Romantic Mezzano


The village of Mezzano is a charming and picturesque village located in the northern Italian region of Trentino. Also known as “Borgo delle Fiabe,” Mezzano is famous for its traditional architecture, medieval charm, and breathtaking mountain scenery. One of Mezzano’s distinctive features are its painted houses, decorated with colorful frescoes and traditional motifs. These houses are a sight for sore eyes and create a unique atmosphere in the village. Walking through the cobblestone streets of Mezzano, one can admire the beauty and care with which they have been maintained over the centuries. The historic center of Mezzano is dominated by the clock tower, an imposing structure that dates back to the 13th century. The tower is a symbol of the village and offers a panoramic view of the surrounding valley. Also nearby is the parish church of St. John the Baptist, another important landmark. The surrounding nature contributes to Mezzano’s charm. The village is nestled in an enchanting mountain landscape with green meadows, lush forests, and imposing mountains. You can hike and walk along well-marked trails that lead to breathtaking views. Mezzano is also famous for its traditions and folk festivals. Events celebrating local culture and customs are held throughout the year, with traditional costumes, music, and dancing.

Cataste & Canzei

The permanent exhibition of woodpiles in Mezzano celebrates the tradition and art associated with woodworking in the village. These, are artistically stacked and creatively decorated, creating unique and striking works of art. Wood piles can be created using a variety of techniques and styles, resulting in true wood sculptures. Local artists and artisans demonstrate their skills in creating balanced and fascinating compositions, taking advantage of wood shapes, colors and textures. The exhibition also provides an opportunity to explore the beauty and aesthetics of woodpiles, which are a characteristic element of Mezzano’s traditional architecture and life and are not only a resource for home heating, but also a symbol of tradition and sustainability.