In Italy there are incredible and wonderful places with a lot of history. In particular, in the Trentino area there is one of the most characteristic refuges of Europe. It is the Sancturay of St Romedio In Val di Non, a mangnificent example of classic Christian art from the Middle Ages, built on top of a spur of rocks 700 meter high. This place is...

The breathtaking region of Alto Adige is a crown jewel of Italy, but a hidden gem still undiscovered by many Americans travelers. With is stunning mountains, vast green valleys, and fascinating combination of Alpine and Mediterranean cultures, however, Alto Adige offers much to explore all year long. Also known as South Tyrol, Alto Adige is Italy’s...

Land of the most beautiful and envied mountains in the world, Trentino-Alto Adige is both the northermost and the most mountainous region of the Belpaese and one of the least densely populated. Its territory has an unique and precious environment, where ancient castles, majestic mountains, green valleys and fairy villages alternate views that barel...

As summer turns into fall, Italy’s harvest season begins. Experiencing it in first person, be it olive picking, grape picking or apple picking, is a wonderful opportunity to go hyperlocal and to immerse yourself in longstanding rituals that are still a way of life in some parts of the country. The olive harvest and the vendemmia are the most popula...

Around 5 years ago, we packed our bags from San Francisco, and moved sight unseen in a small town close to Trento, Italy —and obviously, our life changed completely. We’re now fully immersed in nature every single day, are on the lake every day in summer, have great healthcare, ski quite often, our kids go to awesome schools, and we are all general...

Before she moved to Italy’s Val di Non, Silvia Tadiello didn't even know that Groppello di Revò existed. However, this obscure - to most - red wine produced in Val di Non, a mountain valley located in north-western Trentino, soon conquered her taste buds - and her heart.  “I started investigating this little-known indigenous vine and discovered bea...

The must-visit list of Trentino Alto Adige can never be exhaustive. The natural and artistic beauties are endless. Below, we have selected 10 of the unmissable places in this spectacular region. 10.Trento Trento has Roman origins, of which it preserves evidence in its subsoil. It has a particular history, made of clashes for its dominance. The city...

At first glance, the foods of Trentino-Alto Adige aren't usually recognizable to outsiders – some of the names don't even sound stereotypically Italian. The northeast region, home to the majestic Dolomites, borders Austria and here, German is the mother tongue – but these foods and recipes are just as Italian as Parmigiano-Reggiano. Speck is the be...

Imagine a tree that has lived for 2,000 years, a tree we can see and touch today and that was already here when the world as we know it today didn’t exist.  Such a tree, or actually, three of them, can be found in the Val d’Ultimo of South Tyrol, an enchanted valley near Merano in northern Italy, a traditional Tyrolean valley with ancient farms, gr...

San Genesio is a sunny panoramic terrace quickly reached from Bolzano via the road of the same name or by public transport (bus or cable car). In spring, you can admire the crocuses in bloom; in summer, you can rest from the city's heat and enjoy the coolness in the shade of a larch tree; in autumn, the landscape is full of colours. In winter, ever...