Wellness holidays in Italy: Trentino Alto Adige
Nowadays wellness holidays are becoming more and more popular; in fact, people need to take a break from the frenetic pace of everyday life, and increasingly often decide to spend a week or only a weekend indulging themselves with relaxation and body care.
In Italy there are many tourist destinations specialized in wellness holidays, even thanks to the many thermal baths near which high-quality accommodation have arisen.
For instance, you can find many good spas in some Italian regions like Emilia Romagna, Tuscany (well-known are the towns of Bagni di Lucca and Montecatini) and Veneto (near Padova there are for example Abano Terme and Montegrotto Terme).
Wellness, photo by Stefan Heinisch
However, an Italian region that in the recent years have invested a lot in wellness tourism is doubtless the region of Trentino Alto Adige, one of the most important tourist destinations in Italy. This region is able to offer many tourist attractions both in summer and in winter; mountain lovers, for example, appreciate its beautiful ski slopes during winter, but can also enjoy its wonderful landscapes and the excellent cuisine, and also some beautiful cities like Trento and Bolzano during the other seasons.
One of the most appreciated aspects of Trentino Alto Adige as a tourist destination is the excellent sense of hospitality reflected in the quality of the facilities offered to the customers.
There are many accommodation here that offer wellness facilities like the Hotel Corona in Andalo; the importance of wellness tourism can be observed also in Vita Nova, a Consortium that brings together high-end hotels and resorts that offer wellness facilities and seek to maintain particular high quality standards.
In Trentino Alto Adige, in fact, they pay much attention to the quality of tourist services; besides, a characteristic of these establishments is the cooperation between them, in order to offer customers integrated tourist products, that could better satisfy their needs.
Wellness, photo by Hermine Kurz
You can so easily find vacation packages that include different services: the accommodation of course, but also spa treatments, traditional or more innovative heath treaments, and other activities. You should not forget that this region is famous for its sports activities, so many hotels offer tourist packages that put together wellness treatments with this kind of activities.
Many of the hotels in Trentino that offer spa facilities are in mountain areas, so it is possible to combine relaxation with the discovery of the wonderful Dolomiti, part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
You can also find many wellness centres in the towns near Lake Garda like Terme di Comano and Valsugana-Levico Terme; here spa treatments are combined with the thermal ones, succeeding in improving your psycho-physical well-being.
If you are thinking of a wellness holiday in Italy, and in particular in Trentino, you can look at their tourist portal http://www.visittrentino.it/en, from which you can get a good idea for a theme vacation in this wonderful region.