Slow Food in Carinthia

Last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 06:49 am

Austria’s southern province Carinthia invites visitors on a tasty trip into the Gail and Lesach valleys.

The Gailtal and Lesachtal valleys are a Slow Food travel region and this summer 24 culinary experts from various disciplines will provide insights into their craft. Visitors can look around their workplaces and participate in courses.

Speck from Carinthia
Cured ham from Carinthia
© ARGE Slow Food Travel | Wolfgang Hummer

They can choose between cooking with slow-food chefs, baking bread, making cheese, kneading Carinthian cheese noodles, brewing beer or stirring polenta from the white Gailtaler country corn.

The experiences can be booked on certain dates for a limited number of participants. Those who want to take more time can choose from different packages with overnight stays.

The Slow Food Hiking Week with six nights in a three-star hotel and five culinary hikes, for example, costs from 898 Euros per person.

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