Val di Non and its surroundings
Val di Non in Trentino is a land rich in history and culture, an ideal location for a trip or a holiday.
Find out what to see in Val di Non...
A rich collection of the main groups of roses, the plants which over the centuries have held their supremacy among the gardens of the Western world. The rose garden is organised into uniform groups of roses alongside perennial plants, shrubs and creepers. From the rose garden, the views spread out across the vast landscape and the mountains of Alta Anaunia to the Adamello Brenta park and the Maddalene range.
Tovel and other lakes
Val di Non is one of the areas of Trentino with the most water courses and enchanting lakes. Real natural jewels set in dream-like settings, such as Lake Tovel, immersed in the Adamello Brenta Natural Park, and others like Santa Giustina which are important evidence of human activity on the environment.
Adamello Brenta Park
An extremely varied environment where woods, meadows, rocky environments and even glaciers can be found. Thanks to the wide variety of environments in its territory this park hosts an extraordinary wealth of flora and fauna. The symbol of the park is the brown bear. Foxes, beech-martens, martens, stoats, chamois, rock goats and mouflons are very common; there are also squirrels, marmots, hares and a wide variety of birds.
A mountain pass that geographically separates Trentino from Alto Adige and that is accessible from the steepest cable railway in Europe: the Mendola funicular railway. It has healthy air and an enormous variety of tourist paths, mountain bike tracks and bridle paths.
Recognised by UNESCO World Heritage, the Brenta Dolomites are unique mountains because of their special geological conformation which gives them spectacular shapes and colours. If you are looking for the silence and perfume of nature and want to dive into the natural breathtaking view, you have reached your destination...
The Maddalene range
A characteristic mountain range in Trentino, it is suitable for excursions and trekking. The paths that from the bottom of the valley lead to the Alpine huts, the natural lakes and the mountain peaks are all well marked. This is the ideal part of the valley for downhill skiing in winter.
Canyons of Val di Non
A natural scene of unbeatable beauty.... Waterfalls with crystalline water tens of metres tall, narrow passages carved in the rock, obscure and mysterious gorges at the crest of deep ravines, fossils, potholes, stalactites and stalagmites.... these fantastic natural spectacles, which were inaccessible for centuries, have been recently rediscovered and can now be accessed via footbridges and ladders with specialist tour guides.
Thun and other castles
Hidden among thick woods or facing immense expanses of apple orchards, Val di Non is the area of Trentino with the highest number of castles and noble residences. The best known is Castel Thun, one of the most important museum complexes in the whole of the Alps and the detached site of the famous Buonconsiglio Castle in Trento.
San Romedio Sanctuary
The San Romedio Sanctuary is one of the most characteristic hermitages testifying the Christian faith in Europe and stands on the top of a spur of rock 70 metres tall. It is often also remembered for the fauna area adjacent to the entrance where a brown bear lives half-free.