The rivers rushing down from the glaciers above have carved the stony profile of Trentino Alto Adige, sculpting the places of this border region graced with an Italian soul and the crisp bracing air of Germany and Austria.
The Dolomite Mountains dominate a breathtaking landscape of forest and valleys, crossed by roaring, impetuous rivers and soothed by the languid tranquility of mountain lakes. But this region has more than majestic wilderness, it is also a territory full of history and culture.
Clustering in the stony peaks, the borghi glimmer like alpine stars, clinging to the rocky heights or resting in lush valleys: from Trento, with its palaces dedicated to the Catholic Council, to rigorous Bolzano, where street signs are in both German and Italian, to the winding ancient streets of Merano, with its romantic “Via dei Portici”, (the Street of Archways) to explore hand in hand with that special someone.
Trentino Alto Adige is famous for its natural parks: the Selva della Val Gardena, the Parco Nazionale della Val di Non, and best of all, the Giardini Castel Traumansdorff, “the most beautiful garden in Italy” a spectacular triumph of nature, with plants from every corner of the globe.
Trentino is a place to discover and explore, with long walks in the clean mountain air, and long days of skiing on the superb white powder slopes. Summer here is divine, but winter is not to be missed, with the marvelous atmosphere of the traditional Christmas markets, where you can find handcrafted goods and Christmas decorations, as well as wonderful authentic food and organic mountain herb teas, perfect to keep you warm all winter long.