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Historical Walk Toward Piazza Duomo

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Do you fancy a walk in Trento?
Here is a path that will let you appreciate various historical places of the city.

You start from the Castle of Buonconsiglio (erected around 1200 D.C. and for five hundred years was the seat of the Government of the Princes and of the Diocese - considerable in particular the famous frescoes in Torre dell'Aquila).

Continue on via Bernardo Clesio, skirting the rampart wall of the Castle, until you reach the medieval tower, Torre Verde.

You continue along via del Suffragio (along the road, note the seventeenth-century Palazzo Trautmannsdorf and Palazzo del Monte, with frescoes depicting the Labors of Hercules) and then along via Antonio Manci anciently called "Via Lunga", with numerous palaces (including Palazzo Salvadori, Palazzo Saracini, Palazzo Trentini and Palazzo Galasso).

To admire, along the path, are Mirana Tower and the Church of S. Francis Xavier. Through via Belenzani (unique various painted facades, especially those of Palazzo Thun, facing Palazzo Geremia and Palazzo Alberti Colico) you will arrive in Piazza Duomo (adorned with frescoes of Balduini Palace, of the Houses of Rella and the Fontana del Nettuno and, on the opposite side, bounded by the early christian Cathedral of San Vigilio and Palazzo Pretorio, today the seat of the Diocesan Museum).