Shopping in the Italian Alps: beauty, design and tradition
A journey to discover the local artisan gems in Trentino
For those visiting for the first time, Trento may seem a place where the passing of time has been kind, as if the clocks stopped to preserve the colourful frescoes on the palaces and the good way of life. But if you take a closer look, peeking through the archways, walking slowly along the cobbled lanes or around the regenerated area of Albere, you will reveal the double-act of this extraordinary region: artisan workshops next to ateliers, where heritage meets design and young entrepreneurship is testament to contemporary taste. A marriage of tradition and innovation. Here is our guide to shopping in Trentino, a captivating mix of modern flair and local artisan products.