Lana bei Meran, South Tyrol, Italy

From hiking to biking or skiing, from art and slow food to wellness and yoga ... At Hotel Schwarzschmied in Lana, everything revolves around relaxation, deceleration and healthy enjoyment. The Dissertori family's idyllic retreat lies amidst orchards and vineyards and nestled in the mountains of the Merano region.

With a lot of passion and dedication, the Dissertoris have created a special place where guests can be inspired, creative and relax. The four-star hotel is dedicated to the art of living and promotes local contemporary artists as an expression of its philosophy of life. In the rooms, gardens and relaxation areas of the ensemble, the lifetime also gains new meaning. Relax and let your mind wander, this is what vacation in the blacksmith looks like.

Large window fronts bring nature in and create a visually impressive interplay between inside and outside. Aesthetic inspiration follows the ecological claim. In this way, urban lifestyle goes hand in hand with sustainability and South Tyrolean authenticity. The attention to detail in the use of natural materials such as wood and glass characterize the rooms and suites, and the new slow-food restaurant La Fucina delights guests with its regional, seasonal and vegan cuisine.

A typical day at the Hotel Schwarzschmied? Starts at eight in the morning with a stimulating yoga class, followed by an extensive breakfast with homemade jams, vegan apple bread and delicious smoothies. Afterwards you can go on a mountain bike, on the golf course or on one of the guided hikes in the impressive mountain scenery of the Ultental and around the Vigiljoch. The revitalized, historic natural garden from the 17th century also invites you to linger in the midst of blooming flowers and twittering birds. And as a delightful end to the day, the finest slow-food creations by chef Stefano Brida and fine South Tyrolean wines await you at La Fucina.

If you like, you can take a look backstage on our blog. You can find the hosts' favourite recipe to try in the kitchen whispers.

Rooms + Rates

per night
Single roomfrom130 €
Double roomfrom220 €
Suitefrom340 €


ArchitectureTradition and innovation, Mediterranean lightness and alpine charm characterize the architectural concept of the hotel. In this way, straightforwardness and clarity, which adapt to the direct surroundings, meet regional woods, specifically used black steel elements and large glass fronts. Complemented by a puristic interior characterized by warm colors, this results in an elegant ambience that exudes a lot of space and yet cosiness.

FoodThe kitchen of the La Fucina restaurant stands for fresh and sustainable menus with their very own taste. The local farmers mainly buy, the regional vegetables for the seasonal dishes come from the hotel's historic natural garden. The blacksmith cooks with passion, almost everything is homemade. From organic lemonade, jams or vegan apple bread to pasta made from rye, spelled, buckwheat or durum wheat semolina from our own factory. All menus are free of genetic engineering and additives. Chef Stefano Brida and his team create new courses every evening that promise pleasure without regret and can be prepared vegetarian, gluten-free or lactose-free on request. There is also a large selection of vegan dishes every day. Juices, beers, wines and brandies are also mainly produced regionally. The fine wines, including numerous organic wines, come partly from the adjacent monastery cellar in Lana. There is also a well-assorted range of international wines and spirits.

The dissertors live for their region. Not only do they prefer to hire local employees, they also source their products mainly from local cultivation. In addition, according to their philosophy of life, the hoteliers have set themselves the goal of promoting the fine arts in the area - for example with the support of the music festival "Lana meets Jazz". Local, contemporary artists have the opportunity to present their works of art in the hotel and composers who perform and guest in Lana and the surrounding area can stay at the blacksmith at a discount.

EnvironmentThe Hotel Schwarzschmied places great value on sustainability and environmental protection. The hotel staff is trained accordingly. The house is certified with the EU Ecolabel. There is also a charging station for electric cars.

Well-BeingWith slow food, art enjoyment and the holistic SPA concept based on the four pillars of beauty, relaxation, exercise and nutrition, the Hotel Schwarzschmied focuses on the essentials: quality of life and health. This is perfected in the wellness and SPA area of the house. Relaxation in the Finnish sauna, outdoor sauna or steam bath, yoga classes, meditation or swimming in the indoor and outdoor pool followed by relaxation in the spacious relaxation area with panoramic view and open fire - an authentic and holistic wellness experience is guaranteed here. Complemented by the massages and beauty treatments with the luxurious natural cosmetics from Susanne Kaufmann. The hotel also has a lot to offer for all outdoor activists. Due to its fantastic location, it is the ideal starting point for hikes, mountain bike tours, golfing or skiing in winter.


  • Family-run four-star wellness and hiking hotel
  • Dream location, embedded in the Merano mountains and close to the historic center of Lana
  • Relaxation, deceleration and healthy enjoyment are in the foreground
  • Regionally inspired slow food cuisine with lots of homemade products and a large selection of vegan dishes
  • Strong local connection, support from local artists
  • Balance SPA and bathing world with fitness room, saunas, indoor and outdoor pools, brine and whirlpool, relaxation garden and reading cocoons to relax
  • Various yoga offers, massages and beauty treatments with Susanne Kaufmann natural cosmetics
  • Suitable for active vacationers, wellness and art fans as well as families
  • Perfect location for summer and winter sports: playing golf on the three surrounding golf courses, mountain biking, hiking and skiing in the Ulten and Passeier valleys and on the Vigiljoch

Hotel55 rooms & suitesRestaurantChildren welcomeWi-FiDisabled accessPoolPets allowed


  • 55 modern, elegant rooms and suites with panoramic views, large balconies or gardens
  • Newly revived, historic natural garden
  • Lavish breakfast buffet with many regional and homemade specialties
  • La Fucina restaurant with slow food (also vegan)
  • Own pasta factory
  • Vitalizing Grander water from all taps
  • Schwarzschmied Lounge and Bar
  • Children's program and family discount
  • Three guided hikes a week
  • Free bike rental
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Rooms + Rates

per night
Single roomfrom130 €
Double roomfrom220 €
Suitefrom340 €

Location + Directions

By car:

From Munich you drive about 3.5 hours to the blacksmith (304 km). From Innsbruck it takes around 1.5 hours (149 km), from Zurich around 4 hours by car (291 km) and from Milan around 3 hours (297 km).

By train:

The easiest way to travel by train is to Bozen (approx. 27 km from the hotel). The hotel shuttle will be happy to pick you up from there for a small fee by taxi. Or you change to the local train to Burgstall / Lana and from there take a taxi or local bus to the hotel.