Events Settembre settembre | September - Meraner Land

 
Events Settembre settembre | September - Meraner Land
Events Settembre
settembre | September
2018

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Events Settembre settembre | September - Meraner Land
MERANO ARTE closed from 17.09 until 28.09.2018
                                                                                               A house for contemporary art in the old part of Merano. Open all year round, Merano
                                                                                               Arte presents changing exhibitions in the fields of fine arts, architecture, literature,
                                                                                               music, photography and new media on 500 square meters.
                                                                                               Exhibition: Yorgos Sapountzis
                                                                                               up to 16.09.2018
                                                                                               Yorgos Sapountzis (* 1976 in Athens, lives in Berlin) moves the places of urban public
                                                                                               life into a new consciousness that includes their present as well as their historical
                                                                                               past. He appropriates the figurative monuments and makes them protagonists of his
                                                                                               performances, sculptures and videos. For Art Merano/Merano Arte, he will design a
                                                                                               new work that relates to Meran’s public space.
                                                                                               Exhibition: Marilù Eustachio
                                                                                               up to 16.09.2018
                                                                                               Art Merano/Merano Arte dedicates a solo exhibition to Marilù Eustachio, born in
                                                                                               Merano in 1934 and now living in Rome. In her paintings and drawings Eustachio
 Museums & Guided Tours                                                                        reflects personal and everyday experiences, as well as thoughts on literature and art.
                                                                                               Fancy Art?
                                                                                               on 12.09.2018 at 6 p.m.
                                                                                               Guided tour of the exhibition: “Yorgos Sapountzis. Michsich Hotel” and “Marilù
  Opening hours of the Information office at the MeranoTourist Office                          Eustachio. Heimat” with artistic director Christiane Rekade. Price: guided tour € 10.00
  MON-FRI                9 a.m.-6 p.m.                                                         + entrance.
  SAT                    9 a.m.-4 p.m.                                                         » Opening hours: TUE-SAT 10 a.m.-6 p.m., SUN und public holidays 11 a.m.-
  SUN + public holidays 10 a.m.-12.30 p.m.                                                         6 p.m. Closed on Mondays.
                                                                                                   The museum will be closed from 17 to 28 September.
                                                                                               » Price: Adults € 6.00, with reduction (seniors, GuestCard holders) € 5.00;
  Guided tours of Merano                                                                           Students up to the age of 26 € 2.00; free entry for children under the age of 14.
  Held on request. Duration: approx. 90 min. Price: € 7.00 per person. Reservation nec-        » Information: Kunst Meran, via Portici 163, tel. +39 0473 212643,
  essary. Merano Tourist Office, Corso Libertà 45, tel. +39 0473 272000, www.merano.eu             www.kunstmeranoarte.org

   30 YEARS WOMENS’ MUSEUM IN MERANO                                                           THE GARDENS OF TRAUTTMANSDORFF CASTLE &
  200 years of women’s history are documented through many collector’s items: wo-              THE TOURISEUM IN MERANO
  mens’ clothes, accessories, personal utensils, and everyday objects give information         Insights into exotic Mediterranean landscapes, views of the surrounding mountain
  about the various social roles and the development of women.                                 ranges and sun-kissed Merano: The gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle gather over
  The Cultural Historical Exhibition:                                                          80 natural and cultural landscapes, diverse theme gardens and numerous art and
  Holy Caring - a newly discovered cult figure - piety, cult or provocation                    experience stations in a natural amphitheater. The most popular and award-winning
  up to 01.09.2018                                                                             excursion destination of South Tyrol inspires people through its unique combination
  This 500-year-old cult figure who, for centuries has been experienced by the faithful        of nature, culture and art. Garden landscapes from all over the world. Located in the
  as helping and healing, is today experiencing a renaissance. In the exhibition as well       middle of the gardens, the Touriseum inside Trauttmansdorff Castle deals with the
  as in the book, the aim is to work out the history of the original cult figure with their    history of tourism.
  autonomy and their strengths, but also to capture them in their current responsibili-        Special exhibition Touriseum: Head for the hills!
  ties and functions as a possible guiding figure of a human and savior image that is not      up to 04.11.2018
  sexually exclusive.                                                                          In 2017 the Touriseum will be dedicating its temporary exhibition at Trauttmansdorff
  Special exhibition: “On the Skin” by Paola Marcello (photographer)                           Castle to the Alpine passes and their attraction and significance to tourists. What is so
  08.09.-30.10.2018 - Vernissage: 07.09.2018 at 7.00 p.m.                                      special about travelling over a pass? What exactly is the magic we feel up there? And why
  The art of tattooing is a cultural phenomenon known and upheld throughout the                does anyone want to go up there at all? The exhibition takes the form of a winding moun-
  world. Tattooing was invented in ancient Mesopotamia, in Egypt and during the Ro-            tain road. On the way up to the castle courtyard, there are eight famous South Tyrolean
  man Empire. It is still practised on all continents. “On the skin” is an ethnographical      passes. Those who wish, may on the way attempt the steep ramp by bicycle, or experience
  photography project about the facial tattoos sported by women of the Chin mountain           the curves like a motorcyclist, while there can be found interesting stories and strange ob-
  tribe in Burma. The exhibition is curated by Trento-based photographer and art cura-         jects along the roadside, from around the time when dust coats were worn in cars, petrol
  tor Luca Chistè. The collection of large-scale portraits taken by the photographer in        could be bought in drugstores and cyclists dragged branches behind them as brakes.
  a remote area documents and shows an ancient custom bound to be extinct in the               » Opening hours: open daily from 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
  foreseeable future. It is also meant to be a tribute to the beauty, the history, the cour-   » Price € 13.00, family ticket (2 adults and children under 18) € 28.00.
  age and the dignity of the women depicted.                                                      Entrance free of charge for children under the age of 6. Daily guided tour
  » Opening hours: MON-FRI 10 a.m.-5 p.m., SAT 10 a.m.-12.30 p.m., closed on                      through the Gardens at 10.15 a.m. Price: € 6.00, duration: approx. 90 min.,
     Sundays. Admission: Adults € 4.50, reduced € 4.00 (seniors, GuestCard                        no reservation necessary.
     holders and students). Group tours (on request): € 6.00 per person.                       » Information: The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, via San Valentino 51a,
  » Info: Women’s Museum Merano, via Mainardo 2, tel. +39 0473 231216,                            Merano, tel. +39 0473 255600, www.trauttmansdorff.it
     www.museia.it                                                                             » Information: Tourismus South Tyrolean Museum of Tourism, Via S. Valentino
                                                                                                  51a, Merano, tel. +39 0473 255655
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THE PALAIS MAMMING MUSEUM                                                                Urania Meran - Via Ortwein 6
  The former City Museum is located in the newly renovated baroque Palais at Piazza         7th mushroom exhibition in Merano
  Duomo. The exhibition gives an overview of Merano’s historical development. Some          07.-09.09.2018
  exotic exhibits give this collection its special charm.                                   The mushroom exhibition is organized by the local group Bolzano of the “Mycological
  Exhibition: Fieldpost                                                                     Association Bresadola”. In previous years, the 50 members of the association succeeded
  up to 06.01.2019                                                                          in collecting hundreds of mushroom varieties throughout South Tyrol and bringing them
  During the First World War, field mail was widespread: it was the fastest means of        to Merano, including some very rare varieties. The well-known mycologist Dr. Francesco
  communication and could be delivered two to three times a day. In addition to the         Bellù again catalogs the mushrooms collected this year.
  display of hand-painted maps of soldiers, the exhibition points to the propagandistic     » Opening hours: Opening FRI 07.09. at 5 p.m., SAT + SUN 9 a.m.-12.30 p.m.
  content of these maps and their reception.                                                    and 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Free entry.
  » Opening hours: TUE-SAT 10.30 a.m.-5 p.m., SUN and public holidays                       » Information: Urania Merano, tel. +39 0473 230219
     10.30 a.m.-1 p.m., closed on MON.
  » Entrance: adults € 6.00, teenagers up to 18 free of charge. Family ticket               Kurhaus Meran - Meeting Room 1
     € 10.00, combined ticket Palais Mamming Museum & Prince’s Castle                       Exhibition: Unique studio jewelery according to the traditional Venetian art
     € 8.00, reduced € 5.00.                                                                of soldering
  » Information: Piazza Duomo, tel. +39 0473 270038, www.palaismamming.it                   09.09.-12.10.2018 (the exhibition will be closed on 16.09.2018)
                                                                                            In part very rare and unusual opals. 150 amethysts, a decorated ostrich egg with precious
                                                                                            stones, unique jewelry with e.g. Opal, coral, lapis lazuli, chrysoprase with a partly playful
   THE PRINCE’S CASTLE                                                                      design are presented to the public.
  A building erected in the 15th century by archduke Sigmund of Austria. The castle is      » Opening hours: MON-SUN 10.30 a.m.-5 p.m. Entrance from Corso Libertà,
  composed of an inner bailey, a walk along the battlements and two floors with many           no. 39. Free entry.
  smaller rooms containing furniture from the Gothic and Renaissance era.                   » Information: tel. +49 9180 1033
  » Opening hours: TUE-SAT 10.30 a.m.-5 p.m., and SUN and public holidays
     10.30 a.m.-1 p.m. Closed on Mondays. Price: € 6.00. Combined ticket                    Cellar tours in Marlengo in the new panoramic winery area of the winery
     Palais Mamming Museum & Prince’s Castle: € 8.00.                                       Meran Burggräfler
  » Information: The Prince’s Castle, via Galilei, tel. +39 329 0186390,                    On request guided tours with wine tasting. Opening hours of the winery: MON-FRI from
     www.comune.merano.bz.it/de/Landesfuerstliche_Burg_1                                    8 a.m.-7 p.m. and SAT from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Price per person including 1 gift bottle: with
                                                                                            GuestCard € 15.00, without GuestCard € 17.00. Information: Winery Meran Burggräfler,
  Jewish museum and Synagogue in Merano                                                     via Cantina 9, Marlengo, tel. +39 0473 447137, www.kellereimeran.it
  From the end of the 19th century until the outbreak of the Second World War, the Jewish
  community of Merano was one of the most important communities in Central Europe.          Visit of the red dear enclosure at the Grumserhof
  The museum illustrates the history of the Jewish religious community in Merano, from      On request. Price per person: € 8.00 for adults and € 5.00 for children. Info & registra-
  its heyday to the Holocaust. Opening hours: MON-FRI 9 a.m.-12 noon. Closed on Jewish      tion: Grumserhof, Labers 57, Merano, tel. +39 0473 231454, www.grumserhof.com
  public holidays. Free entry. Information: Jewish Museum, via Schiller 14, tel. +39 0473
  236127, www.juedischegemeindemeran.com                                                    Guided tour of the special beer brewery Forst
                                                                                            Price: € 3.00, to be paid in the new Forst Shop. Reservation recquired: tel. +39 0473
  The Russian-Orthodox memorial Nadezhda Borodina in Merano                                 260111. Children under 16 years of age cannot take part in the guided tour. Bus connec-
  The ensemble round Saint Nicholas church (consecrated in 1897), reaches back to the       tion from Merano: bus line 212 from Via delle Corse.
  legacy of Nadezhda Ivanovna Borodina from Moscow. The collection presents icons,
  cult objects, documents and books of the Russian-Orthodox community that lived in         TIROLO CASTLE - closed on 05.09. from 1 p.m. and on 09.09.the whole day
  Merano during the turn of the century for health sojourns. Opening hours: all year        Castle of Tyrol, princely residence in the style of the Hohenstaufen imperial castles of
  except for Christmas and Easter. Open every 1st+3rd SAT of the month from 9 a.m.-1        the 12th and 13th centuries. Preserved are two palace buildings with a two-storey palace
  p.m. or on reservation. Information: Culture Association RUS in Bolzano, tel. +39 0471    chapel. Romanesque architectural sculptures on portals and windows, Gothic frescoes.
  979328, www.rus-bz.it, and in Merano, via Schaffer 21                                     Ban on driving - can be reached on foot within 20 minutes.
                                                                                            Exhibition: Fridericus Dux Austriae. The Duke with the empty pocket.
  Rametz Castle in Merano                                                                   up to 25.11.2018
  Wine museum open from MON-FR: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., SAT 10 a.m.-12 noon, SUN closed.            Duke Frederik IV of Austria (1382-1439), also named “Frederick with the empty pocket”,
  Price: € 6.00, free entry for kids under the age of 16 years. Guided Tour (on request)    did not stand there poor and destitute. Through his policy, he promoted a prosperous
  € 16.00, with Museum Mobile Card € 11.00, guided tour without wine tasting € 11.00.       development that made Tyrol one of the most desirable countries in the heart of Europe.
  Special guided tours for groups on request from Monday to Saturday. Opening hours         Mining and trade brought an economic prosperity. The exhibition examines the central
  MON-SAT 9 a.m.-6.30 p.m., SUN closed. Information: Castle Rametz, via Labers 4,           themes in the life of the man from the House of Habsburg. 160 exhibited objects now
  Merano, tel. +39 0473 211011, www.rametz.com                                              enable a new encounter with the sovereign, whose policiy has sustainably shaped the
                                                                                            history of the country and made him a symbol of a unified country.

