Fun Nature Activities for the Entire Family
Valdidentro
Pearl of the Alps
Fun Nature Activities for the Entire Family
Valdidentro
Pearl of the Alps
Fun Nature Activities for the Entire Family
Valdidentro
Pearl of the Alps
Fun Nature Activities for the Entire Family
Valdidentro
Pearl of the Alps
Fun Nature Activities for the Entire Family
Valdidentro
Pearl of the Alps
Fun Nature Activities for the Entire Family
Valdidentro
Pearl of the Alps
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Softly Mobile Holidays in Valdidentro (Italy)

Fun, Excitement & the Great Outdoors for Young and Old

Looking for action-packed, yet climate-friendly time with the family, far away from the stresses of the big city? Then Valdidentro is the place for you.  The unhurried lifestyle of Italian country folk fit perfectly into the gorgeous mountain world of Stilfserjoch National Park. Lift up your eyes and gaze at the rugged mountains and white glaciers. Discover an exciting variety of plant- and wildlife along the hiking trails. Here’s where hiking and exploring go hand in hand.

 

If you want more action, hop on a bicycle and off you go! This rugged mountain terrain is a jewel just waiting to be explored either way – on long hikes or exhilarating mountain bike tours. In the summer, several side valleys are closed off to anything but shuttle buses. Explore the natural beauty of this area during leisurely walks along the lakeside and through enchanting forests. In the winter, the Cima Piazzi Happy Mountain ski area beckons with spectacular slopes and trails for the entire family to frolic in the snow. Skiing, cross-country skiing, biathlon, take your pick! For more information, please visit our website at www.valdidentro.net

Premium Pearl for LOCAL CULINARY ARTS

Discover local culinary delights in lovely restaurants and rustic Alpine huts

Premium Pearl for MOUNTAIN BIKING

Mountain biking in Stilfserjoch National Park and on historical trails of World War I

Premium Pearl for BICYCLING

Feel like a Giro d’Italia racer – bike along the most famous Alpine passes of Italy

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Guaranteed mobility without your car

Special softly mobile services in the Pearl

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From train station/bus stop to your destination

For pickup service from the nearest bus stop, please contact your hotel/guesthouse.

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REGULAR BUSES

A large fleet of regular buses operate regularly between Valdidentro, Bormio and Livigno.

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TAXI

A regular taxi service takes you to the destination of your choice at any time.

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PARKING

Our side valleys and the most beautiful Alpine tourist destinations are closed off to car traffic. Conveniently located parking areas make sure that these destinations are easily accessible.

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BIKE & MOUNTAIN BIKE RENTAL

Local sport shops and the bike rental place in Cancano supply bicycles, mountain bikes & fat bikes.

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AREAS CLOSED OFF TO TRAFFIC

In the summer, the Cancano plateau is closed off to traffic and becomes an Eldorado of eco-mobility.

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WELCOME CARD

Purchased welcome card – gives you free access to all public transportation as well as many other benefits and discounts on select activities (summer only).

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SKI BUS

Happy skiing without stress – Bormio ski holders get free use of the ski bus.

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CABLE CARS

Easy access to the slopes in the winter and the summits and mountain bike trailheads in the summer.

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E-BIKE RENTAL

Our rental stations supply excellent e-bikes for many delightful biking trips with electric support.

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BIKE TRANSPORT

Take your bike with you on the regular buses. Bike-friendly hotels/guesthouses also offer free bike transport.

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SPORTS EQUIPMENT RENTALS

Excellent sports equipment for summer and winter sports available at Valdidentro rental places.

Summer adventures
Winter adventures

Summer adventures

Enjoy your softly mobile summer holiday in

Excursions between History and Nature

Explore the ancient bridle paths of World War I or scramble past crystal-clear Alpine lakes to the foot of the Cima Piazzi glacier. Every Wednesday, a mountain guide takes you on a themed excursion.

Hydropower

Hydropower from the hydroelectric power plants in Alta Valtellina is the biggest source of electricity for cities like Milano and surroundings. How about a visit to the Fraele Centre in Val Viola and the Cancano dam? You’ll discover how lots of clean energy can be produced through water power.

Wellness Spas in Bormio

Refresh your body and soul in the Therme Bagni in Bormio and savour moments of rest and relaxation. Even the ancient Romans delighted in the healing powers of the local thermal waters. – Take a dip and discover a magic moment that takes you back 2,000 years.

Fishing in Alta Valtellina

Angling is a sport for any age. Let this unhurried activity fill your soul as you experience peace and harmony in the mountains of Alta Valtellina. The Viola River and the idyllically located Lago delle Scale (at 2,000 m above sea level) are ideal places to delight in this quiet sport.

