More than Skiing: What to do in Valtellina

More than Skiing: What to do in Valtellina

28 March 2016

Check out the many activities you can enjoy in Valtellina, staying in touch with the incredible nature. Between the National Parks and the Nature Reserves, fishing, gold, biking, and horseriding, there’s something for everyone.

Biking Itineraries

The Sentiero Valtellina and the Ciclabile della Valchiavenna are routes adapted for everyone in the heart of the wilderness. Thanks to the Valtellina Rent a Bike service, you can rent bicycles to take along the shores of the Adda.

For info: http://www.valtellina.it/it/attivita/itinerari-ciclopedonali

Mountain Bike

Valtellina is the ideal destination for mountain bike lovers, where you can enjoy the stunning outdoors, while cruising down the Valley. With various difficulty levels, everyone can have fun here. Be sure to check out Spluga, San Marco, Aprica, Santa Cristina, and there’s always the bike parks in Alta Valle, where kids are can participate as well.

For info: http://www.valtellina.it/it/attivita/mountain-bike

Nordic Walking

Trekking + Nature= Nordic Walking. Here in Valtellina you can hit the mountain trails and the plains flanking the Adda and Mera Rivers. In Tirano you’ll also find the headquarters of the Nordic Walking Association with specific instructors that can teach you about the territory.

For info: http://www.valtellina.it/it/attivita/nordic-walking

Alpinism

Valtellina is famous for its peaks, from the Bernina mountains to Monte Disgrazia, the mountains here have always provided some of the most incredible views and opportunities to experience a once in a lifetime vacation.

For Info: www.guidealpine.lombardia.it 

Trekking

The peaks of Valtellina serve as the background for some incredible trails and pristine natural landscapes that are perfect for any travelers looking to trek in the great outdoors. From the routes that follow the river to the high altitude paths, there’s something for everyone. The Alta Via della Valmalenco is one of the most difficult routes, spanning 130km to be completed in 8 stops, and features incredible views of the Pizzo Scalino and Bernina.

For info: http://www.valtellina.it/it/attivita/trekking

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