Bedded in the valley, close to the famous race course of Merano, surrounded by the impressive moun-
tain chain of the Ötztal Alps, Meranarena was given birth in 1998.

The sports area to which belongs also an indoor swimming pool, is at present the most modern and one of the most beautiful constructions within the alpine regions, where people can enjoy sports on ice .

The fully air conditioned covered ice stadium can seat 4.000 spectators, it is equipped with cafeterias, a sports boutique, a rental point for skating boots, large changing rooms with showers and WC as well as spacious indoor and outdoor sites with a second outdoor ice rink.

The technical installations such as a cooling, sound and lighting system, and both the computerized air conditioning and ice temperature control systems ,come up to the newest technological and security standards.

Therefore Meranarena meets all requirements to realize international ice sports events and ISU competitions.