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A trainload of taste

All aboard to discover the flavours of Trentino

35
Activity time 8 hours
Participants min. 6 - max. 20
01 February - 28 March 2024
each Thursday - 9:15 - 17:00
WHAT TO EXPECT/ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Travel through Val di Sole, Val di Non and Piana Rotaliana with a local guide on board the narrow-gauge valleys train to discover the flavours and the gourmet food and wine culture of Trentino. Visit the Presanella Cheese Factory in Mezzana, the Golden Theatre and Melinda in Val di Non and the Rotari winery in Mezzocorona. You’ll have the chance to taste gourmet food and fine wine from local farms and companies at every stop. Round off your experience with delicious finger food accompanied by traditional Trentino wines.

INTERESTING FACTS/INFO

Have you ever been on one of the trains of the Trento-Malé-Mezzana railway? The narrow-gauge train runs from Trento to Val di Sole, passing through the vineyards of the Piana Rotaliana and the apple orchards of Val di Non. The history of the railway line dates back to more than a century ago, when, in 1891, the then mayor of Trento, Paolo Mazzurana, suggested building an electric tramway system to link the regional capital to the Trentino valleys. The project took shape in the early 20th century, and the electrified line for the tramway from Trento to Malé was built. Spanning 60 km, it was, at the time, the longest line of its kind in operation in the entire Austro-Hungarian empire. The first train arrived in Cles on 26 July 1909 and in Malé on 17 August of the same year: it took a good four hours to travel the entire line from Trento to Malé, with many sections running along roads.

WHO ARE WE

This activity is organised by the Dimaro Folgarida Holiday Consortium in partnership with the Medium-Altitude Mountain Guides, experts of the local area and of Trentino gourmet food and fine wine.

Experience Info

  • Rainy day activity
  • Full-day activity
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3 reasons

why this experience is worth it

1
Forget the stress of driving and, just for a day, hop aboard the narrow-gauge valleys train to discover the flavours of Trentino
2
Enjoy a multidimensional journey in the Golden Theatre, where you’ll be transported along with thousands of Melinda apples into an extraordinary underground world
3
Visit the Rotari winery, where you can taste Trentino’s finest world-famous wines and sparkling wines paired with traditional local produce

Consorzio Dimaro Folgarida Vacanze

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Experience Info

  • Rainy day activity
  • Full-day activity

Calendar

01.02.2024 - 28.03.2024 9:15 - 17:00
Each thursday

Where

Marilleva Mezzana - Railway station

Map

Experience Info

All the info you need

Price

€35 per person. Free train ride with the Val di Sole Guest Card.

€35 per person. Free train ride with the Val di Sole Guest Card.

Activity time

8 hours
8 hours

number of participants

Minimum 6 - Maximum 20 participants

Minimum 6 - Maximum 20 participants

Register before

Reservation required by 12:00 PM the day before.

Reservation required by 12:00 PM the day before.

WHAT TO EXPECT/ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Travel through Val di Sole, Val di Non and Piana Rotaliana with a local guide on board the narrow-gauge valleys train to discover the flavours and the gourmet food and wine culture of Trentino. Visit the Presanella Cheese Factory in Mezzana, the Golden Theatre and Melinda in Val di Non and the Rotari winery in Mezzocorona. You’ll have the chance to taste gourmet food and fine wine from local farms and companies at every stop. Round off your experience with delicious finger food accompanied by traditional Trentino wines.

INTERESTING FACTS/INFO

Have you ever been on one of the trains of the Trento-Malé-Mezzana railway? The narrow-gauge train runs from Trento to Val di Sole, passing through the vineyards of the Piana Rotaliana and the apple orchards of Val di Non. The history of the railway line dates back to more than a century ago, when, in 1891, the then mayor of Trento, Paolo Mazzurana, suggested building an electric tramway system to link the regional capital to the Trentino valleys. The project took shape in the early 20th century, and the electrified line for the tramway from Trento to Malé was built. Spanning 60 km, it was, at the time, the longest line of its kind in operation in the entire Austro-Hungarian empire. The first train arrived in Cles on 26 July 1909 and in Malé on 17 August of the same year: it took a good four hours to travel the entire line from Trento to Malé, with many sections running along roads.

WHO ARE WE

This activity is organised by the Dimaro Folgarida Holiday Consortium in partnership with the Medium-Altitude Mountain Guides, experts of the local area and of Trentino gourmet food and fine wine.

Casolet - Formaggio | © Archivio APT Val di Sole - Ph Tommaso Prugnola
WHAT WE SUPPLY

The tour lasts one day and a guide is included, as well as visits to local farms and companies along the way, with tasting of wines and traditional local produce.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

Open to everyone from the age of 12 and above. No pets allowed.

EQUIPMENT/CLOTHING

We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and trainers.

WHERE

MEZZANA - Railway Station
You can get to the Mezzana stop in your own car, by train or using the public bus service. 

IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER

The activity will take place even in the event of rain or snow.

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