Surroundings and Leisure
Within half an hour of Rovereto: Lake Garda and its sporting options (swimming, diving, sailing, surfing, biking, trekking, horse riding, golfing), health spas, fish cuisine and lakeside walks ; amusement parks at Garda (Gardaland, Canevaworld) ; the thermal baths of Comano and Levico; walks on the plateaus of Folgaria, Lavarone, Luserna, Brentonico, Polsa and San Valentino; the traditional family-run farm taverns in Valpolicella. Valpolicella is a land of rolling hills and ancient villas, where there is a rich tradition of Amarone del Recioto and truffles and many opportunities to taste the classic and well known Valpolicella wine and visit its historical cellars.
Within 45 mins of Roverto you will find Alto Adige with its long tradition of hospitality and warm welcomes. Worthwhile visits include Bolzano, Renon, Merano, Bressanone; alpine skiing and summer hiking or climbing in Val Gardena (Ortisei and Selva Gardena) and Val Badia (Corvara and San Cassiano all'Armentarola); the best wineries in Italy in Termeno at Apiano (Sanct Valentin), in Cornaiano (possibly accompanied by a wonderful lunch at the local restaurant Markelhoff etc.).
Rovereto is in a strategic position to access the roads leading to the most popular destinations in northern Italy such as: Verona, with its opera season at the Arena, art exhibitions and beautiful piazzas, is half an hour away. Visit Verona's old town for an apéritif, a leisurely stroll or try the Venetian cuisine at some of the wonderful restaurants (such as Ugo, Pompiere, Ciccarelli and Madonna di Cavour Dossobuono).
The enchanting city of Venice is an hour and a half away. The most decadent of modern cities, an open and living museum of archaeology and urban architecture, its squares and ancient alleyways, the biennale of art and architecture, the cinema festival, shopping, café concerts in San Marco square, gondolas, seafood restaurants, Lido and the islands of Murano (lunch at Buco della Torre), Burano and Torcello (dine at Cipriani).
Milan, a hub of global economic activity and a place of culture, universities, services and industry, is two hours away. Theatre and concerts, shopping in the downtown luxury boutiques and top class restaurants can all be enjoyed.