Besides hiking and cycling, numerous other summer sporting facilities are to be found in and around Parcines/Partschins including climbing, swimming, paragliding and tennis. The scenic views from the well maintained tennis courts and local public swimming pool are an added draw for both visitors and residents.
The more daring might consider a paraglide tandem flight while the day hikes in the Dolomites are accessible to everyone. Other leisure activities in Parcines/Partschins include archery and bowling.
Known as the as the gateway to the Texelgruppe Nature Park, Parcines is the entrance to two hiking areas, each served by its own cable car. To the north, the Texelbahn Cable Car leads up the Sonnenberg mountain, while on the south side the Aschbach Cable Car reaches up into the Nörderberg mountain.
The pools in Parcines and at Merano’s thermal baths.
The 33m-long swimming pool in Parcines/Partschins has a children’s area and a spacious lawn with plenty of shade. Thanks to its scenic views of the surrounding mountains the pool also attracts visitors from Merano/Meran.
Climbing on the wall gym at the waterfall.
The Burgstallknott gneiss wall gym in the village of Vertignes/Vertigen near Parcines/Partschins is also suited to beginners. The wall can also be accessed from the top, allowing practically risk-free solo climbing.
Paragliding off the Merano High Mountain Trail.
Ascending up with the Texelbahn Cable Car from Parcines/Partschins, the Texelgruppe Nature Park is also ideal for other sporting adventures apart from hiking. Paragliders launch from the Merano High Mountain Trail at an altitude of 1,565m a.s.l.