In the saddle of a blond steed in Hafling
Norbert Rier, lead singer of the popular band Kastelruther Spatzen, is himself a passionate lover of Haflinger horses and describes his love for them in his songs. Hafling in South Tyrol is the home of these blond, good-natured horses, well known around the world.
Among ample green meadows and fresh needle forests, high above the basin of Meran, on the ridges of sunny Mt. Tschöggelberg, facing the ravishing panorama of the summits characterizing the Ortler- and Texel Group lies the mountain village Hafling with its trademark, the Church of St. Kathrein.
Due to its location in the spectacular environs of Meran, Hafling offers impressive walks and treks to one's heart's content. Walk to farm „Gfrarhof“, one of the oldest farms in Hafling, or admire the graceful beauty of the South Tyrolean flora and fauna on the nature learning path circling the Sulfner Pond. Experience the feeling of unlimited freedom on the back of a blond-maned Haflinger steed, for as is generally known: The greatest happiness in earth, is sitting in the saddle of a (Haflinger) horse.
Discovering the surroundings of Hafling
Meran 2000, one of the sunniest, most beautiful and popular hiking, ski and outdoor areas in the entire alpine region, is located close to the hotels in Hafling and reachable via Meran or Falzeben, keeps many highlights ready for visitors. From the village you can easily reach famous South Tyrolean castles and museums, such as Castle Schenna in Schenna, Castle Tyrol in Dorf Tirol, the gardens of Castle Trauttmansdorff in Meran or the South Tyrolean archeological museum in the old town of Bozen. Choose among the most beautiful hotels in Hafling in South Tyrol and let the unique and fabulous atmosphere of Hafling bedazzle you.