Information about skiing and ski holidays Merano: With its amazing alpine range of variety, Merano is a picturesque place where one can drink a cappuccino outside for up to nine months of the year and on the other hand, just above the city one can also be back country skiing for nine months of the years too. It’s the contrast between this characteristic Mediterranean city and the high alpine plateaus of the majestic mountains, which make this region so attractive. In the holiday region of Merano and surroundings five skiing areas await you, among them the famous Schnalstaler Gletscher, a glacial ski resort with glacial cable cars. The five ski resorts belong to the renowned Ortler Skiarena. A special attraction is the Merano Thermal Bath, an impressive oasis of well-being in the heart of the city.