The popular resort town of Meltina is located between Bolzano and Merano on the sunny Salten- Monzoccolo (Tschögglberg) plateau - one of the most beautiful and largest in South Tyrol. This quiet mountain village with its picturesque surroundings is an ideal base for your hiking holiday in South Tyrol.

Holiday in Meltina - South Tyrol

The prominent leisure village of Meltina is located on one of South Tyrol's most beautiful and biggest high plateaus, the sun-blessed Salto - Monte Zoccolo, located between Bolzano and Merano. The peaceful mountain village is nestled in picturesque surroundings and is the perfect starting point for your hiking holiday in South Tyrol. Nature lovers will have their fill and enjoy peace and quiet when they set out for hiking tours in Meltina at Salto - where hiking trails lead through colourful meadows, wide forests and mountain pastures. The diverse leisure programme also offers a whole feast of activities for your unforgettable holiday in the South Tyrolean mountains. Meltina is located 1,000 to 2,000m above sea level and consists of the fractions Frassinato, Versein and Salonetto. It can be most comfortably reached with the cable car, which connects Meltina with Val d'Adige and starts in Vilpiano. If you arrive by car, you should take the panoramic road from Terlano. We invite you to spend a relaxing holiday in this veritable natural paradise and let yourself be pampered in one of the cosy hotels in Meltina or book a room in one of the cosy holiday homes in Meltina, where you will feel at home from the moment you arrive. Your hosts bid you a warm welcome!

A true hikers' paradise at Salto - go for exciting hiking tours in South Tyrol

Salto is one of the most beautiful and largest high plateaus in South Tyrol and this sun-blessed region truly merits to be called a veritable haven for hiking and nature enthusiasts and holidaymakers who are seeking for peace and relaxation. Moreover, it is the perfect starting point for your hiking holiday in Meltina. Numerous signposted hiking trails, easy paths to the mountain peaks and fixed rope routes or more challenging mountain climbing paths offer something to suit every age and ability. The choice is yours: go for a leisurely walk, through fragrant coniferous woods and wide mountain pastures, past churches nestled in soft hillsides, idyllic farms, ponds and mountain lakes or an set out on an adventurous hiking tour along the north side, along easy to intermediate paths to the mountain peaks, fixed rope routes and challenging climbing paths. Wherever you go you will enjoy a spectacular view of the surrounding mountain world and the impressive mountain peaks of the South Tyrolean Dolomites. After a strenuous hiking tour, you can recharge your batteries in one of the mountain huts and cabins and indulge in delicious South Tyrolean specialties.

A diverse leisure offer for you tailored holiday in South Tyrol

Meltina is not only a haven for those who fancy hiking at Salto, but also offers a diverse programme for your active holiday in South Tyrol: Meltina and its surroundings offer the perfect conditions for mountain biking in South Tyrol. Mountain bikers will have their fill when they set out for exciting tours amidst the beautiful mountain scenery with numerous paths and challenging trails. Mountain climbing enthusiasts should make the most of the activities offered by the HETZ climbing garden in Terlano, just a few minutes from Meltina, with routes for all abilities leading up to 12 metres. Moreover, you should try out on horse riding in Meltina. Explore the beautiful scenery of Salto on the back of a well-tempered Haflinger horse and take advantage of the diverse holiday offer in Meltina, including riding tuition, pony riding and horse-drawn carriage rides. You can even dive on in at a bathing lake during your holiday in Meltina. Go for swimming, surfing, sailing or a ride in a pedal boat at the nearby Lake Caldaro, the warmest bathing lake in the Alps

Winter holiday in South Tyrol - Salto, a veritable winter wonderland

In the winter, Meltina at Salto is a veritable winter wonderland. The diverse winter programme invites you to extensive winter hikes, tobogganing, curling, ice skating, snow-shoe hiking and horse-drawn sleigh rides and many other activities during your wonderful winter holiday in Meltina. Skiers and snowboarders will most definitely have their fill during their skiing holiday in South Tyrol, with the nearby skiing resort Merano 2000 being a veritable haven for winter sports enthusiasts.

Experience South Tyrolean culture during your holiday in Meltina

During your hiking holiday in Meltina you should not miss out on visiting the geological museum and discover South Tyrol's most beautiful and interesting minerals and fossils. Every second Sunday in July, the traditional mountain mass is held at the so-called Stoanernen Mandlen (stones that look like people), the highest destination of the region. On 15 August, you should join the yearly church festival, the so-called Kirchtag and get to know Meltina, its inhabitants and their customs. If your holiday in South Tyrol should be a real cultural experience, you should not miss out on exploring the churches nestled on the hillsides and the farmers' culture during your hiking tours in Meltina.

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