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10 Things to Do in Trento, Italy

Ishwari Pamu Jul 29, 2019
Nestled along the banks of the River Adige in Northern Italy, this charming city has a long history, beautiful natural sites and some of the most well-preserved century old buildings. Here’s what you can do when you’re in this gem of a city.

Castello del Buonconsiglio

It’s the largest castle in the Trentino Alto Adige region. Admire the Renaissance wall paintings it houses along with the famous Cycle of the Months paintings.

Duomo di Trento

It sits in the center of the old town of Trento and its interiors have some of the most stunning frescoes depicting St. Julian.

The Neptune Fountain

Situated in the heart of the city square, right in front of the duomo, it was sculpted in 1768 by Francesco Antonio Giongo.

Via Belenzani

While strolling through this street, look out for building facades - painted with some of the best historical and mythological motifs, beautiful frescoes and other architectural details.

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Mount Paganella

Come winter, it’s skiing time in Trento. Mount Paganella hosts several ski resorts and offers more than 50 km of ski slopes.

The Village of Mezzano

It’s a 50 minute car drive to reach this tiny and quaint mountain village. Plenty of hiking trails surround the village which are quite fun to explore, if you love the outdoors.

Lake Garda

Admire the magnificent vistas of the lake or enjoy kite boarding, free-climbing, sailing and surfing if you’re a thrill-seeker.

Doss Trento

Take a tour of this small hill which houses a military museum, the mausoleum of Cesare Battisti and an archaeological site.

Mercatini Di Natale

This event is held every Christmas in the Piazza di Fiera and hosts stalls ranging from Christmas decorations, souvenirs and food. If you’re in Trento during Christmas, don’t miss it.

Ferrari Fratelli Lunelli

Tour this amazing winery and taste its iconic collection of wines produced from the best Chardonnay grapes in the region.