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6 Best Things To Do In Val Di Non

Val di Non (Non Valley) is the largest valley in the north west of Trentino Italy and is probably most famous for its ski slopes in the winter as well as its many apple orchards.

Sitting between high mountains and deep gorges it offers some great hiking, cycling, kayaking, lakes and castles to explore during the warmer months.

Here are our top 6 top things to do in Val Di Non Trentino.

1. Lago Di Tovel

Lago Di Tovel is a stunning lake, situated in the Brenta Dolomites in Trentino, Italy.

It sits at a height of 1178m metres and is 0.38 square km. This miracle of nature was formed by a landslide, some 1300 years ago.

There are many hiking trails in the valley that leave from Lago Di Tovel as well as a trail that takes you all the way around the lake. So, if you’re in the mood to walk, you have a few options to choose from.

If you don’t fancy walking, you could always find a nice spot directly opposite the entrance at the naturally formed beach.

Alternatively, on a sunny day you can pack-up a picnic, choose your spot and admire the incredible view of the Dolomites.

Lake Tovel is by far one of the most beautiful lakes in Trentino and it completely took our breath away.

The colours and reflections in Autumn were beautiful!

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Top of the things to do in Val Di Non Trentino has to be this incredible lake

2. Wine Trekking & Tasting

If you didn’t already know, Val Di Non is not only popular for its stunning nature and views. Apples and wine are also a huge part of the local culture.

So, we took a wine tour around a local vineyard and went back to the home of the owners to try a little of their produce.

The trekking idea is a new concept created by the family as a chance to walk the perimeters of the land and see exactly what goes in to creating the wine before tasting it!

We really enjoyed learning about the wine-making process and getting to taste the end result!

This is a great activity and definitely one of the best things to do in Val Di Non, especially for all wine lovers.

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Lauren trekking the vineyards in search of some grapes…
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…and here’s the end result

3. Self-Care & Wellness Retreat

After some long treks or even a days skiing, you’re maybe going to need some well deserved self-care.

Well there’s no better way to looking after your body than some wind-down time at a wellness centre in the Alps.

We spent an evening at Pineta Hotels for some sauna and jacuzzi time, followed by a lovely dinner at their beautiful, homely restaurant.

Enjoying a three course meal with dessert definitely prepared us for the following day of adventures.

This was a really relaxing an enjoyable way to spend an evening and, for us, one of the best things to do in Val Di Non.

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We spent some quality down time at Pineta Hotels Nature Wellness Resort

4. Kayaking

This is an experience we can definitely recommend when looking for things to do in Val Di Non Trentino.

We kayaked through the naturally formed, narrow canyons created by earthquakes years ago. Some were so narrow that you could actually touch both sides of the walls.

There was something so eery, yet beautiful about this trip and it was definitely something we’d never experienced before.

The course took, in total, around 2 hours and finished off by opening out onto the beautiful Noce River that runs through Val Di Non.

This is an exhilarating activity that is a must when visiting this area.

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If you’re into the outdoors definitely add kayaking to your list of things to do in Val Di Non Trentino

5. Stay In A Castle

To get a real feel of Val Di Non and its culture, how about staying in a traditional castle in the middle of town.

We spent two nights at Agritur Ciastel, the renovated medieval castle Castel Casez!

What an awesome and unique experience this was, with stunning rooms and views to match.

The owner was a lovely Italian lady who, of course, had an apple orchard in her garden and made the most delicious breakfast each morning.

Staying in the castle was definitely an experience worthy of flying to Trentino for – even if that was all we did!

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Our traditional room in an old renovated castle

6. Eat Local

If you’re heading to Italy, then you have to try pizza right?

Well that’s the final recommendation on our things to do in Val Di Non Trentino list.

Hotel Casez

No matter what part of the country you’re in, pizza can be found everywhere. And, although we didn’t make it to Naples, it was our first time in the country so for us this was a huge bucket list tick.

We tried the Restaurant Pizzeria Fior di Melo in Hotel Casez who proudly state that it’ gives you the opportunity to taste the very best flavours and delicacies of our extraordinary land’.

Let’s just say, it definitely didn’t disappoint!

We had the most delicious meal at this local restaurant.

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How could we come to Italy and not eat pizza!!

Where To Stay In Val Di Non


Pineta Hotels Nature Wellness Resort

With an indoor swimming pool and wellness centre, Pineta Hotels Nature Wellness Resort is an ideal place to relax.

Surrounded by greenery in Coredo, it is near lakes and mountains. 

Accommodation at Pineta Hotels has wood furniture, satellite TV and a private bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony, while chalets come with fully equipped kitchens. 

Made up of 6 buildings, the Pineta Nature Wellness Resort offers a variety of sports and leisure activities.

These include 2 bowling greens, a children’s playground, and a multifunctional sports field.


Antica Residenza de Poda

Antica Residenza De Poda is set in the quiet village of Flavon, in the Val di Non.

It offers free parking and a buffet breakfast of local specialities. 

As a guest at the De Poda Residenza you have discounts at the restaurant next door. Each morning at breakfast you can enjoy homemade bread and cakes, and a communal kitchen is available for guests’ use. 

Once a noble residence, this family-run B&B is ideal for exploring the valley’s lakes and nature. Lago di Tovel is just 9.3 miles away.


Royal Hotel Paolino

Royal Hotel Paolino has a restaurant, bar, a shared lounge and garden in Cavareno.

This 3-star hotel offers ski storage space and a concierge service.

There is a terrace and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking. 

At the hotel, rooms come with a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. The rooms have a wardrobe. Royal Hotel Paolino offers a continental or buffet breakfast.

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