Curiosity and insights on the Dolomites of Trentino, South Tyrol, Bellunese and Friuli
This is the greatest fortified building not in an urban area in the whole Trentino. It has been the protagonist of many battles such as the Calliano one in 1487 and inspired many legends.
The Pietra Castle lies on a rocky spur under the close Pale di San Martino, and it is the only castle in the Primiero area.
It has been fief of the bishops of Feltre and residence of the
Dated back to 1300, the castle had been modified by Venetians but still keeps its original medieval aspect.
After many years of restorations, the castle houses the Italian Historical War
Sabbionara d'Avio Castle
This castle is one of the most well-known in Trentino, and, already mentioned in a document of the XIII century, it certainly has ancient origins. The first owners were the feudal lords of
Wine and food tour in Trentino
Trentino is a land having a lot to offer from the point of view of wine and food. Lakes, valleys and mountains hide in fact delicious treasures. Produce of the land, genuine fragrances and
Trentino old flavours
Since always people think mountain cuisine to be poor in taste and aspect, but in fact it is nourishing and essential too. There are several ways to cook Trentino dishes, from canederli to
Trentino typical products
When you talk about Trentino, the first thing you certainly remind of is the apple, symbol of this region. However, you cannot forget the many other products that this land offers, such as red
Marzemino was called "Mozart's wine", since the musician quoted it in his Don Juan, but this is a too limiting description for one of the oldest wines of Italy, since it would be more proper
The origin of Trentino Lakes
Trentino Lakes has been considered a little ocean in the heart of the Dolomites.
The origin of these basins, which represented an oasis in a desert of rocks for hunters, is in the Quaternary
Mart: Museum of modern and contemporary art of Trento and Rovereto
The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, MART, came into being in 1987 as an independently administered body of the Autonomous Province of Trento. The MART comprises
Cross-country skiing in Rovereto and on the Brentonico Plateau
From Rovereto you can easily reach the Brentonico Plateau, a ski area with trails of every level for both Alpine and cross-country skiing, favourite destination for beginners, but also for pro
Itineraries of Art and History
The words with which Dante, in 1303, described the landslide he saw near Rovereto, while he was staying at Castelbarco's, are certainly the most well-known words of praise to the beauty of
Dante in Rovereto
Certainly, Rovereto was well-known since ancient time for the beauty and suggestion of its architectures, porticos, narrow medieval streets, squares, buildings.
Of course, curing his stay,
Historical squares and buildings of Rovereto
If from via della Terra you move towards piazza San Marco and via Rialto, as you can easily understand from the names, you will enter the "Venetian" town. Here you can admire the wide façade
The fossils of Monte Baldo in Rovereto
The whole area of Rovereto, and in particular the plateau of Brentonico and the northern side of Mount Baldo chain, are very interesting from the point of view palaeontology.
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