Valle Isarco - The pleasure of fine cuisine
Alto Adige, situated between the Alps and the sea features a rich and sophisticated cuisine that has evolved over time. The various inns, taverns and restaurants in Valle Isarco are testimony to this. The Valle Isarco Gourmet Route will allow visitors to discover the regions traditions and gourmet food from Brennero to Barbiano.
The exceptional food and warm hospitality of Valle Isarco is displayed in all its glory throughout this 80 km long itinerary. Recipes are handed down, reinterpreted in a Mediterranean style and then served to diners with affection. Unforgettable meals are prepared using the finest local ingredients including prunes from Barbiano, apples from Natz/Sciaves, yogurt from Vipiteno, cheese from the Fane dairy in Valles and Velturno chestnuts.
The white wine from Valle Isarco is considered one of the gastronomic ambassadors of the region and is grown and matured on the sunny slopes around Bressanone and Chiusa. It is highly regarded and characterised by its mineral structure and intensity. It is also the star of many gastronomic events including the autumn chestnut festival.
The best way to someone's heart is through their stomach... In South Tyrol, delicacies are prepared with fresh milk and the speck is from local farmers. Palates will certainly be enticed with the gourmet food from events throughout the season.