Autumn holidays in South Tyrol – colors in the Eisacktal
The autumn will welcome you in the Eisacktal with a true firework of colors. The foliage on the trees slowly turns red and yellow and the strong dark green of the pines and firs provides exciting color contrasts. The bright peaks of the limestone Alps, which stretch their peak in the azure sky, rise up over the colors. Temperatures on the Alpine south side are still mild and ideal for hiking and cycling. During your autumn holiday in South Tyrol pay a visit to the medieval castles in the Eisacktal. The historic fortifications of the castle Rodenegg and Feldthurns are popular sightseeing destinations in the vicinity.
Törggelen in Brixen:
centuries-old Tyrolean customs
The traditional South Tyrolean tradition of Törggelen has been celebrated in Brixen and throughout the Eisacktal for centuries. In your autumn holiday in South Tyrol you will enjoy the special Alpine specialties in the wine shops, mountain inns and restaurants. Hearty pork dishes , spicy ravioli and sweet pancakes are served in the restaurant businesses together with the new wine of the current season. The Törrgelen in Brixen is an exceptional dining experience. On the walks fresh apple juice from the current crop is a welcome refreshment. The autumn in South Tyrol is a time of culinary delights that has to offer suitable dishes for every taste.
Event highlights in autumn
Numerous events in the city of Brixen and the mountain villages in the area make your autumn holiday in South Tyrol varied and entertaining. Living traditions await you during the apple festival on the high plateau Natz/ Schabs. With a colorful program of events the income rich apple harvest is celebrated. The highlight of the celebrations is the election of a new Apple Queen, whose term of office lasts until the autumn of next year. A culinary highlight is the apple Sunnseitn weeks in Brixen. During this time, the chefs create delicious dishes around the sun-ripened apples. The chestnut weeks at the end of the celebrations take place from late October to early November in the Eisacktal. Everywhere smells of roasted chestnuts, which are harvested in the region in October.