Family Trekking: Cancano and Val Viola (Viola Valley)

This is an perfect destination for a family trip – by foot or bicycle – on level trails (just right for the young ones) and with many breath-taking views along the way. Other family-friendly trips are a hike that circles the Cancano Reservoir (car-free zone) and a hike into the Viola Valley near Arnoga, which follows an old mule trail across the border into Switzerland.

Winter adventures

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Thermal Baths in the Winter

You deserve to chill out and relax after an unforgettably exciting day on the slopes. Even the Romans appreciated the healing properties of the thermal waters, hidden for centuries in the obscurity of underground Alpine caves. Treat yourself to a special indulgence.

Cross-Country Skiing on the Viola Trail

Enjoy an extensive stretch of panoramic cross-country trails (25 km) through enchanting scenery along the Viola River. Or take the technically challenging track tailor-made for cross-country pros. There is nothing more exhilarating than cross-country skiing in Valdidentro. Or how about biathlon? The modern Valdidentro biathlon centre attracts many fans of this sport, which has recently been gaining in popularity.

Ski Pass = Guaranteed Mobility

The Bormio ski pass is valid in the ski areas Bormio, Santa Caterina Valfurva and Oga San Colombano. Pass holders have free access to all regular buses of the Alta Valtellina. Now here’s to a ski holiday without stress or borders!

Winter Sport for Everybody

Make sure you don’t miss out on the more contemplative sports activities: with snowshoes through pristine scenery and past snow-capped forests or with touring skis in Viola or along Cancano Lake.

Dog Sled Village

The husky village Arnoga gives you a taste of Alaska. Why not hop on a sled and experience an exhilarating sled ride with these powerful dogs? You will learn how to easily handle the dog sled and get to know more about this fascinating sport.

Holidays in Valdidentro

Discover the specialitities our Premium Pearl Valdidentro has to offer

Premium Pearl for LOCAL CULINARY ARTS

After hours of frolicking in the Valdidentro surroundings, you’ll work up an appetite for some local specialties”. Many Alpine huts and snack-bars along the way give you plenty of opportunities to take a break and savour our culinary delights. When it comes to food, Italians can’t be beaten! Delicious gourmet foods with regional delicacies will enchant even the most finicky eater. Healthy buckwheat forms the basis of the cuisine of Veltlin. It’s an ingredient in all the courses, from appetizer to dessert. You just have to try the local pizzoccheri. And don’t miss the sciatt (buckwheat cheese fritters) and the manfrigole (cheese-stuffed buckwheat crepes). All dishes are perfected with aromatic cheeses, such as Scimudin, Casera and Bitto.  Finish off the culinary delight with a hearty bitter or the indispensable Braulio bitter and a perfect day comes to an end.

Premium Pearl for MOUNTAIN BIKING

Valdidentro surroundings feature almost 3,000 km of bike paths and single trails. And when we say trails, we mean real trails! Mountain biking is deemed the “royal” sports in Valdidentro. Whether you enjoy Enduro or prefer unhurried pleasure biking, you will surely find the MTB type of your liking. Historical paths dating back to WWI lead deep into the heart of Stilfserjoch National Park along winding roads, which attract many enthusiastic bikers each year. Interactive maps with detailed descriptions, altitude profiles and difficulty levels are available online. You can find top accessories and services in the local sports shops and rental stations. And when all this activity leaves you famished, no worries! Many huts and snack bars wait to fill your empty “reservoir” with tasty local treats. Read more!

 

 

Premium Pearl for BICYCLING

Following the trails of professional cyclists. If you love a challenge, you need to conquer the most known Alpine passes of Italy. Valdidentro is an ideal starting point for tours to the Stilfserjoch, the Gavia Pass and the Mortirolo Pass.  Every year, many cyclists find their way to the Cima Coppi of the Stilfserjoch: With 21.48 km, 1,560 m of altitude gain, and a 7.3 % average ascent, this truly is an epic challenge. Cyclists especially love the day when the Stilfserjoch is completely closed off to car traffic. If you prefer to take it easy, the valley of Valdidentro has much to offer: A long bike trail (13 km) along Viola River connects all the districts of Valdidentro and Bormio. Leave traffic behind, take a deep breath and then enjoy truly breath-taking panoramic views of the mountains all around you. Read more!

Valdidentro service & Info

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Pro Loco Valdidentro

Piazza IV Novembre, 1

23038 Valdidentro (SO)

Tel.: +39-0342-985331

info.valdidentro@bormio.eu

www.valdidentro.net/en

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