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Exhibition: Brigitte Niedermair - eccehomo                                                   Experience Kränzelhof
  22.09.-09.12.2018 - Opening of the exhibition on 21.09. at 5 p.m.                            The residence Kränzel, the medieval courtyard surrounded by vineyards and the 7
  » Opening hours: TUES-SUN from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed on MON.                                 gardens, are unique in South Tyrol. An exemplary place where not only the old is main-
     The museum will remain closed for Tourists on 05.09. 2018 from 1 p.m.                     tained and preserved, but also the fire of new artistic and cultural activities blazes. The
     and on 09.09. 2018 for the whole day, due to an event.                                    garden is a living being, with it the visitor comes in resonance and can be enchanted.
  » Price: adults € 7.00. Families: two adults and children up to the age of 14                The Kränzelhof with its wine cellar and 7 gardens is open from 9.30 a.m. to 8 p.m. also
     € 14.00 or 1 adult and children up to the age of 14 € 7.00. Children up to                on Sundays and public holidays. Every Wednesday, wine tasting at 4 p.m. (with regis-
     the age of 14 are free of charge.                                                         tration). Price: € 15.00 per person incl. entry to the Garden. Information: Kränzelhof,
  » Information: Tirolo Castle, tel. +39 0473 220221, www.schlosstirol.it                      Cermes, via Palade. 1, tel. +39 0473 564549 www.kraenzelhof.it

