Rovereto is a lively town of 33,000 inhabitants located in Vallagarina, on the left bank of the Adige River. Its name means "City of the Oak". The name dates back to the Roman toponymy "Roboretum".
There are many reasons and opportunities to visit Rovereto
Rovereto's main attraction is now undoubtedly the Mart: Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, inaugurated in 2002. Designed by arch. Mario Botta, located in Corso Bettini a few hundred meters from the Hotel Rovereto.
The Veneto Castle of Rovereto, houses in its fascinating wrappings the Italian Historical Museum of War with one of the most important collections of weapons in Italy. It is worth a visit even only for the place where it is located.
The Civic Museum collects botanical, naturalistic and mineralogical collections. Remarkable the collection of finds of Magna Grecia donated to the city of the archaeologist Paolo Orsi.
The monumental Bell of Peace, the Military Sacrarium of Castel Dante and the fascinating Hermitage of San Colombano are also worth a visit.
There are numerous events held in Rovereto during the year from the most famous festivals such as "Oriente Occidente" (contemporary dance).
The surroundings of Rovereto are of considerable interest. From the right adige, queen of viticulture, where there are some of the best wineries in Trentino. The Folgaria Plateau, with its increasingly successful ski carousel is only 20 minutes away. Lake Garda is 16 km away. The Brentonico Plateau, a destination for naturalists from all over the world. And the Val di Gresta, known for its organic farming.
Many places can be reached by bicycle, Rovereto in fact boasts a bike path that starts directly from the historic center and goes to Trento and Riva del Garda.
Rovereto is also surrounded by a magnificent nature made of mountains, lakes, paths and rivers.
Here are some insights for which we refer you to the website of the Rovereto Tourist Board, which has a very well done site: