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Holiday in the Merano/Meran region – our insider tips for you

Holidays “Made for You” – that’s what the Hotel Tirolensis stands for. We will help you to organise your holiday in the Merano/Meran region according to your wishes. Tailor-made, unique, unforgettable. We have compiled our insider tips especially for you – this and much more can be experienced on holiday in the Merano/Meran region around our hotel in Tesimo/Tisens between Bolzano/Bozen and Merano/Meran!

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And action! Your sporty holiday in the Merano/Meran region

Adrenalin junkies and nature lovers have found the perfect spot to holiday in the Merano/Meran region. Besides hiking in Prissiano/Prissian, there are many other activities on the programme. See for yourself!

Swimming holidays

South Tyrol’s bathing lakes, swimming pools, and the Mediterranean climate are perfect for fans of water! Those who spend their holiday in the Merano/Meran region should not miss jumping into the following lakes:


  • Lake Caldaro/Kaltern – Caldaro/Kaltern
  • Large and small Lake Monticolo/Montiggler – Appiano/Eppan
  • Lake Favogna/Fennberger – Magré/Margreid
  • Lake Santa Maria/Felixer Weiher – Alta Val di Non/Deutschnonsberg
  • Lake Garda

South Tyrol has always been a Mecca for paragliders and hang gliders. During your holiday in Prissiano/Prissian, you will have the opportunity to take your own paraglider up into the air or to observe the Merano/Meran region from above during an organised tandem flight.

Waterskiing & surfing

At Lake Garda, some surf schools have also included water skiing and wakeboarding in their programme. Surfing is possible on Lake Garda, and also on some lakes in South Tyrol, such as Lake Caldaro/Kaltern. For kiters, a holiday in the Merano/Meran region offers the opportunity to ride on the unique Lake Resia/Reschen.

Rafting & canyoning

You don’t have to go far to raft. On holiday in Tesimo/Tisens, you have the opportunity to experience rafting on the Adige/Etsch and Passirio/Passer rivers. During canyoning, trained guides will guide you safely through mountain canyons and across beautiful waterfalls. Equipped with a diving suit, helmet, and good shoes, you will be able to rappel down and slide across smooth rocks, swim with the current, and jump into deep pools – this can also be part of your holiday in the Merano/Meran region!

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Holiday in Prissiano/Prissian – discover South Tyrol’s culture

On holiday in the Merano/Meran region, you will get to know and appreciate South Tyrol’s unique culture. Where the north meets the south, and the Alps meet the Mediterranean, there’s plenty to discover!


Excursions to the cities: Bolzano/Bozen, Merano/Meran, Bressanone/Brixen, Brunico/Bruneck, Glorenza/Glurns, as well as Venice, Verona, Trento

Museums: South Tyrol Museum Archaeology with the glacier mummy Ötzi, Touriseum in Merano/Meran, Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, Messner Mountain Museums

Get to know tradition on holiday in the Merano/Meran region: lace-making, legends, Goaslschnöllen (whip cracking), heart-shaped sacred heart fire, quill embroidery, wood carving, St Nicholas and Krampus, Egetmann parade, Schellenrennen (bell race) ... ask us during your stay for our current tips!

Castles and fortresses: Rametz Castle, Tyrol Castle, Flavon/Haselburg Castle, Forte/Trostburg Castle ... there are around 800 castles and fortresses to admire in South Tyrol!

Very quiet location. Very friendly staff, excellent cuisine, and great rooms. Perfect for excursions to Merano/Meran and Bolzano/Bozen.

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Get on your motorcycle, enjoy your holiday in the Merano/Meran region

South Tyrol’s pass roads and idyllic driving routes through the countryside are a dream come true for motorcyclists. Passionate bikers should use their holiday in the Merano/Meran region to discover the beauty of the area on their bike.

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FANTASTIC location! Perfect for all your adventures!

Not only is our hotel special, but also our location! Between apple orchards and mountain peaks, at the starting point for hikes and bike tours, and only 15 kilometres from the spa town of Merano/Meran and the provincial capital of Bolzano/Bozen, you will find true happiness. This is not a hotel village, there is no noise, no hustle and bustle – just dreamy days in a dreamy location!