When the days get shorter and the hiking season is ending in other areas, South Tyrol is the perfect spot for an autumn holiday.
If you travel to South Tyrol in autumn, you will feel the importance of this season for the locals, because then it is time for an old tradition: “Törggelen
”. You explore the vineyards around Brixen and enjoy South Tyrolean delicacies in the rustic farms. The best-known hiking trail for experiencing this autumn tradition is the "Keschtnweg
". The path leads from Brixen to Klausen through beautiful chestnut groves, forests and meadows. Another highlight is the "Törggelesteig
" circuit trail in Neustift near Brixen, which runs past colourful vineyards.
If you would like to spend autumn in the mountains, the Plose
, the local mountain of Brixen, is the perfect place. The Plose is a wide mountain area where you can go on wonderful hikes. Short and easy tours lead to the huts of the Plose, which offer local delicacies such as “Kaiserschmarrn”. The two adventure trails WoodyWalk
and Lorggen Ring
offer numerous play stations and adventurous legends of the Plose. If you have more time, the summit tours and panoramic hikes along the mountain peaks are an absolute must to recharge your batteries and enjoy the clear view of the surrounding mountains.
With their stories, recipes and ancient legends, the locals could fill entire books, but they much prefer to share their knowledge with visitors who want to discover the original South Tyrolean life. From 17 October to 7 November 2020, the programme Alpine Tales
will take place in Brixen and its surroundings. Experience the sunrise on a mountain summit, learn how to wood carve with or get to know the traditional card game "Watten" - at the South Tyrolean Alpine Tales, families, food and mountain lovers can collect enough material for their own book.
Autumn is a magical season for recharging your batteries for the winter. Spending an extraordinary time in nature, sharing wonderful taste experiences and enjoying moments of longing. And where is the best place to realize these moments of luxury? Exactly, in Brixen.