Trentino-Alto Adige’s fusion of Latin and Germanic cultures is evident in its architecture and gastronomy. From the Dolomites to the shores of Lake Garda, this region is Italy’s next hot destination

Go for this: Comparing and contrasting the culturally rich cities of Trento (Italian and Renaissance) and Bolzano (Austrian and Gothic)
But try this: Skiing the Dolomites—especially Madonna di Campiglio—while enjoying a fabulous selection of Italian or Austrian inspired dishes and wines between runs
Favorite hotels: Miramonti Hotel (Avelengo), Castel Fragsburg and Hotel and Spa Rosa Alpina (Alto Adige)
Favorite guest experience: Experiencing the food and wine trails around Lake Garda by mountain bike
Foods: Canederli, speck, apfelküchel
Wine: Pinot Grigio, Lagrein, Gewurtzaminer
Best time to visit: September-April; winter for skiing