  The bird care center “Gufyland”                                                              The South Tyrolean Fruit Growing Museum in Lana
  The fascinating life of birds of prey as important elements in the cycle of nature is        The museum houses the complete documentation of the historical development of
  explained to the visitors. Birds of prey flight shows take place every day, except for       the fruit-growing situation in South Tyrol and Lana in an exhibition area of 1.000 m².
  MON, at 11.15 a.m. and at 3.15 p.m. Opening hours: TUE-SUN 10.30 a.m.-5 p.m., closed         Opening hours: MON-SAT from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on SUN. Guided tours in Ger-
  on MON. Entrance: adults € 9.00, children from 6-13 years € 7.00, with Guest-Card            man language with apple tasting: every MON at 10 a.m. and every THU at 2.30 p.m.
  reduced by € 1.00. Information: Bird care center “Gufyland”, via Castello 25, Tirolo,        Entrance: adults € 4.00 (with Guest-Card € 3.50), family ticket € 10.00 (adults with
  tel. +39 0473 221500, www.gufyland.com                                                       children of 16 years incl.), children € 2.00 (from 6 to 16 years); guided tour incl. apple
                                                                                               tasting: adults € 3.50, children € 1.50. Information: Museo della Frutticoltura, Vicolo
  Fontana Castle in Tirolo - museum of agriculture                                             Brandis 1, Lana, tel. +39 0473 564387, www.obstbaumuseum.it
  It was built in 1250 by Wilhelm Tarant on a glacial cone below Tyrol Castle and now hous-
  es the Agricultural Museum. Today, it is owned by the de Rachewiltz family, who over         25 Years Typewriter Museum “Peter Mitterhofer” in Parcines
  time made the castle a center of cultural encounters. The American poet Ezra Pound           The development of the typewriter is shown, starting with Peter Mitterhofer, the in-
  completed his life’s work - the Cantos - here between 1958-1962. Open from 10 a.m.           ventor of the typewriter, who was born in Parcines. The exhibition shows hundreds of
  to 5 p.m., rest days: Friday and Saturday. Price: Adults € 6.00, reduced € 5.00,             models, many of them very rare and unusual.
  students € 3.00, children and school kids € 2.50, children under 6 years free, groups        Special Exhibition: Vernissage: REVUE. Picture-Text- Works from the Museion
  € 15.00. Surcharge for guided tours: € 2,00 per person. Information: Brunnenburg,            collection
  via Ezra Pound 3, Tirolo, tel. +39 0473 923533, www.brunnenburg.net                          06.09.2018 - 19.05.2019 - Opening of the exhibition on 05.09. 2018 at 7 p.m.
                                                                                               Special exhibition in collaboration with Museion - Museum of Modern and Contempo-
  Scena Castle                                                                                 rary Art, Bolzano.
  Built around 1350 as residence of the sovereign of Scena. During the centuries, the castle   » Opening hours: MON 2 p.m.-6 p.m., TUE-FRI 10 a.m.-12 noon and 2 p.m.-6
  belonged to various lineages and was renovated a few times. Large weapons collection,           p.m., SAT 10 a.m.-12 noon. Up to 02.12.2018 free Entry on every 1st Sunday
  a Renaissance hall with Fayence stove, salon and dining hall with gallery of paintings;         of the month from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. On request, a visit is also possible outside
  Tyrol’s history from Margarete Maultasch to Andreas Hofer and archduke Johann. Open             of the opening hours.
  from TUES-FRI. Guided tours possible at 10.30 a.m., 11.30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Closed     » Price: adults € 7.00, seniors (as of 65 years), groups of 10 people (per
  on SAT, SUN & MON. Every Monday, evening guide at 9.00 p.m. Entrance: adults € 9.00,            person), Touristcard holders, residents of Alto Adige € 6.30, school children
  children up to the age of 14 years € 3.00, combined ticket Schenna Castle and Schenna           and teenagers (up to 16 years) and students (with ID) € 2.00, family ticket
  Mausoleum € 10.00. Information: Schenna Castle, Scena, tel. +39 0473 945630 or tel.             € 15,00, children up to the age of 6 years accompanied by an adult are free
  +39 335 6040774, www.schloss-schenna.com                                                        of charge.
                                                                                               » Information: Typewriter Museum, Piazza Chiesa 10, Parcines, tel. +39 0473
  Scena Mausoleum                                                                                 967581, www.typewritermuseum.com
  New Gothic building of red sandstone and granite from the Ivigna area. Construction
  years 1860-1869. Built as the tomb of archduke Johann of Austria and his family. Un-
  derground grave with heavy cross-ribbed-vaults. Veronese marble sarcophagus of the
  archduke and his wife. Opening hours: TUE-FRI 10 a.m.-11.30 a.m. and 3 p.m.-4.30 p.m.
  Entrance: adults € 2.00, combined ticket Schenna Castle and Schenna Mausoleum
  € 10.00. Information: Schenna Castle, Scena, tel. +39 0473 945630 or tel. +39 335
  6040774, www.schloss-schenna.com

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Railway World Rabland                                                                           The South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in Bolzano
  The railway world in Rabland near Meran is Italy’s largest digital model railway facility.      The permanent exhibition presents the most important findings of archaeology in South
  With 20,000 pieces, it contains one of the largest private collections of model trains          Tyrol and the sensational finding Ötzi, who is the oldest humid mummy in the world and
  in Europe. The greatest fascination comes from the impressive 1:87 scale miniature              is still full of secrets. Opening hours: TUES-SUN from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (last entrance: 5.30
  landscapes. The world’s largest panorama production of South Tyrol in miniature. In the         p.m.). Closed on MON. Price: adults € 9.00 reduced € 7.00, children up to 6 years free of
  children’s corner, small and large visitors can lend a hand, control a train and playfully      charge, family ticket € 18.00. Guided tour with audio-guide or on reservation. Informa-
  engage with the subject of the miniature railway.                                               tion: South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, via Museo 43, Bolzano, tel. +39 0471 320100,
  Temporary exhibition: railway artillery & cannons                                               www.iceman.it
  up to November 2018
  The temporary exhibition has been realized thanks to the idea and the support of the
  passionate collector Bruno Cesare, whose collections are among the most important               FOR SPORTY AND ACTIVE PEOPLE
  amid those dedicated to miniature military history and technology. The exhibition aims
  to demonstrate how military technology developed rapidly and in different ways, in              MERANO 2000
  particular during last century’s wars. The innovations of those days have had a positive        The varied area is perfect for family outings, hikers and active recreation seekers.
  effect on the “civilian” life and are an indispensable part of today’s everyday mobil-          Visitors discover the plateau Merano 2000 during a relaxed hiking tour or on moun-
  ity. (e.g., air and rail traffic the quality of the realization of the models here exposed is   tain bike; they enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and take in
  unique in its genre.                                                                            the tranquility of this unique natural landscape. For children, Merano 2000 offers the
  » Opening hours: SUN-FRI from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed on SAT.                                     leisure world of Kinderland, but also the rail toboggan ride Alpine Bob.
  » Price: adults € 9.50, children between 3-14 € 7.00, children under the age                    » Opening hours of the Ropeway Merano 2000 and the Gondola Falzeben
      of 3 are free of charge, family ticket € 21.00 - € 26.00. Information: Railway                 up until 16.09.2018: open daily from 8.30 a.m.-6 p.m., as of 17.09. up until
      World Rabland, Piazza Gerold 3, Rablà/Parcines, tel. +39 0473 521460,                          4.11.2018: open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
      www.eisenbahnwelt.it                                                                        » Information: Funivie Merano 2000, via Val die Nova 37, Merano tel. +39
                                                                                                     0473 234821, www.meran2000.com
  Bad Egart’s Museum World - Bad Egart collection
  Bad Egart is said to be the oldest bath in Tyrol. The health-giving waters here were
  first mentioned in 1430 but it is believed that water cures have been popular here              MERANO’S THERMAL BATHS
  since Roman times. You can see personal belongings of Emperor Franz Joseph I. and               The Therme Meran is a place of relaxation, well-being and regeneration. Here, in the
  Empress Elisabeth - better known as Sissi, and rarities from Crown Prince Rudolf to             heart of the spa town of Merano, you can enjoy your holiday to the fullest and leave the
  the Emperor Karl and the Archduke Johann. The K. and K. (Emperor and Empress)                   daily routine behind. Wellness in the Terme Merano means to go with the flow in one of
  Museum Bad Egart holds an in-house walk-in grotto with healing water, which was dis-            the many in- and outdoor pools, to meditate on the sheer infinity of the spa areal and to
  covered by the Romans. Additionally, there are exhibits of the old bathing culture such         benefit of the healing powers of the thermal baths. The vast and perfectly tended theme
  as the Zuber from the Middle Ages. Opening hours: TUE-SUN 10.30 a.m.-4 p.m., MON                park of the Terme Merano extends itself over 52,000 m² and offers a green oasis in the
  closed. Entrance: adults € 9.50; holders of the Merano Guest Card, restaurant guests,           centre of Merano, something which is rare today.
  groups of 15 or more persons and persons with disabilities € 8.50. Family ticket (2             » Opening hours: daily from 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
  adults and 2 children up to 14 years € 23.00, 1 adult and 1 child up to 14 years € 14.00).         Outdoor pool in Thermenpark open until 15 September 2018.
  School classes € 4.50. Guided tour on request also beyond the opening hours. The                » Information: Therme Meran, Piazza Terme 9, tel. +39 0473 252000,
  entry to the open-air museum is free. Info: K.u.K. Museum Bad Egart, Tel / Parcines -              www.termemerano.it
  via Stazione, 17 - tel. +39 0473 967342, www.onkeltaa.com

