Trentino Alto Adige is synonymous with the Dolomites, the most evocative mountains of the entire alpine arc. Between snow-capped peaks, rocky walls, dense forests, lakes and green valleys, the landscape is a continuous alternation of breathtaking scenery, halfway between southern and northern Europe. A leading tourist resort for those who love winter sports – hundreds of kilometres of slopes, state-of-the-art facilities and services – Trentino Alto Adige also offers many cultural destinations, such as castles, hamlets and sanctuaries, as well as several exclusive spas.
Being a predominantly mountainous territory, Trentino Alto Adige presents characteristics typical of the continental climate, with variations according to altitude.
The traditional cuisine of Trentino Alto Adige is based on simple but rich dishes, prepared with the products of its local agriculture. The most famous speciality is undoubtedly the speck, while also leading the charge are dumplings and polenta, seasoned with meat sauces, cheese or mushrooms. Other typical dishes are barley soups, bean or mushroom soups and stewed meat such as goat and venison.