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Top Choice Museum in Trento

MUSE

A stunning new architectural work, care of Renzo Piano, houses this 21st-century science museum and cleverly echoes the local landscape. Curatorially, the museum typifies the city's brainy inquisitiveness, with high…
Top Choice Gastronomic in Trento

Locanda Margon

The Lunelli family who make Trento's Ferrari sparkling wines are also responsible for this gourmet eyrie perched among the vines in the Brenta Dolomites foothills. It's a thrilling drive up and a rather heady experi…
Top Choice Trentino in Trento

Osteria a le Due Spade

You usually have to book ahead to secure a table at this tiny, vaulted place, but it's always worth braving the heavy door and drapes to see if they have a spare spot. The kitchen here really celebrates the local as…
Top Choice Trentino in Trento

Ai Tre Garofani

While the low-beamed ceiling and deep drapery give a traditional vibe, the staff here deliver a dining experience full of new ideas and local flavours. Diners are welcomed with an amuse-bouche (perhaps a deer-and-yo…
Top Choice Gallery in Trento

Civica

This city gallery–project space is the current Trento campus of MART (Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto) and focuses on 20th-century and contemporary art, architecture and design of the regi…
Gastronomy in Trento

Scrigno del Duomo

Trento's culinary and social epicentre is discreetly housed in a building dating back to the 1200s. For degustation dining take the stairs down to the formal restaurant, with its glassed-in Roman-era cellar. Or stay…
Museum in Trento

Museo Diocesano Tridentino

Sitting alongside the duomo, this former bishop's residence dates from the 11th century. It now houses one of Italy's most important ecclesiastical collections with enormous documentary paintings of the Council of T…
Historic Building in Trento

Villa Margon

Built by a Venetian family as a summer house in the 1540s, Villa Margon is one of the most beautiful historic sites in Trentino. Frescoes documenting the life of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V line a series of recepti…
Cathedral in Trento

Duomo

Once host to the Council of Trent, this dimly lit Romanesque cathedral displays fragments of medieval frescoes inside its transepts. Two colonnaded stairways flank the nave, leading, it seems, to heaven. Below is a …
Modern Italian in Trento

Moki

A warren of bright white rooms, welcoming staff, new ideas and a stack of great magazines make Moki a perfect choice for breakfast, lunch or an aperitivo (if there's a bottle of the pink Revi Trento DOC open, don't …