  Raffeiners’ world of orchids
  Raffeiners’ world of orchids offers a world of experience that invites not only orchid
  lovers to explore and marvel. On more than 6,000 m², over 500 different orchids
  present their incomparable wealth of colors and shapes. The visual information
  stations invite you to touch, scent, feel and observe up close. Opening hours: up to
  31.10. daily from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Price: adults € 10.50, children under 6 years free, children
  from 7-16 years € 6.50, family ticket € 24.00. Information: Raffeiners’ world of orchids,
  via Nazionale 26, Gargazzone, tel. +39 0471 920218,
  www.raffeiner.net

  Passiria Museum
  This museum in Val Passiria has been dedicated to Andreas Hofer, the South Tyrolean
  freedom fighter (1767-1810). It is located in the historic Sandhof, where, then and now,
  the guesthouse Sandwirt is located. Opening hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., latest entrance at
  5 p.m., closed on MON, if not a public holiday. Price: adults € 8.00, guests with Tourist
  Card, ADAC members (with card) and ÖÄMTC (with card) and seniors over 60 € 7.00,
  children between 6 and 14 years, students, disabled and holders of the South Tyrol
  Culture pass € 4.00, family card with children up to 14 € 18.00. Groups as of 10 people
  € 5,00. Information: Museo Passiria, via Passiria 72, S. Leonardo in Passiria, tel. +39
  0473 659086, www.museum.passeier.it

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Market calendar

  Hiking tour                                                                                » MERANO MARKET takes place every Saturday morning from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. up
  Book a professional mountain guide and discover South Tyrol’s trails. Information:         until 27.10.2018 in the upper part of Corso Libertá / close to Piazza della Rena, selling
  - Mountaineering School MeranAlpin, www.meranalpin.com, tel. +39 +39 348 2600813           handicraft, food and much more.
  - AVS (Alps Association South Tyrol) Merano, tel. +39 0473 237134, www.alpenverein.it      The ideal place for a regionalshopping experience or a discovery tour on the trails of
                                                                                             taste experiences and traditional skills of our country. Only South Tyrolean natural
  Culture and nature hiking tours                                                            and handicraft products are sold at the Merano market. A sustainable, authentic shop-
  Go hiking in Merano and its surroundings on easy walking paths, accompanied by             ping experience in the traffic-calmed section of Corso Libertá. The market stalls were
  a trained nature- and landscape guide; get to know the area, its inhabitants, culture      designed by “Icon Awards Designer of the Year 2014”, Martino Gamper.
  and traditions, taste typical South Tyrolean specialties on the way.                       Information: www.meran.eu/der-meraner-markt
  Information: www.wanderfuehrer.it

  Exploring Merano on a segway (upon request)
  Visiting Merano in a different way - a tour on a Segway. A 2 hour - tour through the       » Large Market
  city or in the outskirts. Detailed explanations for beginners. Information: www.rund-      Friday mornings, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Piazza Prader square and along via Mainardo up to
  um-tour.com, Passeggiata d’inverno 23, Merano, tel. +39 348 0482942 or tel. +49 152        the crossing via Otto Huber; food/clothes/leather goods/shoes/plants
  27508399
                                                                                             » Small Market
  Tandem-Paragliding in Merano 2000                                                          • every Tuesday morning, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Piazza Prader;
  An exciting adventure for two - take off with the paraglider. Meeting point at the Ifin-     food/clothes/leather goods/shoes/plants
  ger cable car mountain station. Flight duration and price depends on the flying route.     • every Wednesday morning, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  Information: Tandemclub Ifinger-Ivigna, tel. +39 339 7631715, www.flyhirzer.com              Piazza Vittorio Veneto in Sinigo/Merano Sud food/clothes

  Horse-races in one of the most beautiful jumping racecourses in Europe.                    » Farmer’s Market
  With catering (open from 12 noon), entertainment, live music, champagne corner,            • every Saturday morning, 8 a.m.-12 noon, Via Galileo Galilei
  pony riding for children. Dates in September: 02.09., 09.09., 16.09., 23.09. On the        • every Wedenesday morning, 7 a.m.-12 noon, in via Mainardo; food/plants
  29.09. and 30.09. Meeting 79th Grand Prix Merano Alto Adige. Price and start of the        • every Wednesday morning, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Piazza Fontana in Maia Alta
  race upon request. Information: Meranogaloppo, via delle Pallade, Merano, tel. +39
  0473 446222, www.meranogaloppo.it                                                          » Autumn Market
                                                                                             on 23.09.20218 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Via delle Corse
  Free bicycle rental stations
  The two free bicycle rental stations are located in via Piave/Bus Terminal below           » Flea Market
  the Terme Merano and at the Merano train station. Opening hours: MON-SAT from              every last Saturday of the month, 8.00 a.m.-4.00 p.m. on the Winter Promenade.
  9 a.m.-7 p.m., closed in rainy weather. Upon presentation of a document of identifica-     Information: tel. +39 329 9692019
  tion and a deposit of € 5.00, ladies’-,mens’ - and childrens’ bicycles can be rented.
  E-bikes are only available for rent in Via Piave and are charged from the second hour
  onwards (plus a deposit of € 50.00). All bicycles are equipped with a bicycle lock.
  Child seats, if available, can be rented for free.

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up to 23.09.     Mountain sheep of Val Senales - Special weeks in the course of
                                                                                                              transhumance in Val Senales
                                                                                                              Information: Tourist Office Val Senales, tel. +39 0473 679148,
                                                                                                              www.schnalstal.it

                                                                                             SAT - 01.09.     Family matinee at Arte Merano
                                                                                             10.30 a.m.       with Hannes Egger (artist and cultural mediator) and Christiane
                                                                                                              Rekade (artistic director). While the curator Christiane Rekade
                                                                                                              leads the adults through the exhibitions, the themes of art are
                                                                                                              developed in an age-appropriate way for children. You can be
                                                                                                              creative in a craft workshop. Price: € 10.00 per adult with children,
                                                                                                              € 15.00 for two adults with children. Duration: about 2 hours. Infor-
                                                                                                              mation & registration within 31.08: Merano Arte, via Portici 163,
                                                                                                              tel. +39 0473 212643, www.kunstmeranoarte.org,
                                                                                                              info@kunstmeranoarte.org

                                                                                             SAT - 01.09.     SOUTH TYROL FESTIVAL MERAN
                                                                                             11 a.m.          MATINÉE CLASSIQUE
                                                                                                              Concert The Danish String Quartet
                                                                                                              in the Pavillon des Fleurs of the Kurhaus Merano. Works by Haydn,
                                                                                                              Beethoven and Folkmusic. Price: € 25.00. Information & tickets:
                                                                                                              tel. +39 0473 496030, www.meranofestival.com

                                                                                             SAT - 01.09.    40th Folk and mountain songs choir concert
                                                                                             8.30-10.30 p.m. in the Pavillon des Fleurs, Kurhaus Merano. Free entry. Information:
                                                                                                             Coro Concordia, www.coroconcordia.com

  Events                                                                                     SUN - 02.09.     Tallner Sunntig
                                                                                                              Music and culinary delights on various alpine pastures in the Hirzer
                                                                                                              hiking area. Reduced prices at the lifts. Information: Tourist Office
                                                                                                              Scena, tel. +39 0473 945669, www.tallnersunntig.it

                                                                                             SUN - 02.09.     Churchday in Lana di Sopra
                                                                                             8 a.m.           Procession of the birth of Maria and Holy Mass at 8 a.m., festival
                                                                                                              from 10 a.m. Uhr. Information: Tourist Office Lana, tel. +39 0473
                                                                                                              561770, www.lana.info

                                                                                             SUN - 02.09.     Horseracing on one of Europe’s most beautiful obstacle racetracks
  up to 16.09.   CULINARY WEEKS: „RED CULINARY“                                              12 noon          with catering (open from noon), entertainment, live music, cham-
                 with the color red we associate an image of ripe fruits. At the same                         pagne corner, pony riding for children. Price € 5.00, reduced price
                 time, the color stands for love, temperament and dynamic. It stimu-                          € 3.00. Information: tel. +39 0473 446222, www.meranogaloppo.it
                 lates and therefore, also in the field of culinary, it offers a wide
                 range to set this color and the associated flavor in scene. We have
                 various berries (raspberries, cranberries, currants...), beetroot, radic-
                 chio, red cabbage, red chillies, chilli, tomatoes, carrots, pumpkin,
                 radishes, pomegranates, apples and much more to choose from.
                 Information: Merano Tourist Office, tel. +39 0473 272000,
                 www.meran.eu.

