In Rovereto, following a silk thread

Where? Rovereto


Theme-based itineraries to discover Rovereto

Millraces and spinning wheels tell the story of the city’s economic development in the 18th century

A guided tour that tells the story of the silk industry in Rovereto. Starting from the themed room at the Museo della Città, we then cross the Forbato bridge to head into the ancient Borgo S. Tomaso, where the Colle Masotti spinning mill opens its doors to reveal the traditions associated with silk production.

Organised by Associazione Guide e Accompagnatori Turistici del Trentino in collaboration with Apt Rovereto, Vallagarina e Monte Baldo.

The itinerary is held in Italian. For groups of at least 18 people, visits can also be organised on dates other than Saturday mornings in Italian, English or German.

Info and map

Corso Rosmini, 21
38068 Rovereto (TN)

T: +39 0464 430363


Opening time

Meeting Point: Museo della Città, via Calcinari 18, Rovereto at 10 a.m.


  • Adults: € 7
  • Reduced price: € 4 for holders of Museum Pass, Trentino Guest Card (maximum 6 adults with Trentino Guest Card per experience), children 6-17 years.
  • Children up to 5 years: free
  • For every two participants with an entrance ticket to one of Rovereto’s museums (Mart, Casa d’arte futurista Depero, Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra, Museo di Scienze e Archeologia), on the same day or the day before the visit, one guided tour is free.
  • Those taking part in the guided tour will be entitled to reduced admission to the city’s museums on the same day.

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