The cultivation of fruit and vineyards characterize the valleys of South Tyrol. The local vineyards and apple orchards stretch across the entire Venosta Valley. Apricots
, nuts, figs and pears such as the sweet Pala pear
also grow on the loose and dry soil between Malles/Mals and Silandro/Schlanders.
of Venosta Valley, with its sunny days and cool, windy nights, ensures the slow ripening of fruit and grapes. The highest cultivation areas in the country sit at a altitude of more than 1000m.
The Venosta Valley strawberries
are also very valued. The berries from the high Alpine Martello/Martelltal Valley are particularly rich in aroma and taste. The cultivation areas are situated at different altitudes and allow for varied and large harvests.