Merano moves

Activity and movement in the spa town

Gentle open air walks, tighten your muscles, train your body and mind. In short: promoting your own health in a contemporary way on selected footpaths. With partly free courses. On Merano’s paths, promenades and parks. A tribute to the long spa tradition of the city of Merano. With its unique climate, the excellently developed network of trails in varied terrain and its impressive abundance of vegetation and old trees along the river Passer and Mount Küchelberg.

The courses in detail:

Early bird

It’s worth getting up early!

The early bird catches the worm: This is the motto of this course as part of “Merano moves”, the health initiative of the municipality of Merano. Gentle exercise in within the nature with useful pieces of advice about fitness and health, about a natural posture and the needs of your body. A stimulating start to the weekend.

  • Price: free of charge
  • Dates: Saturdays from July 25th until 10/17/2020
  • Start: 7:30 a.m. – approx. 90 minutes
  • Meeting point: Sissi statue in Elisabeth Park, Merano
  • Registration required: No
  • Information: Merano spa administration, Freiheitsstraße 45, Meran, Tel. +39 0473 272000,

Walking is healthy

Regular walking in the fresh air strengthens body, mind and immune system. Easy walks suitable for all ages under the supervision of an expert. With tips for a natural posture when walking.

  • Price: membership UPAD (10 €)
  • Dates: Monday to Friday until August 28th, 2020
  • Start: 8:30 a.m. – approx. 45 minutes
  • Meeting point: Monday: Elisabeth Park – Tuesday: Prince’s Castle – Wednesday: Piazza della Rena – Thursday: Enrico Fermi Park Sinigo – Friday: Evangelical Church
  • Registration required: No
  • Information: UPAD Meran, Tel. +39 0473 230699,

Gentle gymnastics in the park

Soft gymnastics exercises in Merano’s city parks. Trained trainer. Mobilize the joints, strengthen the muscles and train the brain with coordination exercises. Finally: relaxation exercises in nature.

  • Price: participation with membership UPAD (10 €)
  • Dates: Monday to Friday until August 28th, 2020
  • Start: 9:30 a.m. – approx. 45 minutes
  • Meeting point: Monday: Maiser Park – Tuesday: Park at the Tennis Center – Wednesday: Lazag at Passer Fritz – Thursday: Enrico-Fermi-Park Sinigo – Friday: Marlinger Park
  • Registration required: No
  • Information: UPAD Meran, Tel. +39 0473 230699,

Kneipp moves

Hike the power of water – according to Sebastian Kneipp. Move and switch off, recharge your batteries and relax in the green heart of Merano. Forget about everyday life for a few hours. And feel the beneficial power of nature and water. With the Kneipp health trainers Rita Bodner and Christine Sighele.

  • Price: 10 €
  • Dates: Fridays on July 24th, August 21st and 25.09.2020
  • Start: 2 p.m. – approx. 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Elisabeth Park Merano
  • Registration required: yes
  • Information: South Tyrolean Kneipp Association, Tel. +39 347 111 3493 or +39 346 793 3958,

Pilates outdoors

Targeted stretching and strengthening exercises in the park. To improve body stability. And the attitude. Controlled movements, breathing technique and stretching exercises. For a flexible, healthy, slim and strong body.

  • Price: 48 € for all 6 meetings
  • Dates: Thursdays from July 16. until 20.08.2020
  • Start: 7:00 p.m. – approx. 60 minutes
  • Meeting point: Park at the Merano Tennis Center
  • Registration required: yes
  • Information: UPAD Meran, Tel. +39 0473 230699,