||Trento is situated
190 metres altitude on the flat ground of the Adige river
Valley, in the heart of the great itineraries between the lake
Garda and the Dolomites, between Venice-Verona and
Bolzano-Innsbruck. It is dominated by the nearby Bondone
(2.170 m.) and Paganella Mounts(2.125 m.).
It was a roman town of some importance (Tridentum) and after
Goth, Lombard and Carolingian rule it passed in year 1027 from
Emperor Conrad the Salic to the Bishop Princes. Though
established as a satellite state of the Germanic Empire, it
always had a certain independence.
The "Council of
Trento" was held here from the year 1545 to year 1563 by
the Catholic Church in an attempt to curb the rapid progress
of Martin Luther's Reformation. The Bishop Princes rule lasted
until year 1801.
Trento is the ideal town for few days among museums and
expositions, castles and sanctuaries, wine cellars and typical
restaurants, archaeological, historical and naturalistic
journay. Trento is also the ideal starting point for day trips
to famous towns and cities or simply out into the countryside.
is a town in the North Italy Alpine Region, on the freeway/railway
that connects Verona to Innsbruck and München. Verona is the
nearest airport. It is connected by daily flights with London,
Paris, München, Rome and many other cities. Milano International Airports are alternative possibilities. Buses
connect the Airport of Verona to Trento. Frequent trains
connect Milano, Venezia, Bologna to Trento through Verona.