  up to 21.09.   33 YEARS SOUTH TYROL FESTIVAL MERAN
                 The international festival of, not only, classical music thrills the
                 audience every year with big names and outstanding concerts, most
                 of which take place in the splendid Art Nouveau ambience of the
                 Kursaal. Information & tickets: tel. +39 0473 496030,
                 www.meranofestival.com

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MON - 03.09.      First steps in riding at the Obermichelerhof in Verano
  2 p.m.            Price: € 8.00. Information: Obermichelerhof, tel. +39 348 9155757

  MON - 03.09.      Meditation in special places in Parcines
  5 p.m.            Relaxation exercises with health psychologist Dr. med. Birgit Pixner
                    Blaas. Price: € 20.00. Information, meeting point & registration until
                    noon: Tourist Office Parcines, tel. +39 0473 967157, www.partschins.com

  MON - 03.09.      Night at the museum… in Parcines
  8.30 p.m.         Evening tour in the typewriter museum. Price: € 8.00. Information:        TUE - 04.09.    First steps in riding in Avelengo
                    Tourist Office Parcines, tel. +39 0473 967157, www.partschins.com         2.30 p.m.       Price: € 15.00. Information & registration: Riding stable Sulfner in
                                                                                                              Avelengo, tel. +39 339 5030381
  MON - 03.09.      Evening tour of Scena Castle
  9.00 p.m.         Price: € 9.00. Information: Tourist Office Scena, tel. +39 0473           TUE - 04.09.    Meditation in the 7 gardens of Kränzelhof in Cermes
                    945669, www.schenna.com                                                   6.30 p.m.       Price: € 14.00 per person including the entrance to the gardens.
                                                                                                              Information: Kränzelhof Cermes, via delle Palade 1, tel. +39 348
  TUE - 04.09.    Discover Nordic Walking                                                                     3855706, www.kraenzelhof.it
  10 a.m.-12 noon Meeting point: Elisabeth Park Merano. Walking sticks on request. At
                  your own risk. Price: € 20.00. Information & registration: Emanuela         TUE - 04.09.    SOUTH TYROL FESTIVAL MERAN - CLASSIC
                  Martini, tel. +39 333 6233977, emanuela.martini@alice.it                    8.30 p.m.       Concert of the State Opera Dresden - Alan Gilbert - Lisa Batiashvili
                                                                                                              in the Kursaal of Merano. Works by Tchaikovsky und Mahler. Price:
  TUE - 04.09.    Kids: fun and games in the outdoors in Avelengo                                             € 35.00, € 50.00, € 70.00, € 90.00. Information & tickets: tel. +39
  10 a.m.-12 noon The adventure day promises a lot of fun and action in the great                             0473 496030, www.meranofestival.com
                  outdoors. Together we discover nature with great enthusiasm and
                  playfully train strength, balance and skill. Price: € 8.00. Information     WED - 05.09.    Climbing course for adults in Parcines
                  & registration: Tourist Office Avelengo-Verano-Merano 2000,                 9 a.m.-1 p.m.   in the climbing garden “Burgstallknott”. The equipment is provided
                  tel. +39 0473 279457, www.hafling.com                                                       free of charge. Bring along trekking shoes or sneakers, comfortable
                                                                                                              clothes and drinks. Meeting point: bus stop Parcines. Price: € 60.00.
  TUE - 04.09.      Experience alpine dairy of Lagundo                                                        Information & registration: Mountaineering School MeranAlpin,
  10 a.m.           The visitor himself becomes a dairyman. A table with 16 individual                        tel. +39 348 2600813, www.meranalpin.com
                    workplaces allows you to create your own cheese with the help of
                    a digital guide and qualified staff. The homemade cheese can then         WED - 05.09.    CULINARY CULTURAL TOUR ON BIKE AROUND MERANO
                    be taken away by the visitors. Price with GuestCard: € 5.00.              9.30 a.m.-      GET TO KNOW COUNTRY AND PEOPLE
                    Information & registration by 4 p.m. the day before: Tourist Office       4.30 p.m.       Guided day trip on E-bikes. Get to know country and people with
                    Lagundo, tel. +39 0473 448600, www.algund.info                                            friends. Stop at rustic farms and tase farm-own products and wines.
                                                                                                              Experience South Tyrolean culture, listen to stories and get to know
  TUE - 04.09.      Children climbing taster course                                                           the people behind them. Services: picnic for lunch in the garden of
  2 p.m.            Children from 7-14 years safely gain their first experiences in                           Pienzenau Castle in Merano with South Tyrolean specialties incl.
                    climbing under the guidance of mountain guide Michael Tschöll at                          wine; Guided tour with Christian at the Schnalshuber organic farm
                    “Burgstallknott” in Parcines. Price: € 15.00. Information, meeting                        in Plars/Lagundo with tasting of farm products; Wine tasting (2
                    point & registration until the day before: Tourist Office Parcines,                       wines) with Hannes in the cellar of the Biedermann farm in Cermes;
                    tel. +39 0473 967157, www.partschins.com                                                  Herbal tour with Priska at Oberhasler farm in Scena; Cultural tour
                                                                                                              with the artist Franz Pichler through the Steinachquarter in Merano.
                                                                                                              Supported by experienced, local guides; E-bike rental and helmet.
                                                                                                              Price: € 89.00, online € 79.00. Meeting point: Bike rental South
                                                                                                              Tyrol Bike at the main train station Merano. Distance: 35 km. Infor-
                                                                                                              mation & booking: Sissitours, tel. +39 0473 424344, www.sissitour.it
                                                                                                              or in the Merano Tourist Office, tel. +39 0473 272000, www.meran.eu

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WED - 05.09.     Hike on Merano 2000: A Walk around the Mittager trail
  9.30 a.m.-6 p.m. The Panorama Trail Mittager is a simple but spectacular circular
                   walk. Here, the unique panorama of the most beautiful peaks of the
                   Dolomites opens up in front of our eyes. Price: with GuestCard
                   € 4.00, without GuestCard € 8.00. Information & registration: Tour-
                   ist Office Avelengo-Verano-Merano 2000, tel. +39 0473 279457,
                   www.hafling.com

