Törggellen in Feldthurns – An overnight holiday apartment
The Törggele has been considered as a regional custom for centuries. Nowadays it delights in having increased popularity amongst locals and visitors. The term Törggelen is based on the word “Torggl” which used to be the room where the wine press was held. Finally, according to custom, the new wine is tasted amongst good company. In addition, several hearty regional specialities such as dumplings, sauerkraut and a resplendent selection platter etc. Roast chestnuts and sweet doughnuts expertly round off this sociable tasting and ensure that this experience is one that lives long in the memory.
Keschtnweg, the Feldthurner chestnut trail is a classic hiking route to Säben abbey. Feldthurns, at 856m is the starting point. From there, over Pardell and Säben to Klausen there is a difference in elevation of about 331m. This walk of about 5km takes about 2 hours and is classified as “easy”.
Another good hike on the Keschtnweg is from Feldthurns into beautiful Brixen. It goes from Velthurns castle to Ansitz Ziernfeld and then up to the Wöhrmaurer hotel. Other landmarks on this route are Wöhrgraben, Gfaderhof/Tötschling, Saderhof und Pinzagen. This medium difficulty hike to Brixen takes about 2 and a half hours. For the return journey you can take the bus back to Feldthurns in comfort, on request.
Törggelen in Feldthurns
Enjoy “Siaßn” and “Nuien”. When you hear this then it is talk about the tasting of the “sweet” and new grape juice. Wine and “Keschtn” (chestnut) it is said that Törggelen has its origins in these delicacies in the Eisack Valley. Locals and visitors alike will enjoy this culinary experience as many local dishes are served up. However the Törggelen is not just about having time out in a Törggelen bar in Feldthurns. Experiencing the history and landscape is also part of this popular custom. The South Tyrolean people really know how they and their guests can enjoy autumn. The plentiful nature in the area does the rest.