Family vacation with child
A family holiday with a child in Merano is always relaxing. Lots of nature, good food and perfect weather make the area perfect. Meran considered a sun-hole, because it is difficult to experience bad weather here. It is picturesquely situated in the midst of apple orchards and countless vineyards. The Waalwege, which lead along the fields, are great for a family hiking trip. They are neither too high nor have large altitudes, but they always run past small water channels, which has a very pleasant effect on the climate.
Hiking with children in Meran
Our favorite hiking trail with kids is the forest adventure trail at the Marlinger Waalweg. For children there are many stations along the path to experiment, discover and marvel. Why is a bell ringing? What causes a jam in the water channel basin? What are the names of the plants that grow here? Even for the parents some informations are new. And should the kids start to get borred from hiking, the next experimental station is already in sight and motivated by itself.
Lunch at a child-friendly farm
One highlight is the visit to the Haidenhof. We love it here! For kids there is a playground, free-roaming chickens, a small goat enclosure and with a little luck, can be admired in peacock from close by. While the children are well looked after, parents can enjoy their delicious food. Schlutzkrapfen, apricot dumplings, Brotzeitbrettl – here you can get to know the authentic cuisine of South Tyrol from its best side. This tastes particularly good with a fresh glass of apple juice from the farm’s own apples or a glass of cold wine from the associated winery. From up here there is a magnificent view of the valley. The Haidenhof is completely in family hands and the warmth can be felt through and through.
If you enjoyed enough nature, you should definitely make a visit to the Merano city center. The small streets with the old, decorated house facades in the background always the mountains offer a magical panorama. However, as this is usually only of limited interest for the kids, we definitely recommend a walk along the Passer. Here you can make a great stop at the kids friendly Café Wandelhalle. In addition to delicious ice cream, delicious cake and good coffee, there are three-wheelers, wheels and scooters for the children, with which they can whiz along the car-free promenade. In addition, a children’s table is ready and a sandpit is located along a large old tree.
Kids playground in Merano
From here you can walk the Sissis path even further. Your way back to the center you should plan on the other side of the Passer. So you can still pass the hidden kids playground at Café Elisabeth.
Holidays with kids in Merano – Every family member will love it!