Castelbello - Ciardes Among Val Venosta communities Castelbello-Ciardes is considered to be the “village of connoisseurs”
. On the sunny slopes of the area surrounding Castelbello Castle
to Juval Castle
small farmrun wineries produce excellent wines with a character typical for the region. High quality fine wines from Val Venosta are no longer merely a part of the range of South Tyrolean wines, they have also been given many international awards in their own right. Many delicacies
from mother nature’s garden, ranging from the high quality Castelbello asparagus
in the spring to delicious chestnuts
in the autumn, contribute to the large offer for connoisseurs of culinary delicacies. Many restaurants and other food outlets invite to speciality weeks.On the Val Venosta wine route
hikers can enjoy an insightful and pleasurable tour throughout the year. For long distances the wine route follows the rogge, which were originally built as artificial irrigation channels.
At times, it runs past farms or crosses private property and vineyards. The people who live and work here are happy to offer passersby a glimpse into their way of life and work. Hikers and lovers of nature are asked to respect the property and traditions of this region and to approach nature with care. Along the way notice
boards provide information on the landscape, the wine
, the restaurants
and other food outlets, and the local wineries
. The 2.5 hour long hike can also be undertaken in sections and in both directions.
Another possibility to discover the Val Venosta wine route "Via Vinum Venostis" is in Naturno.
From the village center, this leads past the Unterstell cable car and through the Naturno vineyards to the village center.