“La strada dei formaggi delle Dolomiti – The cheese route of Dolomites” goes toward the valleys of Primiero, Fassa and Fiemme: to discover every single hide corner of the East Trentino region, characterized by noticeable differences between each other and fascinating landscape. Along the route, we can find companies carefully selected and bound to respect high quality standard concerning dairy products and other traditional dishes.
From Val Canali to Vanoi along the cheese route
The route: we start from the beautiful village of Siror, at the bottom of Pale di San Martino, where you can taste “la carne fumada di Siror – the typical smoked meat of Siror” at Bonelli’s Butcher. You carry on to Tonadico, until you find the didactic route Tonadico-Cimerlo, which takes you to Val Canali, in the flourishing nature of the Paneveggio-Pale di San Matino Natural Park. The park organizes different activities, also in collaboration with the didactic farm “Agritur Dalaip dei Pape” (near Passo Cereda), which grows directly small but precious fruits: raspberry, blueberry, strawberry, blackberry, redcurrant and blackcurrant. Genuine raw materials used to make delicious jam and sauces, that can be eaten together with cheese.
After that, you go back to Primiero valley, for another tempting break at the “Caseificio Sociale di Primiero – the cheese factory of Primiero”. Here you must taste: tosela cheese, the local cheese (Nostrano di Primiero), the honey made by “Apicoltura El Rasabeck” (a local beekeeping) and, during the summer season, the butter of Primiero (Botiro di Primiero di Malga) made with milk coming from the mountain pasture. After that, the route takes you to Vanoi Valley, at Malga Fossernica, a place of peace and tranquility surrounded by vigorous nature, where many events organized by the Ecomuseum of Vanoi take place.
A final natural and delicious snack at “Agritur Maso Santa Romina”, near Zortea and the Calaita lake: don’t forget to taste blueberry, strawberry, blackberry and tea made with herb such as mint, pot marigold, cornflower and stinging nettle and blueberry liqueur.