Top things to do on a foodie weekend in autumn
Grow an appetite for gourmet breaks in the mountains
You may not know but in Trentino, beside the leafy forests, the endless hiking trails and the magnificent Dolomites peaks, there are rolling hills of vineyards and apple orchards that in autumn become a colourful delight for the eyes and the palate.
There’s no better time than autumn to taste Trentino’s wines, like Teroldego and Marzemino, and head to the cellars to meet the local producers. Local producers and wineries offer traditional menus prepared only with locally sourced products, from the polenta of Storo to the craft beers of Val di Fiemme and the D.O.P apples of Val di Non.
If you are looking for an autumn weekend that is all about authentic flavours and wine tasting, look no further: browse our mouth-watering selection the top foodie experiences across the region.
An apple a day…
In Val di Non, you can experience a weekend in the world of apples: you can adopt a tree, pick you own apples and visit the orchards during the height of the picking season. The holiday package includes Trentino Guest Card and its rewards such as free entrance to many attractions and 20% discount on local products.
Vineyards & vignerons: a close up in the wine
What’s inside a glass of wine? What are the characteristics of a region that make a wine unique and authentic? How does a vigneron work in his winery, on the edge where physics meets chemistry and ancient knowledge? Walk through the vineyards with an expert geologist and discover the soil secrets!
5 senses experience in Vallagarina
Marvel at the beautiful sceneries, breathe in all autumn aromas, taste the genuine local specialities. In Rovereto, you can fill a weekend with 5-senses experiences, between delicious chocolate tastings at Cioccolateria Exquisita in the historic Torrefazione Bontadi, wine tastings at Borgo Posséri and guided tours at the Marzadro distillery.
Nature, art and flavours in Comano
Discover in autumn the biodiversity and the rural heritage of Comano Valle Salus, one of few places where the change of seasons still shapes the land and the life of the locals. Discover old flavours, explore - on foot or by bike - the cultural richness of the area, between castles, mediaeval villages and frescoed churches.
A taste of Val di Fiemme
A weekend to learn all about Val di Fiemme and its gastronomic products, from farm cheese to craft beers. Join guided tours to farms and, with the offer Speck and Spa, you can enjoy discounts on traditional specialities and wellness centres. If you book your holiday in September, with Fiemme E-motion Card you will have free access to the lift systems to enjoy high mountain excursions!
Valle di Cembra rolling vineyards
Autumn offers the ideal break for keen foodies looking to discover Valle di Cembra and its authentic flavours, from guided cellar tours to degustation of genuine farm products surrounded by idyllic terraced vineyards. Plus, distillery tours and tastings dedicated to the aromatic Müller Thurgau that finds in this valley the perfect conditions for its production.