Why You Should Visit Trento, Italy

Trento, Italy
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Trento is a small city in South Tyrol in the north of Italy that has a fascinating cultural crossover with Austria, as well as some amazing mountain ranges and swimming lakes. Here are three reasons why you should visit Trento.


The Dolomites are some of the most spectacular mountains in Europe, with a very distinctive geology that makes them stand out in their jaggedness and steepness against the alpine meadows beneath them. They are also a relatively accessible mountain range for non-technical hikers and have wildlife such as wolves and bears to look out for.

Swimming lakes

Lake Garda is a very popular destination with tourists as it has beautiful scenery. People are able to swim there in the warmer months and there are some excellent restaurants around its edge. The less popular but perhaps even more stunning Lake Molveno is a short drive from Trento and is overlooked by the Brenta Dolomites, which are within walking distance form the town of Molveno.

The city of Trento

The city of Trento is well worth a trip to the center as it has lots of interesting architecture and museums to visit. The main piazzas have lots of restaurants to offer and allow you to soak up the nighttime ambiance of an Italian city.