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Backstage in the orchard

5/22/2018
Naturno
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10:00 AM
 
at the tourist office
 
free
 
Edith
 
Description
During the guided tour in Naturno you will discover the variety of South Tyrolean apples. With a start at the village square of Naturno you will walk with our experienced guide to the neighboring apple orchards. During the informative hike you will learn about the integrated and organic apple cultivation, the work of the farmers throughout the year, as well as storage and processing of South Tyrolean apples. Afterwards, the guide will take you to her own farm, where you will taste various varieties of apples. The highlight at the Schupferhof are the old apple varieties, which are cultivated here by the farmer with much love. Pictures and anecdotes on the history of apple cultivation in South Tyrol complete the guided tour in Naturno.
Registration
Tourist office Naturno
Via Municipio, 1
39025 Naturno
+39 0473 666077
5/22/2018
Laives
apfelfuehrungen 
 
03:30 PM
 
depends on the date of the guided tour
 
2,00€ - free for children up to 6 years
 
Klaus, Margot, Matthias
 
Description
The apple tours will be held in German and Italian. Lots of green and southern flair: Laives offers its visitors apple tours to typical South Tyrolean farms. From the tourist info office, you can travel, by car or using our bikes, directly to the apple grower’s farm. You stroll through the orchards with the apple farmer, who explains everything about the South Tyrolean apple. You learn a lot about the farmer’s work throughout the year, his cultivation methods and the storage and processing of the apples. And there’s not only food for thought, but also for your stomach! After the tour, homemade cake and apple juice await you. And during the apple tasting you can discover the whole variety of South Tyrolean apples. A visit to the Kaiser Alexander fruit cooperative in Laives is the grand finale of the tour.
Registration
Associazione turistica Laives Bronzolo Vadena
Via Kennedy, 88
39055 Laives
+39 0471 950420
5/22/2018
Cortina sulla Strada del Vino
kurtinig-teutsch 
 
09:30 AM
 
Hotel Teutschhaus, Piazza San Martino 7, Cordina s.s.d.v.
 
free
 
Walter
 
Description
Experience the apple and wine village of Cortina through an apple tour. Our apple expert informs you about the life of a South Tyrolean apple from cultivation to marketing. During the walk through the orchards, the apple guide shows you, in addition to the currently produced varieties, a small show-orchard containing 13 local apple varieties. Here you can see real rarities such as the heirloom varieties Kalterer Böhmer, Champagne Reinette and Calville Blanc d'hiver.
Registration
Tourist office Bassa Atesina
Piazza Hauptmann Schweiggl, 8
39040 Cortaccia sulla Strada del Vino
+39 0471 880100
5/22/2018
Marlengo
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10:00 AM
 
at the Co-operative COFRUM Marlengo
 
free
 
Kurt
 
Description
Follow the trail of the South Tyrolean apple in Marlengo, an idyllic village surrounded by orchards and vineyards in the region Merano and Environs. During the apple tour at the Marlengo fruit cooperative, you learn all there is to know about the local fruit. After a short introductory film, you visit the entire fruit cooperative and follow the steps of storage, grading, packaging and loading of the South Tyrolean apples. Our apple expert tells you interesting facts about healthy apple ingredients, varieties and the storage of apples at home. To top it all off, an apple tasting awaits you.
Registration
Tourist office Marlengo
Piazza Chiesa, 5
39020 Marlengo
+39 0473 447147
5/23/2018
Scena
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09:30 AM
 
at the outdoor swimming pool in Scena
 
free
 
Matthias, Roswitha
 
Description
How does the apple get from the tree to the consumer? As part of a tour in Scena, the participants will learn more about the apple’s journey from flower to fruit. A local farmer accompanies the group through the apple plantations of Mitterplattweg explaining the apple cultivation, the different varieties, the work steps during the year, the harvest and finally the storage in the fruit cooperative CAFA in Merano. The tour ends with an apple tasting at Raiffeisenplatz in the center of Scena.
Registration
Tourist office Scena
Piazza Erzherzog Johann, 1/D
39017 Scena
+39 0473 945669
5/23/2018
Val Passiria
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09:30 AM
 
Tourist Information Office Rifiano - Caines
 
free
 
Alois, Hansjörg, Josef, Martin
 
Description
The apple tours will be held in German. How the delicious South Tyrolean apples are produced is the theme of a guided tour through the orchards in the Passeier Valley, a mountain valley north of Merano. After a short introductory film about the orchards in South Tyrol, our experienced apple farmer accompanies you through the local apple orchards and informs about varieties, healthy apple ingredients, processing and storage of apples. He is glad to answer all your questions about this attractive fruit. As a culinary treat, a tasting of the many South Tyrolean apple varieties awaits you at Innersenner Hof.
Registration
Tourist office Val Passiria
Via Passiria, 40
39015 S. Leonardo in Passiria
+39 0473 656188
5/23/2018
Ora
auer-zelger-4941 
 
