Over 600 km of trails of varying difficulty – perfect for all tastes – from families to expert mountaineers. Hiking alone, with just map and guidebook, or with a group led by a mountain guide, you can discover the most suggestive corners of the Stelvio National Park. An obligatory hike is to visit an alpine farm house, the symbol of the mountain farming tradition, and its opportunity to taste fresh and genuine products. Then visit beautiful picnic areas or a mountain hut (each with a small restaurant), for a short break in the middle of nature.
In Bormio you can ski all year round! For those who are not satisfied with just winter skiing, from May to November, the Stelvio Glacier becomes the largest summer ski area in the Alps, with more than 20 km of slopes between the Stelvio Pass (2,758 m) and Monte Cristallo (3,450 m); it’s an ideal environment to learn and improve your technique in any snow sport: not only snowboarding and skiing, but also cross-country skiing. Many of the greatest ski champions choose the Stelvio resort for their summer workouts!
The golf course of Bormio, considered one of the best in the mountain of Italy, has 9 holes, and is suitable for both beginners and more experienced players. Open daily from April to November, it has excellent fairways, spectacular greens, and challenging water hazards, which interestingly, also store water for irrigation. The large practice area is equipped with driving range, putting green, and pitching green. Throughout the season, the Bormio golf course hosts numerous competitions and tournaments.
Ride on the many trails criss-cross the splendid scenery of the Stelvio National Park, through thick forests and high mountain pastures, across torrents, and along the shores of alpine lakes. And the silence of nature is only briefly interrupted as you pass. For lovers of speded and adrenaline, you can test yourself on the downhill and freeride paths of the Bormio Bike Park, starting your descent at 3000 m, or along the easier downhill paths at the Le Motte Bike Park in Valdisotto.
Bormio and the Alta Valtellina are a paradise for the lobers of cycling. The Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo passes are three of the climbs of Giro d’Italia fame. And today, many cyclist live their dream of riding these roads and passes, and testing themselves on the same climbs as the pros. In addition to these legendary passes, there are many other challenging climbs to Cancano, Bormio 2000, Foscagno Pass, and, not far away, Bernina Pass.
AND MUCH MORE
When summer comes to the Alta Valtellina and the Stelvio National Park, it is impossible to be bored! There are so many activities in the natural outdoors: Nordic walking, mountain running, horseback riding, husky trekking, fishing, indoor and outdor climbing, archery, tennis, go kart racing, ice skating, plus much more. And these are only some of the possibilities for a summer of sports and fun.