Il Trenino dei Castelli (Castle train trip)
Take part in a foodie tour with a Trentino flavour
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TAKE PART IN A FOODIE TOUR WITH A TRENTINO FLAVOUR
ORIGINAL: you travel by train
WONDERFUL: you visit 4 castles in one day!
TASTY: each stop invites you to taste local products
The «Il Trenino dei Castelli» will depart from Trento and take you on a magical discovery through the historical castles, the local treasures of art and culture, and allow you to indulge in some delicious local food and fine Trentino wines.
Everybody on board! The «Il Trenino dei Castelli» tour begins at the Trento railway station and takes you on a journey along Val di Non and Val di Sole. Breakfast is served on board and you will enjoy a tasty breakfast of fruits and local dairy products offered by Melinda and Latte Trento. You will then discover four perfectly preserved castles while learning more about the incredible history and the typical flavors in this corner of Trentino.
After the train reaches Malè, the heart of Val di Sole, the tour winds through the panoramic CASTEL SAN MICHELE in Ossana and the fascinating CASTEL CALDES in Caldes. You will be welcomed with a banquet of typical products brought together by the consortium «Strada della Mela». Lunch will be accompanied with sparkling and still wines offered by the winery Cantina Rotari Mezzacorona. The journey continues through the orchards surrounding the octagonal building of CASTEL VALER (open to the public for this special occasion), and we will arrive at the last stage of our journey, CASTEL THUN. Castel Thun is the most important castle in the area, with its eight towers and magnificent interiors.
FROM APRIL 20TH TO SEPTEMBER 14TH 2019
EXCEPT SATURDAY 27TH APRIL AND SATURDAY 15TH JUNE
Accompanied by expert tour guides, this adventure will unfold to be a fascinating trip into the history and art held within the Castles San Michele and Caldes in the Val di Sole, stretching to the private mansion of Castel Valer and the majestic Thun Castle in the Val di Non. In between visits the passengers will have the chance to enjoy a healthy breakfast offered by Melinda and Latte Trento, a banquet of typical products brought together by the consortium «Strada della Mela», wines and bubbles hosted by the Cantina Rotari Mezzacorona estates, and to round up the tasting, an infusion of medicinal herbs to sip while enjoying the beautiful lights and hues of a sunset in the unique setting of an antique castle.
SUNDAY JUNE 2ND, JULY 28TH, AUGUST 25TH, SEPTEMBER 8TH
The Castle Route Train winks this year at children, who for four Sundays are offered discounted tickets. Each castle proposes amazing events: workshops, animated stories and a treasure hunt for the whole family.
|Meet up in Trento at the Trento-Malé station||Train departs||Arrive at the Mezzana station and travel on by coach||Visit at the castles San Michele, Caldes, Valer, Thun with a lunch curate by Strada della Mela||Scheduled return to Trento|
|€ 66,00||full price|
|€ 59,00||owners of TRENTINO GUEST CARD VAL DI SOLE OPPORTUNITY|
|€ 56,00||passenger under 16 years|
|FREE||children 0-4 years|
|€ 13,00||FAMILY SPECIAL children 4-12 years|
this is compulsory and can be made (subject to availability) with:
AGENZIA VIAGGI GUIDAVACANZE
Tel. +39 0463 423002 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday - Friday: 09:00-19:00, Sunday: 9:00-12:00
We advise all guests to wear comfortable shoes and clothing. The castles can only be reached on foot. Guests can park their cars at no extra charge for the whole day within the parking bays in front of the Trento-Malé railway station in Trento. Those guests sojourning in Val di Non and Val di Sole can opt to join the tour by boarding the train at Cles railway station or in Malé.
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