4th Symposium on
Search Based Software Engineering
September 28th - 30th, 2012
Riva del Garda | Trento | Italy
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Environs of Riva del Garda

The mountains that surround the town and the lake, offer spectacular views and pleasant walks. For guests who wish to stay longer, attractions that can be visited within a day range from Madonna di Campiglio to Campitello di Fassa to Verona.

20 minutes from Riva del Garda

Castel Toblino. An impressive landscape: a medieval castle surrounded by a small lake among the mountains.

30 minutes from Riva del Garda

Monte Bondone. This is the mountain that you can see just looking west from Trento down town. It can be reached either by bus, by car or by cable-car for hiking, for enjoying the landscape or just for having some traditional food in the local restaurants.

MART (Trento and Rovereto Museum of Modern Art). This is major modern art museum in Rovereto. It hosts ever changing exhibitions.

40 minutes from Riva del Garda

Trento Capital of Trentino, not far from the Dolomites and the numerous lakes that can be found near by, Trento is a city of art that has a strong Renaissance mark, which characterises it for its colours, its buildings and make it unique in the entire Alpine arc. The charming town center Alps can be reached quickly by even the hardest-working conference attendee. Known as the painted city, Trento offers many beautiful buildings within its compact historical center. Some of these were built to accommodate delegates to the Council of Trent (1545-1563). Most of the historical center has little or no traffic. Even brief walks during breaks from the conference are enjoyable. Culinary delights ranging from an cone of Italian ice cream to a multicourse meal can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors.

What to visit in Trento city centre

Palazzo delle Albere. A very suggestive villa, built in Renaissance style, that now hosts a permanent modern art museum. Buonconsiglio Castle. This castle is a "must visit" attraction as it represents the main monument of the city. Duomo. The Duomo of Trento, also known as Saint Vigilius Cathedral is located in the main square of Trento. Museo diocesano tridentino. Next to the Duomo, Palazzo Pretorio host a permanent exhibition. Roman underground ruins. In Piazza Battisti you will find the access to the ruins of the underground ancient Trento built by the Romans. This is actually another city under Trento.

A birdeye view on the piazza Duomo with the Saint Vigilius Cathedral

50 minutes from Riva del Garda

Levico lake and Caldonazzo lake. The lake is a very good place to spend some time and relax, either just walking by or of laying at the lakeside and catch some sun. If you like to practice sport, a number of facilities are available: jogging, cycling, swimming, sailing, wind-surfing. A wonderful nature path surrounds the Caldonazzo lake.

60 minutes from Riva del Garda

Verona. The city has been awarded world heritage site status by UNESCO because of its urban structure and architecture. Take the chance to visit it.

1.5 - 2 hours from Riva del Garda

Campitello di Fassa / Col Rodella (Eastern Dolomites). With cable car service from Campitello di Fassa you can reach the Col Rodella for one of the most wonderful landscapes of the Dolomite are dominated by the imposing mass of the Sassolungo. There you can spend some time in the refugees, such as the Refuge Des Alpes.

Madonna di Campiglio, Pinzolo, Val Rendena (Brenta Dolomites / Western Dolomites). From Madonna di Campiglio you can have a view of the Brenta Dolomites; 40 kilometers of mountains.

Sirmione, Villa di Catullo. A beautiful village and a fantastic Roman villa in a peninsula in the south of Garda Lake.

A view of the Villa di Catullo in Sirmione

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