With host Thomas and his brother-in-law, chef Markus, there are two trained South Tyrolean bike guides available for you. In addition to our main work in the hotel, we both bring our passion for biking to our BikeHotel Südtirol and are happy to advise you personally. Klaus Nischler and his team from the Ötzi Bike Academy are there for you for the guided tours as part of our weekly programme.

Your advantages at the bike hotel Schulerhof, near Merano/Meran, at the gateway to Val Venosta/Vinschgau:

  • Ideal climate for biking from March to November with 315 sunny days in one of the most varied biking areas in the Alps, “from very easy to extreme!”
  • 30 MTB bike tours and freebike tours directly from the hotel with detailed tour description with map and GPS data
  • Various cable cars and bike shuttles nearby
  • 10 racing bike tours starting directly from the hotel with detailed tour description with map and GPS data
  • 10 leisure and e-bike tours starting directly from the hotel with detailed tour description with map and GPS data

Guided bike tours:

  • Guaranteed tour programme from mid-March to mid-November
  • 7-day guided tours in different levels of difficulty
  • 4 weekly riding technique courses from March to November (Basics, Advanced, Expert)
  • Tour development and organisation of all tours by our professionals at the Ötzi Bike Academy
  • Our chef Markus Gemassmer and hotel boss Thomas Schuler are both certified South Tyrolean bike guides and each lead 1 MTB tour a week.
  • Guarantee of the tours even with just one participant – no minimum number of participants
  • Guarantee of the participant limit – the participant limit is indicated with every tour description
    • for demanding MTB tours 8 participants (for groups of 9 or more, two guides
    • for MTB tours 12 participants (for groups of 12 or more, two guides)
    • for easy leisurely bike tours 18 people (for groups of 19 or more, two guides)
  • The tours are only guided by certified, local, and experienced South Tyrolean bike guides from the Ötzi Bike Academy.

Our bike rental:

  • Up-to-date mountain bikes, fullys, racing bikes, from our test centre Fokus & bergamont for a rental fee
  • E-bikes from Kalkhoff for a rental fee
  • Trekking bikes free of charge

All kinds of useful information for bikers:

  • Locked bike room with suspension for your bike
  • Free tools in the bike repair room
  • Assembly stand
  • Pump and repair kit available
  • For more difficult repairs, we have our bike shop Ötzi-Bike in Naturno/Naturns
  • Laundry service within 12 hours for a fee
  • Washing area with hose and sponge for your bikes
  • First-aid kit at the reception desk
  • All recorded tours can be transferred to your own GPS device for free! Anytime bike information about tours from biker & hotel boss Thomas
  • Founding member of the Ötzibike Academy, with weekly biker info in the hotel
  • 11 guided bike tours a week in different performance groups with our certified local bike guides
  • Individual bike tours or technical training with private bike guides possible on all days!
  • 4 riding technique courses a week from March to November (Basics, Advanced, Expert)
  • Special packages for active holidaymakers with bikes
  • Info corner for bikers with top maps and current biker reading
  • Weekly information evening with certified bike guides
  • Weather and hazard information, information on public transport (timetables...) available
  • Dryer for bike clothes
  • Stay energised: power bars, dextrose, sports drinks
  • Balanced, regional food offer for conscious, active holidaymakers; energy bars, sports drinks, and touring food for on the move
  • Partner company of BikeHotels Südtirol – quality guarantee for an enjoyable bike holiday with fantastic all-round service, comfort, and optimum care.