Food and drinks

The South Tyrolean cuisine will be an experience for your palate!

The unique mix of Mediterranean and Tyrolean cuisine makes every dish in South Tyrol a culinary delight. And if served with one of the high-quality wines it is even more tasteful. Moreover there are numerous events focusing on the cuisine in Merano and surroundings, such as the Merano WineFestival & Culinaria, gastronomic weeks, apple festivals and much more.

What we particularly recommend is a is a Törggele evening in the period of time between October and mid November. Local taverns, called “Buschenschänke”, offer traditional cuisine and of course roasted chestnuts and new wine. An adventure not only for your palate!

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  1. Törggelen


    Enjoy roasted chestnuts, wine and typical sweets on a Törggele evening near Merano.
  2. Starred restaurants
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    Starred restaurants

    South Tyrol has a total of 19 starred restaurants to offer. 5 of them can be found…
  3. Wine
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    The mild climate of Merano and surroundings does not only have a beneficial impact…
  4. Blossom Festival in Lana

    Blossom Festival in Lana

    In Lana you can enjoy spring feeling surrounded by apple orchards in full blossom.
  5. Gastronomic Lamb Weeks in Val d’Ultimo

    Gastronomic Lamb Weeks in Val d'Ultimo

    Every year in autumn sheep return from the alpine pastures of Val d’Ultimo - and on…
  6. Schlutzkrapfen
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    The Schlutzkrapfen, usually called “Schlutzer” in South Tyrol, are a traditional…
  7. Dumplings


    Dumplings in all variations are a typical local delicacy in South Tyrol.
  8. Barley broth

    Barley broth

    The barley broth is a traditional starter at the Törggelen.
  9. Salt meat and sauerkraut
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    Salt meat and sauerkraut

    A meat platter with sauerkraut, sausages, black puddings, spare ribs, salt meat and…
  10. Speck, sausages and cheese

    Speck, sausages and cheese

    Speck, sausages, cheese and local farmhouse bread - and ready is the typical snack,…
  11. Krapfen
    Ultner Krapfen


    The Krapfen beignets are a tempting sweet dish and the highlight of a typical…
  12. Psairer Organic Cheese Dairy

    Psairer Organic Cheese Dairy

    Organic products of South Tyrolean alpine farmers are offered in the “Psairer Bio…

Suggested accommodations

  1. FAYN garden retreat hotel
    FAYN garden retreat hotel

    FAYN garden retreat hotel

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