Meran Alpine Path

Hike Meran Alpine Path, South Tyrol

The Meran Alpine Path is one of the most beautiful round trails in South Tyrol. It leads along the Texel Group Nature Park 100 km around the mountains of the Texel Mountain Group at an altitude of about 1,400 metres. The High Alpine Path is divided into a northern and southern round tour.

Information round hike Meran Alpine Path

Classic starting points and destinations: Katharinaberg, Unterstell, Hochmuth, Ulfas
Duration: 4 - 6 days with a daily hiking time of 6-8 hours
Difference in altitude: 5,100 m
Level of difficulty: expert hikers, you need to be free of dizziness in some parts
Best period: from 1st of July to the end of September
Cable cars: in Dorf Tirol, Naturns, Partschins and Algund

Details on the Meran Alpine Path: The trail was opened in 1985. It mostly features historic trails, which have been used by local farmers ever since. Pioneers of the South Tyrolean Alpine Association merged the old trails to realize today’s alpine trail. Numerous alpine huts and refuges await hikers along the route.
Be it the entire round hike or only a stage, the high-alpine trail offers hikes of all levels of difficulty: a comfortable, mostly flat hiking route and alpine trails make space for your individual tour plans.

Meran Alpine Path South: along the southern slopes of the Texel Mountain Group
  • Charming one-day and multi-day tours
  • You need to be free of dizziness in some parts
  • View of the lower Vinschgau Valley, the Meran valley basin and the Passeier Valley
  • Best season: From May to the first snowfalls (November)

Meran Alpine Path North: the high-alpine trail

  • High-alpine trail through the Pfossen and Pfelders Valleys with the highest point to overcome being the Eisjöchl (2,895 m)
  • Best season: Early summer to autumn