Trentino: It is a mainly mountainous province, rich in rivers, torrents and numerous lakes, clusters and chains of mountains of singular beauty, divided in two by the valley of the river Adige.Many alpine valleys. The principle lakes are those of Garda, Caldonazzo, Tovel and Ledro. Three natural parks, Adamello-Brenta, Paneveggio-Pale of S. Martino and Stelvio conserve the typical species of animals and vegetation of the alpine environment including even the bear.
Alto Adige: Alto Adige (South Tyrol), the most northern province of Italy, in the heart of the alpine circle, has a surface area of 7,400 sq. km. With valleys and mountains following each other, its landscape presents a varied aspect, from the mountainous zone of Ortles (Solda, Trafori, Val Martello) to the polling peaks of the Dolomites and to the porphyry walls of Bassa Atesina. A dominant and majestic scene of the Altoatesine Alps is constituted by the Dolomites that owe their name to the particular calcareous rock of which they are compounded. A third of the Altoatesino territory is protected under a landscape and environmental profile.
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Trentino Alto Adige is a land of castles, mountains, with the wonderful Dolomites, skiiing areas, alpine valleys, so lots of hiking possibilities, there are also lots of cycling paths everywhere. The main cities are Trento and Bolzano, other towns of interest are Merano, Rovereto.
Neighbor regions/States: Borders with Austria
(region Tyrol)and Switzerland
are not far away, you can also easily reach Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet, Milan and Venice are about four hours by train.
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