Holidays in Octobera colourful blaze of colour on the alpine plateau
Autumn turns the high plateau of Maranza into a colourful blaze of colour. The leaves on the trees turn yellow, red and brown and form a fascinating contrast to the deep green of the pine forests. Spend your holidays in October in the mild climate of the Southern Alps. The temperatures are pleasant and ideal for hiking and biking. A special highlight during your autumn holiday in South Tyrol is the annual cattle drive. On this occasion, the magnificently decorated cows make their way back from the lush pastures to their winter quarters. Excursions on the Val Pusteria Bike Path take you through colourful autumn woods along the river.
Castles and fortresses:Excursions during your autumn holidays in South Tyrol
The Val d’Isarco and the Dolomites region offer many cultural monuments. Medieval fortresses, magnificent castles and historic residences are popular sightseeing destinations during your holiday in October. The Monastery of Novacella is one of the most important monasteries in South Tyrol. The cloister is decorated with frescoes from the 14th and 15th century, and the Rococo library houses a valuable collection of handwritten manuscripts. Move in the footsteps of the Middle Ages during a visit to the Castle Rodengo, the Tures Castle and the Monastery of Sabiona. If during your autumn holiday in South Tyrol you wish to improve your health, you should try the Alpine Kneipp Path in Altafossa. All factors of the Kneipp therapy are explained on this circular hiking trail, and there is the opportunity to try it out first hand.
Ancient customsTörggelen in South Tyrol
Your holiday in October is dedicated to the traditional Törggelen. This ancient custom is celebrated in the South Tyrolean alpine region for centuries, and it is a culinary expedition in the mountains. The lodges, mountain inns, restaurants and taverns in October serve numerous local specialties: hearty dumplings, spicy pork dishes and tasty ravioli. Accompany your meal with the young wine of the current season. Take the time to enjoy and indulge in the culinary delights of the region during Törggelen in South Tyrol.