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Valtellina for Every Season

To begin: a lot of sports, genuine food, romantic walks, cultural trips and relax

Let us start with winter. Valtellina offers numerous activities on the snow for both visitors and residents: 400 kms of Alpine Ski lanes, dog sled, itineraries for walking with snow shoes, cross country skiing lanes, snowmobile tours and much more.

Enjoy the blue skies of Valtellina's wintertime and savor its traditional dishes in one of the mountain lodges located near the skiing lanes. By the end of the day, have fun at one of the numerous clubs that organize après ski evenings. Live the experience of a nocturnal skiing sessions at properly lighted lanes in structures that stay open until late. 

Thrilling slopes, snowparks and heavenly valleys for freeriding, but let's not forget about the entire range of options to enjoy with the whole family and for whoever wishes to learn to ski, with numerous skiing schools and kindergartens on the snow.

Do not miss the Holidays atmosphere of its Christmas Markets in many localities of this territory. Christmas lights and decorations will serve as backdrop for your shopping afternoons at through local shops. 

SPRING

Springtime in Valtellina provides breathtaking views on the skiing lane, with a mild weather and clear skies. Witness the awakening of local vegetation and the land's blooming landscape while taking relaxing walks or pedaling amid the towns of Valtellina. 

You will not have the time to get bored with sports and outdoor activities. From the most adrenaline-filled ones to those devised for families with children, culinary paths, snow, culture and tradition, this season will make you forget abouf cold and relish on the delighting weather. 

Romantic Weekends, a break from urban chaos, Easter vacations full of traditions, folklore and culinary experiences, educational farmhouses to live an entertaining visit with your family.  

The Valtellina area awaits to be discovered during this season! 

SUMMER

Summer in Valtellina means nature, excitement, blue skies and breathtaking landscapes. Escape from the city's suffocating heat and reinvigorate yourselves with fresh mountain weather. Countless possibilities to enjoy clean air and a healthy atmosphere abound: trekking and moutain hikes, scenes of rare beauty, horseback riding, water sports such as rafting and canoeing and the adrenaline of the outstanding fly emotion.

Furthermore, Valtellina during summertime is a real paradise for cycling enthusiasts: there are biking tourism options for everyone thanks to the the Valtellina path and the bike lanes of Valchiavenna, to bike parks for MTB lovers and street biking athletes, Stelvio Gavia and Mortirolo.

Get the most of these beautiful days by discovering its cultural attractions: chuches, buildings, cave engravings, castles, and fascinating historic borough centers. 

Do not miss the experience of traveling in the Bernina Rezia Rhaetian Train and enjoy the journey on board of this Unesco Heritage's panoramic wagon. 

AUTUMN

Autumn in Valtellina is the right season for gourmands. With several events, the most famous are the Bitto Cheese Fair and Morbegno in cantina, then there are town fairs that will provide options to organize a weekend trip or plan a slow vacation. Valtellina will welcome you with the season's characteristic colors and flavors.

What better time to discover this magnificent land's history and culture? Engage in visits to its buildings, churches or museums and local artisan workshops. 

Don't forget to gaze upon its vineyards, admire the grape harvest that takes place during this season. Grasp the all the stages of this tradition, comprising the grape picking by hand without any machinery and a labor thaf has kept its authenticity. This is why Valtellina wines are so prestigious. 

Its mild weather allows you to enjoy walks along the path of the Valtellina area while the warm sunlight will follow you in your mountain trips. 

If the winter cold arrives early this year, you can always relax at the warm and healthy waters of Valtellina's thermal baths or take shelter at an agrotourism.

Take me here: Valtellina for Every Season

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