Merano Vitae, the Festival of Health and Wellbeing
For the third time the health resort Merano will hold "Merano Vitae", the South Tyrolean festival of health and wellbeing. Due to the festivals big success of the festival, also this year there will be two editions of the festival: one in spring from April 13-28 and one in summer from June 1-16.
The festival's programme in spring
In the herbal market located in the village of Scena, visitors will learn about the correct and healthy use of wild herbs, receive information about herbalism and other traditional but not forgotten home recipes.
The Spa and Thermal Baths in Merano offer special fitness checks and guided tours explaining the effect of the historic Merano thermal water. There will be guided mountain bike tours, excursions with VIBRAM FiveFingers, tastings of healthy and tasty products like apples and cheese, traditional farm tours and outdoor fitness programmes.
The festival's programme in summer
Also the summer edition of the festival "Merano Vitae" includes a full range of interesting events. The Thermal Baths offers special visits to their sauna facilities in Merano. There will be guided water hiking tours, tastings of healthy and tasty products like honey and apples, Kneipp therapies, meditation and yoga classes, visits to biological farms and many more health and wellbeing events focussed on nutrition, mental health and physical activity.