Holidays in Rifiano, near Merano

How to reach the Zirmerhof

So, you have booked your holiday at the Zirmerhof and packed your baggage… now all you need to do is start your journey to Rifiano/Riffian, near Merano/Meran. Fortunately, our hotel and residence are easy to reach by car, train or bus. And if you are flying, you can book a convenient shuttle service to cover the stretch between the airport and the Zirmerhof!

Take the bus or train! The MeranCard, which you’ll get at the Zirmerhof, gives you free and unlimited access to the public transport in South Tyrol.

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Reaching the Zirmerhof by car

If you are travelling by car, the best route to reach the Zirmerhof is either through the Brennero motorway or the Resia/Reschen Pass. Reach Merano Sud/Meran Süd and follow the signs to the Passiria/Passeiertal valley.

You will find the Zirmerhof at the valley entrance, our address is: Hohlgasse 40, Rifiano/ Riffian.

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Reaching the Zirmerhof by bus from Germany

From Munich

  • From March to November 2022
  • Every Wednesday and Saturday
  • Return ticket: € 75.00, oneway ticket: € 45.00
  • Children up to 6 years travel free of charge; children aged 6 to 14 enjoy a 50% discount
  • To book the bus service, please ask our reception

From Stuttgart

  • Every Saturday from April to October 2022
  • Return ticket: € 160.00, oneway ticket: € 90.00

From Ulm

  • Return ticket: 135.00 Euro, oneway ticket: € 75.00
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Reaching the Zirmerhof by bus from Switzerland

  • Departures from Bern, Aarau, Olten, Windisch, Sursee, Ruswil, Luzern, Zürich, Winterhur and St. Gallen
  • Return ticket: 180.00 CHF, oneway ticket: 120.00 CHF
  • Booking fee: 10.00 CHF
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Travelling by plane

These are the nearest airports:
Innsbruck – ca. 155 km
Verona – ca. 180 km
Treviso – ca. 220 km
Bergamo – ca. 265 km
Munich – ca. 345 km

Shuttle services to and from the airports are available. Please contact us for more detailed information.


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Information regarding COVID-19
  • We are looking forward to reopening our Hotel & Residence on 22 may 2021. Since your safety is our top priority,  all citizen of Riffian and Dorf Tirol will undergo a COVID-19 test. In our hotel we are also taking extensive protective measures for you.
  • Current entry requirements for South Tyrol are available here []
  • In our small hotel we accommodate only a small number of guests. The number of our long-time employees is also manageable. This allows us to easily follow all hygiene measures and safety distances in the spacious common areas.
  • If you prefer self-catering in these times, book one of our 8 holiday apartments in the Residence with its own kitchenette and refrigerator – here you can enjoy your holiday all to yourself. If you wish, we will even bring a breakfast basket directly to your holiday apartment.
  • At Hotel & Residence Zirmerhof we guarantee meticulous cleanliness as always. Several times a day, our employees clean and disinfect all areas and surfaces with high-quality antiviral agents.
  • The outdoor pool and the outdoor sauna with mountain view are open, as well as the indoor wellness area with indoor pool, relaxation rooms & saunas.
  • In the restaurant area, too, the safety distances are always observed: At our buffets you can serve yourself with appropriate protective measures.
  • Avoiding contacts is nowhere as easy as here in South Tyrol! During our guided hikes in the boundless nature and in the mountains, you can enjoy your holiday far away from the crowds, even in times of COVID-19.
  • Book without worries: Due to the current situation, all stays can be cancellation for free up to 60 days before arrival.
  • Further information about the current situation in South Tyrol is available here!

We work at full speed to organise everything for your holiday. If you have any questions, our reception is at your disposal every day by phone or e-mail.
The Ortner family and team

Hotel Zirmerhof