Asparagus
Experience
Programme

In addition to the enjoyment of eating asparagus the asparagus season in Terlan offers a much deeper engagement with this spring vegetable.
During hikes and bike tours you will get in touch with asparagus farmers, wine producers and asparagus hosts and learn interesting facts about the cultivation and processing of the noble vegetable. In addition, you will discover the beauty of the surrounding area and enjoy delicious asparagus dishes at the various Terlan asparagus hosts.

For further information or registrations, please contact the Tourist Office Terlan.

Tourist Office Terlan,
Tel. +39 0471 257 165,
E-Mail info@terlan.info

Cycling Sunday: asparagus by bike

On Sunday, 22 May 2022, cyclists on the Etsch/Adige cycle route from Siebeneich to Vilpian (or vice versa) can enjoy a special treat: Terlan’s asparagus hosts will be serving delicious asparagus dishes along the cycle route at Vilpian and Terlan with juicy ham from the Terlan butchers Nigg and Mair, as well as serving “asparagus” wine, a Sauvignon from the Terlan Winery. The tree “asparagus stands” will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on this date

Asparagus tour by bike

Round trip with our own bicycles from Terlan via Vilpian to an asparagus field. In the Terlan winery we enjoy a various Terlan wine and various asparagus delicacies. At the end we will find ourselves in a selected restaurant for an asparagus lunch (asparagus with ham and Bolzano sauce as well as 1 glass of asparagus wine).

Dates: 19th, 26th April and 3rd May 2022 from 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (*on 19th April together with asparagus queen Magda Lena Runer).

Meeting point: Terlan Tourist Office

Price: 30 euros (incl. guided tour of the asparagus field, wine tasting & asparagus appetizers in the Terlan winery, lunch excl. drinks).

Registration: Terlan Tourist Office, Tel. +39 0471 257165 For closed groups individual program and additional dates possible.

Asparagus-themed walks

This full-day tour takes participants on a journey of discovery in asparagus fields and to asparagus experts who impress with all kinds of interesting facts about asparagus. Culinary enjoyment is also not neglected during the tasting of asparagus dishes.

  • aperitif with asparagus appetizers
  • During an asparagus soup we learn interesting facts about the beginnings of asparagus cultivation in Terlan in the 19th century
  • Pleasant hike from Terlan to Vilpian
  • Visit of an asparagus farmer with guided tour in his field
  • Lunchbreak with asparagus dishes and a dessert
  • Train trip to Terlan
  • Tasting of the classic wines of the winery Terlan
  • Distribution of a small souvenir

Dates: 9th, 23th, 30th April 2022 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (*on 9th April together with asparagus queen Magda Lena Runer).

Meeting point: main square Terlan

Price: 75 euros (incl. guided tour of the asparagus field, wine tasting & asparagus appetizers in the Terlan winery, lunch excl. drinks).

Registration: Terlan Tourist Office, Tel. +39 0471 257165 For closed groups individual program and additional dates possible.

Looking over the shoulder of the asparagus farmer

Learn from the asparagus farmer interesting and hidden facts about the royal vegetable.

Dates: every thursday from April 7 to May 5, 2022, starting at 10 a.m.

Meeting point: Terlan Tourist Office

Price: 5.00 euros (guided tour only); 9.00 euros (guided tour with wine tasting).

Registration: Tourism Association Terlan, Tel. +39 0471 257 165. For closed groups individual program and additional dates possible.