Piazza Duomo and the Fountain of Neptune
Nestled among its beautiful mountains, Trento boasts a thousand-year history and has been able to preserve its ancient splendour over time.
Rich in museums and cultural sites, Trento is a charming alpine city where art and culture meet beautiful landscapes and unspoiled nature. Among its museums are the MUSE - Science Museum of Trento designed by Renzo Piano, the Buonconsiglio Castle, the Underground Archaeological Space Sas that is the ancient Roman city of Tridentum, the Basilica Paleocristiana located in the subsoil of the San Vigilio Cathedral, the Diocesan Museum Tridentino, the Civic Gallery of Trento - Mart, the Galleries of Piedicastello, the Aviation Museum Gianni Caproni and many others.
Trento proudly hosts international festivals and events, such as Trento Film Festival, Festival dell’Economia and il Festival dello Sport. History and folklore have their highest expression in historical reenactments in costume such as Feste Vigiliane. Moreover, Trento’s Christmas atmosphere is unique. Crisp air and white snow, a festive enchantment as well as the craft products and flavours of its famous Christmas Market will enrich your special holidays. Do not miss the events “Trento Città del Natale”.
Trento is a perfect destination also for those who love sport and outdoor activities, thanks to the cycle path along Adige River among orchards, vineyards and mountains and the road cycling legendary climbs, like the mythical Charly Gaul climb from Trento to Monte Bondone. Those who love walking can rather rely on 50 kilometers of trails in the woods surrounding the city and urban trekking trails.
Lastly, 0 km products and excellent wines characterise a rich food and wine tradition.
A few kilometers far from Trento and easily accessible from the city, Monte Bondone is a stunning natural setting that offers everything a nature and sport lover could desire: beautiful walks, hiking trails, mountainbike trails, cycling routes, paragliding, activities for kids and families, outdoor games and the possibility to rent bikes and e-bikes.
Highlights of Trento
The fusion between art, history and pan-European cultures is expressed in the numerous palaces, churches, castles and museums that have turned Trento into an artistic and cultural reference point among European capitals.