Your holiday full of advantages in Merano and environs

The MeranCard

The MeranCard is available free of charge at Hotel Kiendl for stays from October 15th to June 30th of each year.

Public transport, museums, cable cars, sports and leisure facilities in Merano and the surrounding area offer MeranCard holders exclusive offers for holidays in the Merano region. And many good reasons to discover the various villages in the Merano area.

You will receive the MeranCard on arrival. The card is included in the price of the room and is valid during the whole stay.

What is the MeranCard?

The MeranCard includes a number of services:

  • Use of all public transportation throughout South Tyrol
  • Rides on public cable cars in South Tyrol, which include the cable cars to Renon/Ritten, San Genesio/Jenesien, Maranza/Meransen, Meltina/Mölten, Colle/Kohlern and Verano/Vöran as well as the the narrow-gauge railway on the Ritten Mountain and the cable railway up to the Mendel Mountain. Private cable cars are not included.
  • One-time entrance to more than 90 museums in South Tyrol
  • 10% discount on bike and ski rentals at „Sportservice Erwin Stricker” rental stations and access to exclusive GuestCard advantages and offers.

What does the MeranCard cost?

The MeranCard is not available for purchase. The MeranCard is handed out by selected partner companies in Merano and Environs from just one overnight stay and is included in the room price.

How long is the MeranCard valid?

The MeranCard can be obtained from 15 October to 30 June at selected partner companies. The card is valid for the whole period of your vacation. Should you stay for longer than one week, you are entitled to another benefits card. The card must be validated each time you use public transportation or visit a museum. To be able to benefit from the discounts provided by the MeranCard, you must show the card.

Who gets the MeranCard?

All guests of selected partner companies in Merano and Environs get a card of their own. Children between the ages of 6 and 14 get a junior card. Children under 6 years of age do not require a MeranCard. The card is personalized and cannot be transferred.

Other advantage cards

BusCard "Merano and Environs"

With the purchase of the bus pass you can use the following lines in the Merano area for 7 days:

    City lines in Merano 1, 3, 4, 6, 13
    156 Falzeben - Hafling - Vöran - Mölten - Jenesien
    201 Bus Merano - Bolzano, limited to the route Merano-Terlan
    202 Vilpian - Nals - Andrian - Terlan
    210 Merano - Sinich - Lana train station - Burgstall
    211 Burgstall railroad station - Lana - Merano
    212 Forst - Algund - Merano - Marlengo train station
    213 Parcines - Algund - Merano
    214 Sinich craftsmen zone - Lana - Völlan
    215 City bus Lana
    216 Lana - Tisens - Prissian - Nals - Vilpian
    221 Dorf Tirol - Merano
    222 Segenbühel / chair lift - Tiroler Kreuz
    223 Dorf Tirol - Finele - Aichweg - Dorf Tirol
    224 Dorf Tirol - Riffian - Vernuer
    225 Merano - Hafling/Falzeben - Vöran
    231 Merano - Schenna - Verdins
    232 Schenna - Trauttmansdorff - Merano 2000 - Schenna
    233 Taser cable car - Schenna - St. Georgen
    235 Vellau - Algund - Merano
    236 Merano - Thurnstein - Merano
    237 Algund city bus
    240 Merano - Val Passiria
    241 Hinterpasseier
    242 Passeier - Timmelsjoch - Obergurgl
    243 St. Gertraud - Lake Weissbrunn
    244 Deutschnonsberg - Ulten
    245 Merano - Ulten
    246 Merano - Gampen Pass - Fondo
    251 Merano - Naturno - Silandro, limited to the stretch Merano - San Candido
    261 Naturno - Val Senales
    265 Rabland - Parcines - Waterfall
    266 Texelbahn - cable car Unterstell ski bus Hafling

Attention: The BusCard is not valid for train, cable cars and chair lifts.

Children up to 6 years free
Children from 6 years and adults: 16 Euro

Guest Card

Free Guest Card with discounts at cable cars, chair lifts and various sports and cultural facilities.

Over 100 ideas for great experiences at a low price
Museums, cable cars, sports and leisure facilities in Merano and its surroundings offer GuestCard holders exclusive discounts. And many good reasons to discover the various villages in the Merano area.
You can experience Alpine and Mediterranean specialities with the five selected exclusive services, which are only accessible with the GuestCard.

