Hotels Valtellina

Lombardy's most important winter resort, Valtellina is a charming Alpine region situated in the province of Sondrio which extends across the border between Italy and Switzerland. Its territory corresponds to that of the basin of the river Adda, which has its source in Mount Ferro, part of the Rhaetian Alps, and crosses the whole Valtellina before flowing through Lake Como.
The main centre of Valtellina is Sondrio, although the most appreciated tourist resorts are Livigno, Bormio, Chiesa in Valmalenco, Tirano, Caspoggio and Aprica. Ski-lift facilities are part of Valtellina Skiarea, a popular ski district which gathers over 400 kilometres of slopes served by 140 facilities. Not to be missed are a well-equipped  snowpark for the lovers of snowboarding, 200 kilometres of cross-country trails and the Stelvio Glacier, where it is possible to ski in summer too, which make Valtellina one of the most appreciated holiday destinations for both sportsmen and mountain lovers. 

Apart from well-equippeed ski facilities, Valtellina also boasts outstanding footpaths and targeted routes for the lovers of climbing. Those flocking to Valtellina during summer will have the possibility to take part in interesting excursions, such as the one which leads to Val Verva along an outstanding itinerary punctuated with charming lakes and enchanting natural landscapes which is situated east of Cima Piazzi massif, whose highest point rises at an altitude of 3440 metres above sea level, and west of the Dosdè Glacier. Those travelling by car will have the opporrtunity to visit the springs of the river Adda.

Both expert and amateur climbers will have the opportunity to take advantage of a dazzling array of  targeted footpaths and routes which lead to the main peaks of the surrounding area, such as Pizzo Scalino, which is part of the impressive Bernina Alps and rises at an altituide of 3323 metres above sea level halfway among Valmalenco, Val di Togno and Val Poschiavo. In summer, it offers visitors the possibility to enjoy breathtaking views, while in winter it is one of the most appreciated destinations for the lovers of both skiing and climbing.
Apart from skiers and climbers, cyclists too will have the possibility to enjoy the Stelvio Pass, which is situated 2758 metres above sea level and was repeatedly chosen as a stage of Giro d’Italia, as well as to cycle along both easy, medium and difficult itineraries.

Those looking fort utmost relax can visit the charming old towns of Teglio, Morbegno and Triano, which offer them the possibility to walk amidst outstanding monuments and mountain architectures. Not to be missed are  Livigno, the northernmost municipality of Lombardy which attracts tourists from all over Italy because of comfortable accommodation facilities and advantageous prices, and Bormio, which is the main access route to Stelvio's National Park. Apart from its outstanding natural beauties, Bormio is also famous for its slopes, which hosted the skiing world championships in 1985 and 2005, and  spas, which have been appreciated since the Roman age.