Hotels in Schnals: Top Residence Kurz is situated at the top of the Val Senales in the Alto Adige Region, 6, 561feet up and a 50 minute drive from the spa town of Merano. The resort is famous for its year-round skiing. In winter, there are ski lifts and trails immediately accessible from the resort; in the summer, the skiing is on the nearby glacier, accessible by a cable car from the village. For those who do not want to ski there are plenty of walking trails, or you can just relax in the sun and get a high-altitude sun tan. For ski-lift hours in June, call the resort (473-662220) or tourist information (0039 0473 679148).