The Gailtal Valley and its farmers are famous for producing organic local produce of the highest quality.
The taste of Nassfeld
Embark on a culinary journey of discovery
The Nassfeld region is famous for its food. Indeed, certain products such as Gailtaler Speck (dried bacon), Gailtaler Almkäse (cheese) and Gailtaler Räucherlachs (smoked salmon) have won several awards and are available not only to buy but also to taste in many of the region's huts and restaurants. A number of manufacturers also offer guided tours, giving foodies the chance to discover how these local delicacies are produced.
Strong mountain cheese, freshly smoked dry bacon, smoked salmon from the Gailtal Valley and delicious polenta are just a few of the regional specialties that go back many centuries. Today these traditions have lived on, making Carinthia one of the leading regions in Austria for good homemade food. Visit one of the 25 mountain huts in the region to take the taste test yourself!