You will receive the Guest Card free of charge upon arrival.

Cable car - FuniCard

Use 16 different cable cars and chairlifts on 4 of 6 days. The Merano Region cable car ticket is available at all ticket offices of the participating lifts.

The participating cableway facilities are:

  • Chair Lift Oberkirn-Grube (Scena/Talle)
  • Funiculars Hirzer (Saltusio/Talle)
  • Funicular Merano 2000 (Merano - mountain station)
  • Funicular Merano 2000 (Merano - intermediate station)
  • Funicular Falzeben (Avelengo)
  • Chairlift Mittager (Merano 2000/Avelengo)
  • Funicular Grünboden (Plan)
  • Glacier Funicular (Maso Corto/Val Senales)
  • Cable car Lazaun (Maso Corto/Val Senales)
  • Funicular Schwemmalm (Pracupola /Val d‘Ultimo)
  • Funicular Texelbahn (Parcines)
  • Funicluar Unterstell (Naturno)
  • Funicular Monte San Vigilio (Lana)
  • Chairlift Monte San Vigilio (Lana)
  • Cable Car Rio Lagundo (Lagundo)

The FuniCard is valid for 6 days from the date of its first validation. In this period, the holder can use the card on 4 days of his/her choice for one ascent and descent with each facility per day. Please check the opening hours of the cableway facilities.

Prices on request.

Schenna Card

The cable car advantage card for your hiking holiday in Scena.

The Schenna Card acts like a ticket for the cable-car facilities and is valid for 7 consecutive days.

Lift facilities in the Scena hiking region:

  • Hirzer cable-car
  • Chair lift Talle - Grube
  • Taser/Schennaberg cable-car
  • Cable-car Merano 2000
  • Funicular Falzeben/Merano 2000
  • Mittager/Merano 2000 cable-ca

Further advantages:

  • Discount for bus excursions of the tourist office
  • Free participation in selected events of the tourist office: apple nature trail, village tour and sightseeing farm.

The Schenna Card is available at the Tourist Board office from the end of March to the beginning of November – or at your hotel. Valid for one return journey per facility per day.

The Schenna Card is available at the Tourist Board office from the end of March to the beginning of November. Prices on request

Bikemobil Card

Discover the Merano Region and South Tyrol by train and bicycle

Train and bicycle

South Tyrol can be easily explored by train and bicycle in spring, summer and autumn. Whether you are a professional cyclist or a leisurely cyclist with the whole family, experience nature and culture in an environmentally friendly way on 2 wheels.

The bikemobil Card
With the bikemobil Card you receive a ticket for the public transport system and a full-day bicycle rental. It is not allowed to carry the bike on public means of transport. Prices on request.

The bikemobil card enables the owner the use of all public means of transportation belonging to the South Tyrol Integrated Transport Network:

  • Regional trains (not Eurostar/Intercity) in South Tyrol (Brennero – Trenot, Malles/Mals – San Candido/Innichen)
  • All town and extra-urban bus services
  • The cable cars to Renon/Ritten, Maranza/Meransen, San Genesio/Jenesien, Meltina/Mölten, Verano/Vöran and Colle/Kohlern
  • The narrow-track railway on the Renon/Ritten Mountain and the cable railway up to the Mendola/Mendel Mountain
  • One return journey using the Swiss Post Bus from Malles/Mals to Müstair

Bicycle Rental Service Bici Alto Adige
Six railway stations on the line Merano - Malles are furnished with bicycle rental services: in Merano at the goods station area (Güterbahnhof), in Naturno, Laces, Spondigna, Silandro and Malles. Bicycles can be rented and returned at any rental or +39 0473 201 500

Radverleih Papin Sport
Five locations on the line Merano - Malles are furnished with bicycle rental services: in Merano at the goods station area (Güterbahnhof), in Naturno (Ötzibike), Silandro (Bikeman), Prato (Baldi Sport) and Malles (railway station). Bicycles can be rented and returned at any rental point. or +39 0474 913 450


For organisational requirements the rental bikes “Bici Alto Adige” can ONLY be returned to bike rentals points “Bici Alto Adige”. Rental bikes "PapinSport" have to be returned ONLY to a bike rental point "PapinSport".

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