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The church of Marlengo has inspired for centuries: It was rebuilt in a British village and Liszt wrote a song about the “Bells of Marlengo”

South Tyrol's main river, the Adige, and the Merano-Bolzano motorway known as MeBo lie between Merano and the wine village of Marlengo, which can be reached in a half-hour walk from the spa town. The houses stand up the slope, amidst vines and apple trees. Then the Marlengo Mountain rises from the Mediterranean pleasant climate of Merano to the heights of the Monte San Vigilio, a small quiet hiking area in summer, with some ski slopes and a toboggan run in winter.

At one end of Marlengo, towards Lagundo, is the Waalweg path, at the other end, towards Cermes, the winery and the small road that leads up to one of the largest and most beautiful castles in South Tyrol: Monteleone. In the centre of the holiday village stands the Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary, which one spa guest liked so much that he had it replicated in a similar form in his home village, Selsley in Gloucestershire, a ceremonial county in South West England. Marlengo is a traditional village, from the music band with its 150 years of existence to the folk dance group and the "Marlengo Apple Crown", the festival carriage with countless apples and carnations that takes part in the Merano Grape Festival every autumn.

There are some interesting hikes all around: At the edge of the forest in Marlengo, the Squirrel Trail invites children to play and discover, and those who appreciate the wine in the Merano area will learn a lot about it on the Marlengo WineCulturePath. The close connection with wine has already existed for centuries: The Marlengo Waalweg path, the longest of its kind in South Tyrol, leads you along an ancient watercourse over a length of 12 kilometres. The small irrigation canal dates back to the period from 1737 to 1756, when it was built at the suggestion of the Carthusian Monastery of Monte Sant'Angelo in the Val Senales, which already owned a vineyard in Marlengo at that time. Especially in spring, when the apple trees are in blossom, and in autumn, when the vines are changing colour, the excursions with a stop at a wine tavern offer a inspiring experience.

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