People in the Resia Pass bordering Austria and Switzerland and in the central north-south node, have always been involved in commerce and here, the markets have a long-standing tradition. For centuries, the markets have been at the center of commercial life in the upper part of the Venosta Valley, through which travelers and traders of commodities and salt have traditionally passed.

Diverse markets are still held today in the Resia Pass holiday area throughout the year. Regional products and handicrafts, household goods, but also textiles and leather goods are sold at local flea markets, farmers markets and other markets held weekly or annually.