  WED - 05.09.    Nordic Walking for advanced
  10 a.m.-12 noon Meeting point will be communicated upon registration. Walking            THU - 06.09.     Mountain Pfinstig on the Montescena
                  sticks on request. At your own risk. Price: € 20.00. Information &                        ‘Pfinstig’ is the old and still common term for Thursday. On this day,
                  registration: Emanuela Martini, tel. +39 333 6233977,                                     young and old hikers can look forward to hearty farmers’ dishes
                  emanuela.martini@alice.it                                                                 and fun children’s programmes. At some farms this day is also
                                                                                                            accompanied by music. Information: Tourist Office Scena, tel. +39
  WED - 05.09.     Visit of the distillery Unterthurner in Marlengo                                         0473 945669, www.schenna.com
  4 p.m.           with tasting afterwards. Registration until noon using tel. +39 0473
                   447186. Price: € 15.00 incl. € 5.00 withholding voucher.                THU - 06.09.     Bathing in the alpine forest at Aschbach-Rio Lagundo
                                                                                           9 a.m.           Training for sensory perception and awareness. Meeting Point:
  WED - 05.09.     Summer evening in Scena                                                                  Valley Station of the cable car Aschbach. Price: € 30.00. Information
  8 p.m.           with live music by the band “Merrick”, shopping in the evening and                       & registration until the day before: Tourist Office Parcines, tel. +39
                   serving of drinks on the Raiffeisensquare in Scena. Information:                         0473 967157, www.partschins.com
                   Tourist Office Scena, tel. +39 0473 945669, www.schenna.com
                                                                                           THU - 06.09.     CLIMBING FOR CHILDREN IN THE ROCKARENA MERANO:
  WED - 05.09.     SOUTH TYROL FESTIVAL MERAN - BAROCCO                                    9.30 a.m.-       CLIMBING AND ACTION
  8.30 p.m.        Concert Dorothee Oberlinger & Il Suonar Parlante Ensemble               12 noon          for children from 6-14 years. Number of participants: max. 25
                   in the Palais Mamming in Merano. Celtic baroque: Irish and Scotch                        children. Price: € 6.00. Registration required within Tuesday 5 p.m.
                   traditionals and tunes, Purcell, Playford, Oswald, Hume, Matteis.                        Information: Merano Tourist Office, tel. +39 0473 272000,
                   Price: € 20.00. Information & tickets: tel. +39 0473 496030,                             www.meran.eu
                   www.meranofestival.com
                                                                                           THU - 06.09.     CULINARY CULTURAL TOUR ON BIKE AROUND
  WED - 05.09.     Evening with Folk music in Tirolo                                       10 a.m.-4 p.m.   THE LOWER PART OF VAL VENOSTA
  8.30 p.m.        in the clubhouse of Tirolo. Organised by the South Tyrol Folk Music                      GET TO KNOW COUNTRY AND PEOPLE
                   - District Burgraviato. Information: Tourist Office Tirolo, tel. +39                     Guided day trip on E-bikes. Get to know country and people with
                   0473 923314, www.dorf-tirol.it                                                           friends. Stop at rustic farms and tase farm-own products and
                                                                                                            wines. Experience South Tyrolean culture, listen to stories and get
  WED - 05.09.     Talk on the terrace at Arte Merano                                                       to know the people behind them. Services: snacks for lunch in the
  9 p.m.           In a conversation with Christiane Rekade, the artist Diego Marcon                        wine tavern Unteweirachhof in Parcines; guided tour with family
                   tells of his video “Il malatino”, which AMACI produced together with                     Fliri and wine tasting at the Himmelreich farm in Ciardes; visit of
                   the MiBACT. On the side, he gives insight into his versatile work                        the old farmhouse at the guesthouse Weißes Kreuz in Rablà; guided
                   with video animation. The video works of Diego Marcon have                               tour of the farm distillery Gaudenz in Parcines with family Schön-
                   been shown at film festivals and in institutions in Italy and abroad.                    weger. Supported by experienced, local guides; E-bike rental and
                   Information: Art Merano, via Portici 163, tel. +39 0473 212643,                          helmet. Price: € 89.00, online € 79.00. Meeting point: Bike rental
                   www.kunstmeranoarte.org, info@kunstmeranoarte.org                                        South Tyrol Bike at the train station in Naturno. Distance: 35 km.
                                                                                                            Train services to Naturno: every 30 minutes. Information & booking:
                                                                                                            Sissitours, tel. +39 0473 424344, www.sissitour.it or in the Merano
                                                                                                            Tourist Office, tel. +39 0473 272000, www.meran.eu

                                                                                           THU - 06.09.     Familyrafting on the Adige - Lively action on the Adige
                                                                                           10 a.m.+2 p.m.   Price: € 30.00 (children 5-13 years) € 40.00 (adults). Information &
                                                                                                            registration: Rafting Adventure Südtirol, tel. +39 346 6070641

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FRI - 07.09.     Breathing healthily and treading water on the Waalweg in Parcines
                                                                                            3.30 p.m.        Feel the stimulating power of the water when undergoing a Kneipp
                                                                                                             cure. Price: € 15.00. Information, meeting point and registration
                                                                                                             until the day before in the Tourist Office Parcines, tel. +39 0473
                                                                                                             967157, www.partschins.com

                                                                                            FRI - 07.09.   MERANO MAGIC FESTIVAL
                                                                                            4.30-6.30 p.m. Opening
                                                                                                           in the city center, Corso della Libertà 184. The warm-up for the
  THU - 06.09.     Wine tasting in the Stachlburg in Parcines                                              Saturday gala takes place in an unusual and original location - the
  5 p.m.           Small wine seminar with professional tasting of excellent organic                       magic tricks will happen in the middle of the shop windows and
                   wines from our own production in the castle winery Stachlburg.                          shops of the modern shopping center “Stadt Centrum”. The program
                   Meeting point: 5 p.m. in the castle winery Stachlburg. Price: € 10.00.                  is aimed at families in particular. Free entry. Information: SEA
                   Information & registration until noon: Tourist Office Parcines,                         Service, tel. +39 348 8191355
                   tel. +39 0473 967157, www.partschins.com
                                                                                            FRI - 07.09.   MERANO MAGIC FESTIVAL
  07.-08.09.       Max Oktoberfest 2018                                                     4.30-6.30 p.m. Kids magic lab, a magic workshop for children
  FRI-SAT          Festival with Max Siebenförcher in the garden in via Laurin in                          in the city center, Corso della Libertà 184. Who does not know Harry
                   Merano. Festival on Friday from 5 p.m.-11 p.m., on Saturday from 10                     Potter? The “Kids Magic Lab” gives children the opportunity to
                   a.m.-11 p.m. Fashion show by Trachten Runggaldier on Saturday at 8                      follow in the footsteps of the world’s most famous sorcerer. The
                   p.m. Information: www.max-siebenfoercher.it                                             workshop is part of the “Merano Magic Festival Opening” in the city
                                                                                                           center. A great opportunity for the little ones to learn their first
  FRI - 07.09.     Meditation in the 7 gardens of Kränzelhof in Cermes                                     magic tricks and playfully approach the world of sorcery. The event
  7.30 a.m.        Price: € 14.00 per person including the entrance to the gardens.                        will be led by Enrico Zanzi aka “Pavidini” in Italian. Free entry, no
                   Information: Kränzelhof Cermes, via delle Palade 1, tel. +39 348                        registration required. Information: SEA Service, tel. +39 348 8191355
                   3855706, www.kraenzelhof.it
                                                                                            FRI - 07.09.     7th mushroom exhibition in Merano (07.-09.09.)
  FRI - 07.09.     CLIMBING FOR CHILDREN IN THE ROCKARENA MERANO:                           5 p.m.           in the Urania Merano, via Ortwein 6. Free entry. Information: Urania
  9.30 a.m.-       CLIMBING AND ACTION                                                                       Meran, tel. +39 0473 230219, www.urania-meran.it
  12 noon          for children from 6-14 years. Number of participants: max. 25
                   children. Price: € 6.00. Registration required within Wednesday 5        FRI - 07.09.     Merano Magic Festival - Gusto & Magic, sit at a table with
                   p.m. Information: Merano Tourist Office, tel. +39 0473 272000,           8 p.m.           the magicians
                   www.meran.eu                                                                              in the restaurant Déjàvu & Mixology, via Mainardo 186. Four-course
                                                                                                             meal € 38.00. Information & registration: tel. +39 0473 693037
  FRI - 07.09.      A CULINARY CULTURAL WALK THROUGH MERANO
  10 a.m.-1.30 p.m. Guided half-day pleasure tour on foot through Merano and its            FRI - 07.09.     SOUTH TYROL FESTIVAL MERAN - VOX HUMANA
                    surroundings. Service: enjoy coffee and get to know its history in      8.30 p.m.        Concert Tenebrae Choir London - Nigel Short
                    South Tyrol; two special interpretations of Mediterranean food cul-                      in the parish church of Lana. Works by Lobo, Allegri, Padilla, Brahms,
                    ture by star chef Andrea Fenoglio in his famous restaurant Sissi;                        Bruckner and Reger. Price: € 30.00. Information & tickets: tel. +39
                    Panoramic lift ride to the Segenbühel and aperitif/ wine in the                          0473 496030, www.meranofestival.com
                    Guesthouse Panorama; Gourmet antipasto in the restaurant Meteo
                    at the Gilf gorge; Ice cream tasting and history with Antonio Muna-     SAT - 08.09.     6. Merano Classic - Oldtimertour
                    retto; Grappa tasting in the winery of Lagundo in Merano. Price:                         Oldtimer tour with start and arrival in Merano.
                    € 49.00, online € 44.00. Meeting point: Merano Tourist Office,                           Towards the Dolomites - a spectacular ride, as exciting as it is
                    Corso della Libertà 45. Distance: 4 km. Information & booking:                           picturesque. Information & registration: Historic Cars,
                    Sissitours, tel. +39 0473 424344, www.sissitour.it or in the Merano                      info@historic-cars-meran.it
                    Tourist Office, tel. +39 0473 272000, www.meran.eu

  FRI - 07.09.    Nordic Walking for advanced
  10 a.m.-12 noon Meeting point will be communicated upon registration. Walking
                  sticks on request. At your own risk. Price: € 20.00. Information &
                  registration: Emanuela Martini, tel. +39 333 6233977,
                  emanuela.martini@alice.it

