Walking paths

The center of the spa town of Merano is characterized by promenades and walking paths, lined with plants and flower beds. Cafés and ice cream parlors with their cozy terraces invite you to stop. From the Hotel B&B Aster you can quickly reach the famous Sissi’s path, which leads through the most beautiful streets and districts of Maia Alta. The “Maiser Waalweg” and the promenade are also within easy walking distance. You can enjoy the wonderful view of the surrounding mountains.

This scenic route, known as the Sentiero di Sissi in Italian and the Sissiweg in German, leads to the areas of town most beloved by Empress Elisabeth of Austria, better known as Sissi. The charming Habsburg sovereign stayed in Merano several times in the second half of the nineteenth century, and was enchanted by its […]

At any time of the day or year, the Tappeinerweg trail is the right place to recover from everyday stress, while a few steps in the clear Merano air are the best way to recharge your batteries – in line with Dr. Tappeiner! Conceived and donated by the spa doctor Dr. Tappeiner, the Tappeinerweg trail […]

The Maiser Waalweg path is without a doubt one of the most popular and most frequently used Waalweg paths in South Tyrol. In addition, it is quite long at 9 km and in any case, the inspection of its accompanying path is very worthwhile and recommended in every season. The Maiser Waalweg path begins at […]

Twelve kilometers long, the Marlinger Waalweg trail is a popular hiking trail which runs along the former irrigation channels, the longest of its kind in South Tyrol. Starting at the Töllbrücke bridge, the 250 year-old path gently ascends through apple orchards and woods to firmer and more level ground. After pausing to admire the medieval […]

The Algunder Waalweg Trail is a two-part, 5 to 6 kilometer long hiking trail that leads along the irrigation channel (water channel). The canal trail is almost flat. This makes it ideal for older people or families with children. Hikers, whether young or old, are rewarded with a breathtaking view of Lagundo and the entire […]