TRENTO ROVERETO


22 May 2018
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Tuesday
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34,2 km
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TRENTO

Roman treasures and Renaissance splendour living side by side in squares, streets and buildings, making every corner a unique wonder. This is Trento, the Alpine capital “par excellence”, which has always been a privileged bridge between Italian culture and Central European tradition thanks to its geographical location. The underground archeological site of Roman Tridentum, the Buonconsiglio Castle and the MUSE, the Science Museum designed by Renzo Piano are only a few examples of the wonderful places you can visit. The city offers also urban trekking itineraries, cycle paths and the 16,3 km long legendary climb Charly Gaul, which leads from Trento to Monte Bondone at 1651 meters of altitude.

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FOOD

Trentino’s cuisine is a melting pot of ingredients and methods, since it is at the junction between two climates and several culinary traditions. A rich local food & wine tradition which pays particular attention to quality and ensures both the purity and authenticity of the raw ingredients.

Autenthic products like trout and char from mountain streams, Extra Vergin Olive Oil from Garda Trentino, organic vegetables, berries, Trentino’s cheese, milk product excellences and cured meat.

WINE

In Trentino, climate, soil and terrain have combined to create one of the great wine-growing regions of Europe. The local wine excellence like Trentodoc Spumante, a metodo classico sparkling wine, and Vino Nosiola, wine variety of Valle dei Laghi, with its derived products can be sipped in the many wineries of the territory. In Trento you can also discover all the food&wine specialties of the region at Palazzo Roccabruna, the Enoteca Provinciale of Trentino.

MAIN SIGHTS

The city of Trento has a lot to offer from a cultural and artistic point of view. You can not miss the underground archeological site of Roman Tridentum, the frescoed façades of the noble sixteenth-century palazzi in the town centre, the Castello del Buonconsiglio, the Science Museum MUSE, San Vigilio Cathedral, the Diocesano Tridentino Museum, the Museo dell’Aeronautica Gianni Caproni, the Piedicastello Galleries and the Galleria Civica of Trento – Mart.

Not far from Trento the beautiful Valle dei Laghi is rich in lakes, ancient villages and medieval castles like Toblino Castle on the omonymous lake, which is surely one of the most romantic and picturesque places in Trentino. 20 minutes far from the city you can also reach Monte Bondone, which offers many possibilities for having fun and doing some sport in nature. At the Conca delle Viote it is also possible to observe the stars thanks to the astronomy observatory and to discover the alpine plant biodiversity at the Viote Alpine Botanic Garden.

The territory also hosts very important sports events like the granfondo Legendary Charly Gaul, which will be held in Trento from 6th to 8th July and is italian stage of the UCI Granfondo World Series, and the Moserissima, the historical bicycle ride of the 7th July in honour of the great champion Francesco Moser.

HISTORY

Inhabitants: 530.000 circa

Origins: roman age

Ancient name: Tridentum

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