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08.-09.09.       31st Mortin village festival
  SAT - SUN        in San Martino in Passiria. Festival on Saturday from 5.50 p.m., on
                   Sunday from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Information: Tourist Office Val Passiria,
                   tel. +39 0473 656188, www.passeiertal.it

  SAT - 08.09.      7th mushroom exhibition in Merano (07.-09.09.)
  9 a.m.-12.30 p.m. in the Urania Merano, via Ortwein 6. Free entry. Information: Urania
  & 2-7 p.m.        Meran, tel. +39 0473 230219, www.urania-meran.it

  SAT - 08.09.     WandelArt - art exhibition (08. & 09.09.)                                  SUN - 09.09.      7th mushroom exhibition in Merano (07.-09.09.)
  9.30 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Wandelhalle arcade on Passegiata d’Inverno                          9 a.m.-12.30 p.m. in the Urania Merano, via Ortwein 6. Free entry. Information: Urania
                                                                                              & 2-7 p.m.        Meran, tel. +39 0473 230219, www.urania-meran.it
  SAT - 08.09.     Transhumance - Traditional Sheep transfer in Vernago in
  10 a.m.          Val Senales                                                                SUN - 09.09.     WandelArt - art exhibition
                   A spectacular sheep transfer with about 4.000 sheep. Shepherds,            9.30 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Wandelhalle arcade on Passegiata d’Inverno
                   drivers and crowds of locals and guests are welcomed in the valley
                   with a small shepherd’s party. Information: Tourist Office Val             SUN - 09.09.     Transhumance - Traditional Sheep transfer in Vernago in
                   Senales, tel. +39 0473 679148, www.schnalstal.it                           10 a.m.          Val Senales
                                                                                                               A spectacular sheep transfer with about 4.000 sheep. Shepherds,
  SAT - 08.09.     SOUTH TYROL FESTIVAL MERAN                                                                  drivers and crowds of locals and guests are welcomed in the valley
  11 a.m.          MATINÉE CLASSIQUE                                                                           with a small shepherd’s party. Information: Tourist Office Val
                   Concert Matthias Kirschnereit & Amaryllis Quartett                                          Senales, tel. +39 0473 679148, www.schnalstal.it
                   in the Pavillon des Fleurs of the Kurhaus Merano. Works by Brahms.
                   Price: € 25.00. Information & tickets: tel. +39 0473 496030,               SUN - 09.09.     Great traditional Tyrolean festival in Tirolo
                   www.meranofestival.com                                                     10 a.m.-4 p.m.   on the fairground in Tirolo. Traditional morning pint with musical
                                                                                                               entertainment by the “Original Südtiroler Spitzbuam”. Information:
  SAT - 08.09.     Children’s festival in Cermes                                                               Tourist Office Tirolo, tel. +39 0473 923314, www.dorf-tirol.it
  11 a.m.          on the leisure area in Cermes with Magic Balloon, large wooden
                   corner, make-up and handicraft corner. In bad weather, the                 SUN - 09.09.     7. Odlo Bike & Run Uphill Duathlon Cermes - San Vigilio
                   festival will not take place. Information: Tourist Office Lana,            10 a.m.          Mountain bike and mountain running track. After the start, festival
                   tel. +39 0473 561770, www.lana.info                                                         with music and from 12 noon pastaparty on the fairground in
                                                                                                               Cermes. Information: Tourist Office Lana, tel. +39 0473 561770,
  SAT - 08.09.     6th MERANO MAGIC FESTIVAL - GALA                                                            www.lana.info
  9-11 p.m.        The world of magic is once again coming back to Merano. A Gala
                   that shows the Art of Illusion in the Kursaal of Merano, with breath-      SUN - 09.09.     SUNDAY CONCERT OF THE BAND OF MAIA BASSA
                   taking interludes of well-known magicians. Antonio Fumarola,               10.30 a.m.-      in the Kursaal of Merano. Free entry. Information: Merano Tourist
                   Matteo Cucchi, Vanni De Luca, Jay Niemi, Ernesto Planas and                12 noon          Office, tel. +39 0473 272000, www.meran.eu
                   Ottavio Belli will be on stage this time. In addition, the organizer of
                   the Roman “Supermagic” festival, Remo Pannain, and the president           SUN - 09.09.     Horseracing on one of Europe’s most beautiful obstacle racetracks
                   of “Club Magico Italiano”, Gianni Loria will again be joining this gala.   12 noon          with catering (open from noon), entertainment, live music, cham-
                   The appearance of other surprise guests in the Kursaal can be                               pagne corner, pony riding for children. Price € 5.00, reduced price
                   expected. Free entry. Information: SEA Service, tel. 348 8191355.                           € 3.00. Information: tel. +39 0473 446222, www.meranogaloppo.it

                                                                                              10.-14.09.       High Altitude trail of Merano in day stages
                                                                                              MON - FRI        You will walk almost the same stages as in the original tour on the
                                                                                                               high altitude trail of Merano, only will you come back to your hotel
                                                                                                               in Merano and environs where you can relax. The transfer coach will
                                                                                                               take you to the starting points. Walking time: 5-7 hours daily. Price:
                                                                                                               € 410.00. Extra costs: accommodation, drinks, lunch, transfer.
                                                                                                               Information & registration: Mountaineering School MeranAlpin,
                                                                                                               tel. +39 348 2600813, www.meranalpin.com

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10.09.-13.11.    VinoCulti - Experience Wine in Tirolo                                     TUE - 11.09.    First steps in riding in Avelengo
                   Information & detailed program: Tourist Office Tirolo, tel. +39 0473      2.30 p.m.       Price: € 15.00. Information & registration: Riding stable Sulfner in
                   923314, www.dorf-tirol.it                                                                 Avelengo, tel. +39 339 5030381

