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Wine and Flavor Trail Valtellina
A scenic road through the terraced vineyards
The Wine and Flavor Trail of Valtellina, is a fascinating itinerary that will excite your palate.
Tourism in Valtellina will take you to prehistorical findings, castles, peculiar urban centers, and sanctuaries surrounded by lush vegetation. This territory offers important culinary traditions and local products as well. You can appreciate them at this Wine and Flavor Trail in Valtellina.
Vineyards are an important part of the landscape and an asset for this zone's economy. Numerous terraced vineyards are the source of prestigious wines including the DOCG Sforzato and Valtellina Superiore. There are many interesting circuits and you can travel among the fields by car, bike or walking. The street, extending over 200 km, traverses 78 municipalities!
Enjoying tourism in Valtellina will give you the chance to taste outstanding culinary products: IGP Bresaola and Apples, Honey, Braulio digestif and fruit-scented grappa.
Take the opportunity to taste the pizzoccheri, a particular buckwheat ribbon pasta dish with cabbage and cheeses like the Bitto and the Casera. Its authenticity is guaranteed by a dedicated consortioum.
This corner of Northern Italy proposes several events between September and October: the Sagra dei Crotti in Chiavenna, Grappolo d'Oro in Chiuro, Morbegno's Bitto Exhibition and the Apples and Grapes Fair in Villa di Tirano.