Törggelen is derived from a Latin word
torculum, which means wine presser.
It means also to enjoy autumn in south Tirol with its harvest products
such as wine, hams and chestnuts on the way of hiking.
This time I visited Oberbozen (Sorpabolzano) located on the north side
hill of Bozen (Bolzano) to enjoy Törggelen.
The 3D picture is created by Kashmir3D based on the space shuttle
elevation data and landsat pictures.
Lengmoos and its old church
On the hiking route from Lengmoos
Sasso Lungo (3181m) on the left side
Hoodoos from the hiking road to Maria Saal
Spinach dumpling (Spinatködel)
A beautiful autumn in this year
Hoodoos just under Oberbozen allow less distance
Narrow gauge railway between Oberbozen and Klobenstein
Restful village Oberbozen
Another world is there if you go up for 1000m from the city Bozen
(250m) by cable car or by bus.
North mountain area of Bozen is called Ritten, a large tourist area for
One of the natural attraction is Erdpyramiden (hoodoos).
Earth underneath of a large stone is saved against rain water.
The rest of earth surrounding the stone is washed out. This results on
a long pole with a large stone on the top.
A pole that stone is lost, will be washed out very quickly.
Hoodoos near of Klobenstein
The under half of the hill near Bozen is covered with wine farms such
as the famous St. Magdalener.
Different kinds of dumplings, hams, cheese, apples, chestnuts and
Liquors are also to enjoy.
In Bozen you will hear Italian also but german is spoken here on the
East view from Oberbozen with Rosengarten (middle right, 2981m) on the
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