Alphorns are part of the hearty folklore at the gourmet event at the Gompm-Alm in South Tyrol. It takes place every year on the last Sunday in August. Well-known chefs prepare their dishes on old wood-burning stoves / © Photo: Georg Berg

Pfefferlechner craft brewery

South Tyrol is an ideal growth market for craft beer, because the Italians who like to try it are epicureans. Latest brewing creation is an alcohol-free beer

To collect the wild asparagus in Tuscany is rarely possible. This delicacy is precious and rare like truffles / © Photo: Georg Berg

Tuscany wild asparagus

Wild asparagus is considered a delicacy in Tuscany. In markets it is sold as a rarity. The harvest period extends over a few weeks in April.

Thermal pool in the wellness area on the roof of the Hotel Hohenwart with a wide view of the landscape around Schenna in South Tyrol / © Photo: Georg Berg

Hotel Hohenwart high above Merano

In addition to the magnificent panoramic location and despite its size, it is above all the people who make the Hotel Hohenwart in South Tyrol a special place

Country house in Tuscany landscape with blooming rape field / © Photo: Georg Berg

Tuscan scenery in Val d’Orcia

The Val D’Orcia is located in Tuscany and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004. Popular are the thermal pools of Bagno Vignoni already known to the Etruscans

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