  MON - 10.09.     First steps in riding at the Obermichelerhof in Verano                    TUE - 11.09.    Bacon, wine & olives in Rablà
  2 p.m.           Price: € 8.00. Information: Obermichelerhof, tel.+39 348 9155757          4 p.m.          Guided tour through the 700-year history with young farmer Daniel
                                                                                                             and farmer Lisi. Get to know the many-faceted organic farm for
  MON - 10.09.     Evening market in Lagundo                                                                 fruit, vegetable and bacon production and taste the farm products
  4.30-10 p.m.     Information: Tourist Office Lagundo, tel. +39 0473 448600,                                afterwards. Meeting point: 4 p.m. at organic farm Niedereben, price:
                   www.algund.info                                                                           € 7.00. Registration: directly with the organic farm Niedereben until
                                                                                                             the day before, tel. +39 340 491 4072.
  MON - 10.09.     Meditation in special places in Parcines
  5 p.m.           Relaxation exercises with health psychologist Dr. med. Birgit Pixner      TUE - 11.09.    Meditation in the 7 gardens of Kränzelhof in Cermes
                   Blaas. Price: € 20.00. Information, meeting point & registration until    6.30 p.m.       Price: € 14.00 per person including the entrance to the gardens.
                   noon: Tourist Office Parcines, tel. +39 0473 967157, www.partschins.com                   Information: Kränzelhof Cermes, via delle Palade 1, tel. +39 348
                                                                                                             3855706, www.kraenzelhof.it
  MON - 10.09.     Night at the museum… in Parcines
  8.30 p.m.        Evening tour in the typewriter museum. Price: € 8.00. Information:        TUE - 11.09.    SOUTH TYROL FESTIVAL MERAN - CLASSIC
                   Tourist Office Parcines, tel. +39 0473 967157, www.partschins.com         8.30 p.m.       Concert Philippe Jaroussky, Emöke Baráth & Ensemble Artaserse
                                                                                                             in the Kursaal of Merano. Works by Händel. Price: € 25.00, € 40.00,
  MON - 10.09.     Evening tour of Scena Castle                                                              € 55.00, € 70.00. Information & tickets: tel. +39 0473 496030,
  9 p.m.           Price: € 9.00. Information: Tourist Office Scena, tel. +39 0473                           www.meranofestival.com
                   945669, www.schenna.com
                                                                                             WED - 12.09.    Climbing course for adults in Parcines
  TUE - 11.09.    Discover Nordic Walking                                                    9 a.m.-1 p.m.   in the climbing garden “Burgstallknott”. The equipment is provided
  10 a.m.-12 noon Meeting point: Elisabeth Park Merano. Walking sticks on request. At                        free of charge. Bring along trekking shoes or sneakers, comfortable
                  your own risk. Price: € 20.00. Information & registration: Emanuela                        clothes and drinks. Meeting point: bus stop Parcines. Price: € 60.00.
                  Martini, tel. +39 333 6233977, emanuela.martini@alice.it                                   Information & registration: Mountaineering School MeranAlpin,
                                                                                                             tel. +39 348 2600813, www.meranalpin.com
  TUE - 11.09.     Experience alpine dairy of Lagundo
  10 a.m.          The visitor himself becomes a dairyman. A table with 16 individual        WED - 12.09.    CULINARY CULTURAL TOUR ON BIKE AROUND MERANO
                   workplaces allows you to create your own cheese with the help of          9.30 a.m.-      GET TO KNOW COUNTRY AND PEOPLE
                   a digital guide and qualified staff. The homemade cheese can then         4.30 p.m.       Guided day trip on E-bikes. Get to know country and people with
                   be taken away by the visitors. Price with GuestCard: € 5.00.                              friends. Stop at rustic farms and tase farm-own products and wines.
                   Information & registration by 4 p.m. the day before: Tourist Office                       Experience South Tyrolean culture, listen to stories and get to know
                   Lagundo, tel. +39 0473 448600, www.algund.info                                            the people behind them. Services: picnic for lunch in the garden of
                                                                                                             Pienzenau Castle in Merano with South Tyrolean specialties incl.
  TUE - 11.09.     Children climbing taster course                                                           wine; Guided tour with Christian at the Schnalshuber organic farm
  2 p.m.           Children from 7-14 years safely gain their first experiences in                           in Plars/ Lagundo with tasting of farm products; Wine tasting (2
                   climbing under the guidance of mountain guide Michael Tschöll at                          wines) with Hannes in the cellar of the Biedermann farm in Cermes;
                   “Burgstallknott” in Parcines. Price: € 15.00. Information, meeting                        Herbal tour with Priska at Oberhasler farm in Scena; Cultural tour
                   point & registration until the day before: Tourist Office Parcines,                       with the artist Franz Pichler through the Steinachquarter in Merano.
                   tel. +39 0473 967157, www.partschins.com                                                  Supported by experienced, local guides; E-bike rental and helmet.
                                                                                                             Price: € 89.00, online € 79.00. Meeting point: Bike rental South
                                                                                                             Tyrol Bike at the main train station Merano. Distance: 35 km. Infor-
                                                                                                             mation & booking: Sissitours, tel. +39 0473 424344, www.sissitour.it
                                                                                                             or in the Merano Tourist Office, tel. +39 0473 272000, www.meran.eu

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WED - 12.09.     Baking course in Marlengo: apple strudel                                 THU - 13.09.   Village market in Scena:
  10-11.30 a.m.    with an experienced confectioner of the bakery “Mein Beck” at            9 a.m.-12 noon Pleasure and handicraft on the Raiffeisensquare in Scena. Informa-
                   Piazza Chiesa 7. Price: € 15.00 with tasting and drink. Information                     tion: Tourist Office Scena, tel. +39 0473 945669, www.schenna.com
                   & registration within 5 p.m. the day before: Tourist Office Marlengo,
                   tel. +39 0473 447147, info@marling.info                                  THU - 13.09.     CULINARY CULTURAL TOUR ON BIKE AROUND
                                                                                            10 a.m.-4 p.m.   THE LOWER PART OF VAL VENOSTA
  WED - 12.09.    Nordic Walking for advanced                                                                GET TO KNOW COUNTRY AND PEOPLE
  10 a.m.-12 noon Meeting point will be communicated upon registration. Walking                              Guided day trip on E-bikes. Get to know country and people with
                  sticks on request. At your own risk. Price: € 20.00. Information &                         friends. Stop at rustic farms and tase farm-own products and
                  registration: Emanuela Martini, tel. +39 333 6233977,                                      wines. Experience South Tyrolean culture, listen to stories and get
                  emanuela.martini@alice.it                                                                  to know the people behind them. Services: snacks for lunch in the
                                                                                                             wine tavern Unteweirachhof in Parcines; guided tour with family
  WED - 12.09.     Distillate tasting “From fruit to distillate” in Parcines                                 Fliri and wine tasting at the Himmelreich farm in Ciardes; visit of
  4.30 p.m.        Visit of the Gaudenz farm distillery with tasting of high quality                         the old farmhouse at the guesthouse Weißes Kreuz in Rablà; guided
                   distillates. Price: € 9.00. Information & registration until noon:                        tour of the farm distillery Gaudenz in Parcines with family Schön-
                   Tourist office of Parcines, tel. +39 0473 967157, www.partschins.com                      weger. Supported by experienced, local guides; E-bike rental and
                                                                                                             helmet. Price: € 89.00, online € 79.00. Meeting point: Bike rental
  WED - 12.09.     Fancy art? at Arte Merano                                                                 South Tyrol Bike at the train station in Naturno. Distance: 35 km.
  6 p.m.           Guided tours of the exhibitions: “Yorgos Sapountzis. Michsich                             Train services to Naturno: every 30 minutes. Information & booking:
                   Hotel“ and ”Marilù Eustachio. Heimat“ with the artistic director                          Sissitours, tel. +39 0473 424344, www.sissitour.it or in the Merano
                   Christiane Rekade. For description of the exhibitions see page 91.                        Tourist Office, tel. +39 0473 272000, www.meran.eu
                   www.kunstmeranoarte.org/en.html. Price: Guided tour € 10.00 +
                   entrance fee. Information: Arte Merano, via Portici 163, tel. +39 0473   THU - 13.09.     Familyrafting on the Adige - Lively action on the Adige
                   212643, www.kunstmeranoarte.org, info@kunstmeranoarte.org                10 a.m.+2 p.m.   Price: € 30.00 (children 5-13 years) € 40.00 (adults). Information &
                                                                                                             registration: Rafting Adventure Südtirol, tel. +39 346 6070641
  WED - 12.09.     SOUTH TYROL FESTIVAL MERAN - COLOURS OF MUSIC
  8.30 p.m.        Jazz-Trio Dieter ILG: “B-A-C-H”                                          THU - 13.09.     Winery tour in Scena
                   in the municipal theater of Merano. Magical moments with                 4.30 p.m.        at the Innerleiter Hof with guided tour and tasting. Price: € 15.00.
                   chamber-jazz inspired by J.S. Bach. Price: € 25.00. Information &                         Information: Tourist Office Scena, tel. +39 0473 945669,
                   tickets: tel. +39 0473 496030, www.meranofestival.com                                     www.schenna.com

  WED - 12.09.     Climatic therapy night hike to the Parcines Waterfall Climatic           THU - 13.09.     SOUTH TYROL FESTIVAL MERAN - CLASSIC
  8.30 p.m.        Health Resort                                                            8.30 p.m.        Concert of the Youth Orchestra of Bahia (Brasil) - Ricardo
                   The natural healing process for increased well-being. Price: € 20.00.                     Castro - Martha Argerich
                   Information & registration until the day before in the Tourist Office                     in the Kursaal of Merano. Works by Wagner, Liszt, Bernstein,
                   Parcines, tel. +39 0473 967157, www.partschins.com                                        Gershwin, Guarnieri, Revueltas, Marquez. Price: € 35.00, € 50.00,
                                                                                                             € 70.00, € 90.00. Information & tickets: tel. +39 0473 496030,
  THU - 13.09.     Bathing in the alpine forest at Aschbach-Rio Lagundo                                      www.meranofestival.com
  9 a.m.           Training for sensory perception and awareness. Meeting Point:
                   Valley Station of the cable car Aschbach. Price: € 30.00. Information    FRI - 14.09.     Beer festival in the brewery Forsterbräu Merano (14.-16.09.)
                   & registration until the day before: Tourist Office Parcines, tel. +39                    Corso Libertà 90, Merano. Information: tel. +39 0473 236535,
                   0473 967157, www.partschins.com                                                           www.forsterbrau.it

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