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Giovane Europa

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via Torre Vanga 9
Trento, Dolomites, Italy
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New International Youth Hostel "Giovane Europa" of Trento is situated in a newly restored building, very close to the railway and the bus station: It has a favorable position because of its location near the city-centre only two minutes walk from the famous Chatedral's square with the gorgeous Neptune fountain. This symbol has been also reproduced on the picture of the Youth Hostel. Tridentum, ancient door of Europe, has always had among its peculiar features a genuine hospitality, typical of mountain people and the Youth Hostel "Giovane Europa" expresses well and truly this spirit. The house is property of the town council but it is managed by experts in young tourism with social valiancy and wants to transmit the guest a quiet and peaceful atmosphere in order to help him with every kind of necessity of modern traveler. The tradition of Trento hospitality, together with all welcome services, who’s this house has equipped, will make your holiday in Trento...if it's possible, more beautiful. Trento is situated between the Lake Garda and the Dolomites, with Venice and Verona to the south and Bolzano and Innsbruck to the north, this city is a Renaissance jewel in the heart of the Alps. Bridge between Italian and Central European culture, Trento preserves in its entire monument such as Buonconsiglio Castle, Cathedral of S. Vigilio and the fresco facades of several mansions, the Renaissance sign, that here was developed thanks to the contribution of the Princes’ Bishops that made Trento the seat of the Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church in the 16th century. Other architectonic styles enrich the city such as the medieval and the baroque and traces of the ancient Roman town of Tridentum, which nowadays can be discovered by visitors much more than in the past. Many events animate the city, its palaces, the squares and the streets of the centre, that become scenery for important exhibitions, shows, traditional entertainments and typical markets, the most famous is the Christmas Market, which underlines the dimension of "alpine city of art". The mountain culture is especially present in the city during the International Mountain Film festival Exploration Adventure "City of Trento", which is held every year between May and June Towards the end of spring the city centre is transformed into a great garden with real artistic floral works. In June, the Renaissance and Medieval traditions revive with parades and costume challenges of the City Festivities. Apples, small fruits, walnuts, chestnuts, honey, cheese, mushrooms but above all, the famous top quality of wines together with grappas and spumanti make Trento renowned among all gourmets. THE SERVICE -open all year round The International Youth Hostel offers you. Accommodation: 32 rooms from one to six bed places, all have private toilet and shower, telephone, some of them with panoramic terrace and solarium, lift, facilities for handicapped person, multilingual reception. Counter laundry service. Restaurant with table-service, Mediterranean cuisine, vegetarian or vegan cuisine, bar service, coffee-shop. snack bar, pastry. Internet-point and fax-service, credit cards accepted, satellite color-TV, video-projector, maxi screen, Dolby surround system. Reading-room, automatic snack bar, special family-packages, discounts for families and group; organization of orchestras concerts, chorus and musical bands, organization of twinning and sporting retreats. THE RECEPTION: The office is open from Monday to Sunday, from 8.00 to 22.00. Check-in: from 15.00 to 22.00 Check-out: 10.00 OPTION: 8.00-18.00 If your arrive can't be possible before 18.00, phone at the reception to confirm your arrive at the Hostel before that time, so you will be sure to have the room that you've booked.