10:00 AM
 
at the tourist office
 
free
 
Helmuth
 
Description
Follow the trail of the apple in the southernmost holiday region of South Tyrol, in Castelfeder. During your walk through the orchards with our apple expert, you learn all about the South Tyrolean apple. Our expert tells about the history, cultivation, varieties and marketing of the apples. You gain insight into the various stages that are necessary to produce top quality apples. The tour finishes up with information about the healthy components and the protected geographical indication of the South Tyrolean apple.
Registration
Tourist office Castelfeder
Piazza principale, 4
39040 Ora
+39 0471 810231
5/23/2018
Appiano
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10:00 AM
 
at the Co-operative Fruchthof Überetsch in Frangarto
 
free
 
Klemens, Wolfgang, Stefan
 
Description
Experience the wide palette of the South Tyrolean apple. During the apple tour in Appiano you can get to know the South Tyrolean apple and its producers more closely. First, a short film informs you about the South Tyrol region and its apples. During a stroll through the apple orchards you receive lots of information from our local apple farmer about the growing area, varieties and care of the apple tree. A subsequent visit to the Fruchthof fruit cooperative gives insight into the storage and processing of the South Tyrolean apple.
Registration
Tourist office Appiano
Piazza Municipio, 1
39057 San Michele / Appiano
+39 0471 662206
5/23/2018
Laces
apfelfuehrungen-latsch 
 
02:00 PM
 
at the office building of the Co-operative MIVOR
 
free
 
Hansjörg, Kathrin, Sonja
 
Description
In Laces you can follow the trail of the apple during a visit to the MIVOR fruit cooperative. The tour begins with a film about the South Tyrolean apple and its history. Then our apple expert guides you through the cooperative and explains the whole production process from the delivery of the apples in the fall to storage, grading and packing. What characterizes the South Tyrolean apple as a healthy fruit? In the course of the tour, you learn more about its healthy components, the trademark and the protected geographical indication. As a grand finale, an apple tasting awaits you!
Registration
Tourist office Laces-Val Martello
Via Principale, 38A
39021 Laces
+39 0473 623109
5/24/2018
Lagundo
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09:30 AM
 
at the tourist office
 
free
 
Matthias, Josef, Klaus, Martin, Luis, Thomas
 
Description
From blossom to apple in Lagundo in the region Merano and Environs. Learn about cultivation, seasonal care and storage as well as the healthy aspects of the apple during a guided walk through the Lagundo orchards. At many info points, our experienced Lagundo apple farmer tells you about the history, care, varieties and marketing of apples. You also visit the fruit cooperative in Algund and follow the trail of the apples from the grading system through the packing area.
Registration
Tourist office Lagundo
Piazza Hans Gamper, 3
39022 Lagundo
+39 0473 448600
5/24/2018
Prato allo Stelvio
apfelfuehrungen-prad 
 
10:00 AM
 
at the Co-operative OVEG Prato
 
free
 
David, Felix
 
Description
What kind of work do apple farmers have to perform throughout the year? When are the apples harvested and what happens in the fruit cooperative? In a short introductory filmwhere you learn all there is to know about the South Tyrolean apple, you visit the entire fruit cooperative OVEG and follow the steps of storage, grading, packaging and loading. To top it all off, an apple tasting awaits you at the end of the tour!
Registration
Tourist office Prato allo Stelvio
Via Croce, 4 c
39026 Prato all Stelvio
+39 0473 616034
5/25/2018
Caldaro
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10:00 AM
 
at the tourist office
 
5,00€ - free for children up to 14 years
 
Martin
 
Description
The apple tours will be held in German. Experiencing an apple tour in the gorgeous surroundings of Caldaro on the Wine Route means savoring with all your senses. After a short introduction to the South Tyrolean apple, you wander through the nearby apple orchards of Caldaro with our apple expert. Along the way, you discover lots of interesting things about the history, cultivation of these local fruits and about the growing area itself. Back at the tourist association, you can taste various apple varieties. Information about correct storage of apples as well as about its healthy ingredients rounds down the tour in Caldaro.
Registration
Tourist office Caldaro al lago
Piazza Principale, 8
39052 Caldaro al lago
+39 0471 963169
 
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South Tyrolean apple varieties
  • Idared
    Idared
  • Elstar
    Elstar
  • Fuji
    Fuji
  • Braeburn
    Braeburn
  • Jonagold
    Jonagold
  • Gala
    Gala
  • Kanzi®
    Kanzi®
  • Rubens®
    Rubens®
  • Modi®
    Modi®
  • Golden Delicious
    Golden Delicious
  • Winesap
    Winesap
  • Granny Smith
    Granny Smith
  • Red Delicious
    Red Delicious
  • Morgenduft
    Morgenduft
  • Pink Lady®
    Pink Lady®
  • Pinova
    Pinova
  • Topaz
    Topaz
  • Jazz
    Jazz