Things to do in winter when the weather is bad

... or if you simply want to take a break from the ski slopes

It’s not just about skiing. Winter in Trentino offers a range of experiences, immersed in nature, for you and your children. All you need to do is move a few kilometres away, maybe taking advantage of the efficient public transport system, to find yourself in a whole new magical world.

Here your children can play and run about unhindered amongst pieces of artwork, of wood and stone, that can be found in the forest or take part in mysterious treasure hunts in charming castles. Or maybe go ice-skating in a the natural setting of the majestic alpine peaks. The family-friendly activities offered are numerous and are valid alternatives to skiing. Seeing is believing.

An afternoon at the Muse in Trento

Learn how to observe the world like a true scientist: at the Muse in Trento it’s possibile! The activity “Museum with a backpack” offers families with children of ages 6-10 an interactive and engaging tour through the halls of this science museum. In the backpack there’s a practical travel guide.

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San Romedio Sanctuary

The legend of the bear and Saint Romedio has kept Trentino spellbound for a long time. Still today, the homonymous sanctuary is a fascinating place to visit in Val di Non, especially in winter after a heavy snow fall, this hideout is a fairy tale picture. Spirituality and mystery make this sanctuary the most beloved in Trentino.

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Family day out at the museum

More than 200 events to embark on a fantastic journey with the whole family through art, history and science, because museums can be fun. This is the exciting programme of “A museo con mamma e papà”: workshops, guided tours and family activities to fuel the wildest imagination.

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Museo Farmaceutico Foletto

Alembics, pestles and century old utensils: the long tradition of apothecary is on display at Museo Farmaceutico Foletto (Valle di Ledro), a rare insight into the pioneering years of pharmaceutical practices. Inside this time-capsule you can taste medicinal elixirs and concoctions, plus get up close with some original artefacts from the 20th century. A truly hands-on experience that includes guided tours and workshops.

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Ice-skating, what fun!

Another great idea for spending a fun afternoon with your family is ice-skating. In Trentino there are numerous skating rinks, both artificial and natural. The best known ice stadium is the Ice Rink Pinè which offers both an outdoor circuit and a covered area.

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A trip to the pool with the family

In Trentino there are a number of aquatic centres with pools for the little ones and wellness centres and spas for parents, allowing you to relax and enjoy various treatments and therapies all day long.

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