The apple blossom season is the absolute highlight of spring in South Tyrol. Between the end of March and beginning of May, the apple blossom transforms the region’s orchards into a pink and white sea of colour.
Water flows through the irrigation channels
. Buzzing bees pollinate the blossoms. Birds twitter in the sunshine. Nature welcomes you for long walks.
Depending on the location, temperature, altitude and apple variety, the apple blossom season begins between the end of March and the end of April. Starting in the lowlands, day by day the blossom drifts further towards Merano/Meran and then into the Vinschgau/Val Venosta valley.
In Dorf Tirol/Tirolo, the blossom starts to bloom at the lower levels on the outskirts of Merano around a week earlier than at the higher altitude of the Hochmuth cable car valley station. This means that it is often possible to enjoy the blossom for longer than in other areas.
Depending on the weather conditions, the blossom lasts for around 2 weeks, although this may be shorter if there is heavy rainfall or strong winds. By the second week in May at the latest, the magical carpet of blossoms is gone.