All Saints short break in Trentino
Planning for your autumn break? Here are a few suggestions for a trip into nature or to the city
You can choose between the peace and tranquillity of our woodlands or a carefree stroll through the city, popping into exhibitions and museums, enjoying an aperitif and the fine cuisine.
If you want to make the most of the All Saints bank holiday weekend, which this year is unusually long as it starts on Thursday 1st November, and soak in the autumn atmosphere before the winter sets in, you could even spend some time at a wellness centre or organise a long break with the entire family.
Here are some original ideas for a truly golden autumn break.
The best exhibitions
Want to learn about the cities of Trentino? Of course, you can take a stroll and admire piazzas and palazzos, go shopping or maybe enjoy an aperitif in the afternoon sunshine, but there’s also plenty of art and culture to be explored. The musems of Trento and Rovereto have organised a range of exhibitions, opened since the summer: you can find pout more about the human genome at the MUSE museum in Trento, visit exhibitions of antique works of art at Buonconsiglio Castle or maybe explore the latest frontiers of contemporary art at the MART gallery in Rovereto.
A tasty autumn in the Dolomites
Make sure you don’t miss one of the most characteristic festivals of the autumn in Comano, the “Sagra della Ciuiga”. Bet you’re wondering what we’re talking about. Well then, come and find out about this local cured sausage, made from pork and turnips and part of the “Slow Food” movement, and its culinary versatility in local dishes. Make it a date in San Lorenzo in Banale, gateway to the Brenta Dolomites, from 1-4 November.
Instaplace: the Hermitage of San Colombano
If you like taking pictures, then Rovereto can offer a range of interesting angles and views. From the cupola of the MART museum to the Venetian piazzas in the old city centre and the views across the Leno torrent. Buti f you’re willing to leave the city behind and take the road towards Trambileno, then make sure you get that unique shot of the Hermitage of San Colombano, almost indiscernible against the rock.
This year the chestnut harvest will be celebrated towards the end of October in many areas. If you’re around, make sure you stop off at the chestnut groves of Castione di Brentonico or in the Valsugana, at Roncegno Terme. Crisp air, roast chestnuts, entertainment for all, chestnut pastries and a festive atmosphere!
Just for you… a moment of well-being
Not just one, but seven ideas for those who wish to celebrate the autumn by treating themselves to a break in a wellness centre. We’ve selected a number of hotels and centres, giving priority to those that offer activities in contact with nature, such as barefoot trails, peaceful walks through the perfumes and colours of the woods, bioenergetic therapies, yoga sessions…
The Lake Garda gourmet experience
From the 2nd to the 4th of November, the town of Rive del Garda will come alive thanks to the “Garda con Gusto” event. Indeed, the local extra-virgin olive oil, “carne salada”, the broccoli of Torbole and the plums of Dro will all take centre stage and make up the main ingredients in a range of award-winning international recipes. Then of course, there’s the “Eat Theatre”, special guests and the Social Food Experience.