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Top Choice 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…
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…
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 y…
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. Built over …
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 …
Seafood in Trento

Al Vicoli

This dark, industrial back lane space could be a nightclub and yes, its wine bar kicks on until midnight. But it's the mezzanine restuarant that has the locals talking: its excellent seafood menu, including a subli…
Museum in Trento

Museo Diocesano Tridentino

Sitting across the square from 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…
Museum in Trento

Castello del Buonconsiglio

Guarded by hulking fortifications, Trento's bishop-princes holed up here until Napoleon's arrival in 1801. Behind the walls are the original 13th-century castle, the Castelvecchio, and the Renaissance residence Magn…
Pub Food in Trento

Pedavena

Proudly crowd-pleasing and perennially popular, this sprawling 1920s beer hall (complete with fermenting brew in the corner) serves up the comfort food you'd expect: bratwurst, schnitzel and steaming plates of polen…
Gallery in Trento

Civica

This new city gallery project space is the current Trento campus of MART (Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto) and focusses on 20th-century and contemporary art of the region. It's a beautiful…