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Cosy and comfortable

Situated in the beautiful mountain landscape of Avelengo, close to the renowned Meran 2000 hiking area in neighbouring Falzeben, Karls Hütte was fully renovated in 2019, has 3 floors with 2 bedrooms, a large combined kitchen/living area, a bathroom and a sunny terrace.

Sustainable and minimalist

Constructed using local timber, the cabin offers a true back-to-nature experience. The scents of the forest and the pine wood will ensure perfect relaxation and refreshing sleep during your stay. And why not try the healing stress-relief of a “forest bath”?

Freedom, quiet and relaxation

Enjoy the peace and quiet as you relax in the sun on our terrace after a health-giving hike, read a good book, or savour a tasty meal. And when it's time for a change, the nearby town of Merano offers all sorts of shopping and entertainment options.

Meet your hosts:

Inside Karls Hütte 1550m

Your holiday cabin in Avelengo, near Merano in South Tyrol

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Hiking boots on your feet, mountains as far as the eye can see, warm sunshine on your skin... This is the life!

Service, Equipment and Prices

We offer the following services

Opening and Prices

  • 1 to 2 guests (min. 7 nights) €170 per night Additional guests €45 per person per night. Children under 4 years free of charge. Maximum 6 persons
  • Visitor's tax €0.95 per person per night
  • Guest card included
  • Saturday check-in and check-out
  • Open from beginning April to end October
  • NO pets allowed

Reservation and prices

Your reservation will only be confirmed when we receive proof of a deposit payment for at least 3 nights, no later than 3 business days before your arrival date. (Please send a copy of bank transfer confirmation). The balance of payment is due on the day of departure. We accept cash, Bancomat/EC cards, Credit cards (Visa; Mastercard; Eurocard; American Express) Bank details:
Raiffeisen Kasse IBAN: IT 82 N 08133 58590 000309003169
SWIFT/BIC: RZSBIT21919

 

Arrival and departures

  • Check-in: Saturday from 2pm
  • Check-out: Saturday before 10am

Please let us know if you will be arriving late: Tel: +39 335 121 9813 or +39 333 617 6454

Cancellation

Italian consumer legislation regarding right of withdrawal does not apply. We recommend you take out separate travel insurance. However, we do offer the following cancellation conditions (after Art. 1382 Civil code): Payment due if you cancel your stay:

  • up to 28 days before arrival: 50% of total
  • up to 14 days before arrival: 75% of total
  • up to 7 days before arrival: 100% of total

In the case of no-show or early departure: full payment (100%) is due. All deposits are non-refundable.

Furnishings and equipment

  • Kitchen: Crockery, cutlery and glasses (wine/water) for up to 6 guests; cooking pans and utensils; ceramic cooking hob; microwave; fridge with freezer compartment; dishwasher; bottle opener; filter coffee machine; stove-top espresso pot (mokka); toaster; dishcloths.
  • Bathroom: Shower; WC; bidet; hairdryer; floor-heating
  • Bed linen; towels; bathmat
  • Satellite TV; free WLAN internet connection
  • Sound system for music indoors and on terrace
  • Wood-burning stove for heating in Spring and Autumn (firewood provided)

...And there's more

  • Books and comics in German, Italian and English
  • Board games
  • Hot-water bottle
  • Barbecue (with charcoal and utensils)
  • 4 sun loungers and 1 garden parasol
  • Health & Safety: First aid kit and fire extinguisher
  • Cleaning: Vacuum cleaner; dustpan & broom; mop & bucket; iron & ironing board
  • Waste: Recycling shed next to house for sorting glass, cans, paper cardboard and non-recyclables.

Karls Hütte - then and now

Your holiday apartment at Merano 2000 near Avelengo, Merano

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Avelengo near Merano - holidays in Southtirol

Rising above Merano is the imposing Ifinger mountain, and at its feet the Tschögglberg mountain plateau and the village of Avelengo. The region is easily reached by car or public transport. The village of Avelengo has a population of 750 at heights of between 1,250 to 1,600 m a.s.l.. The village of the Haflinger horses is a year-round holiday destination for families and riding enthusiasts. The Merano 2000 skiing and hiking area is a very popular local recreational zone: in winter, the child-friendly Merano 2000 family ski area offers, over approximately 40km of trails, ideal conditions for skiers, snowboarders and sled enthusiasts. In summer, Merano 2000 is a hiking area with many opportunities for activity and leisure.

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The history of our cabin

Karls Hütte has a long tradition, having been passed down through three generations to its current owner, Andreas, who now takes care of the cabin, the surrounding woods and the animals. For centuries, local farmers have brought their animals to graze the fresh alpine pastures in late spring and stayed here with them throughout the summer, away from the heat of the valleys. They built the cabins in the meadows to live in. Andreas' grandfather acquired our cabin in the 1950's and it has been a central part of family life ever since. After the family moved to a larger house nearby, the little cabin in the woods was only used for short stays, but Andreas' father, Karl, would still set out every day on foot to visit his “retreat”, to spend time with the animals and to keep an eye on things. In 2018, the house was completely renovated and Andreas, who now manages the farmstead, decided to name it “Karls Hütte” in memory of his father: “I love the peace and quiet of the mountains and being at one with nature. In Karls Hütte I can let go and relax. I like to close my eyes and just drink in the stillness of my surroundings. And sometimes, in my mind's eye, I can still see my father making his way up the path to the cabin and hear him say, as he always did, “Whatever happens, Andreas – the world will still keep turning”.

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