The Venosta Valley is characterized by sunshine, wind and low rainfall. The fertile microclimate rendering in the Upper Venosta Valley is an ideal place for lovers of high-quality fruit, such as the Pala pear, apples, apricots, berries and chestnuts. Other traditional staple products of the regional cuisine are: pasture cheese, rye, spelt and buckwheat.

During the Törggelen festivities in autumn, such products may be tried, along with other traditional dishes, in the beautiful gardens of the numerous restaurants in and around rural Prato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjoch.

These delicacies and farm products are real treats for gourmets and are sold directly at the farms or in the markets of this holiday region. Guided tours of the farms are also very popular with guests and locals as are the tastings.