kohlern
  • The narrow-track railway on the Renon/Ritten Mountain and the cable railway up to the Mendola/Mendel Mountain
  • One return journey using the Swiss Post Bus from Malles/Mals to Müstair



  • 1 day: adults 20.00 Euros, children 10.00 Euros
  • 3 days: adults 30.00 Euros, children 15.00 Euros
  • 7 days: adults 20.00 Euros, children 10.00 Euros

Cable car – FuniCard for Merano and environs

The FuniCard for Merano and environs permits you to reach mountains with cable cars and lifts in Merano and the villages in the near environs. The Card is available during summer season (01.05.-06.11.2023).


The participating cableway facilities are:

  • Chair Lift Oberkirn-Grube (Scena/Talle)
  • Funiculars Hirzer (Saltusio/Talle)
  • Funicular Merano 2000 (Merano - mountain station)
  • Funicular Merano 2000 (Merano - intermediate station)
  • Funicular Falzeben (Avelengo)
  • Funicular Mittager
  • Funicular Grünboden (Plan)
  • Alpin Arena Senales (Maso Corto/Val Senales)
  • Cable car Lazaun (Maso Corto/Val Senales)
  • Funicular Schwemmalm (Pracupola /Val d‘Ultimo)
  • Funicular Texelbahn (Parcines)
  • Funicluar Unterstell (Naturno)
  • Funicular Monte San Vigilio (Lana)
  • Chairlift Monte San Vigilio (Lana)
  • Cable Car Rio Lagundo (Lagundo)


Price: adults 72.00 Euros, children (2010-2017) 30.00 Euros, dogs 20.00 Euros

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