Valdidentro in summer
La valdidentro, in the province of Sondrio, is part of the Mountain Community ofUpper Valtellina. It opens west of Bormio and, after Semogo, it is divided into two branches: the Val Viola and the Foscagno valley. The valley has been inhabited since the year 1000, as evidenced by many historical artifacts found over the years and which reconstruct its history over the centuries.
Valdidentro is an ideal destination for a summer holiday, especially for those looking for a moment of detachment from everyday life, for an outdoor holiday, immersed in nature to breathe deeply the invigorating mountain air. Here you can find meadows, streams, woods, waterfalls, along which you can go for walks and excursions, on foot or by mountain bike; deciding whether to indulge in sport or total relaxation, discovering a valley that offers many choices.
For those who love walking, the valley offers a wide choice of walks, to discover the Val di Frele, Val Viola and Val Lia and Val Cardonè. There are many routes, suitable for different preparations: from beginners to the more experienced, however, reserving wonderful surprises for everyone. The trips and excursions, in fact, lead the visitor to the discovery of breathtaking landscapes, luxuriant woods, glaciers and mountain lakes, in a nature yet to be discovered.
The Stelvio National Park is an interesting destination for all visitors to Valdidentro. It is the largest European national park, which right in Valdidentro joins the Swiss National Park. Those who decide to visit the park will be able to discover the numerous animals that inhabit it and that can be encountered in the various sectors of the park: deer and roe deer preferably live in the woods; chamois and ibex are found at high altitude; foxes, marmots, stoats, hares and squirrels are among the most common breeds. The skies are instead dominated by different birds: golden eagles, ravens, woodpeckers, buzzards, hawks and owls ...
In addition to animals, the Stelvio park is also very interesting for lovers of flora, who will find many tree species: from wetlands to detrital areas, from calcareous to siliceous soils, each clod of earth is covered with a varied and colorful flora. .
For sports lovers there are several routes for mountain bike: discovering Val Alpisella, Val Viola and the landscapes of Valdidentro, to have fun on two wheels.
Valdidentro is also famous for its thermal waters that flow from different sources at temperatures ranging between 35 and 40 degrees. The thermal waters are used for baths, mud baths, massages, inhalation treatments, so those visiting the valley can also try the relaxation of the thermal baths.
On the other hand, the famous deserves a special note Bernina train, which winds its way from Tirano to St. Moritz, through breathtaking landscapes, giving the traveler unforgettable emotions. For over 100 years this train has been running through the valley connecting Italy with Europe and offering an efficient service, but above all one of a kind.
This tourist area of the Lombard Alps is also part of the "Alpine Pearls", an award that goes to the mountain valleys that promote environmental sustainability through the incentive of soft mobility such as public transport and bicycles to have less impact on the climate and the surrounding environment.
Valdidentro summer holidays
If you are considering a summer holiday in Valdidentro, below you can find useful links to find hotels and holiday apartments.
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The best offers in the mountains in summer, in hotels, bed and breakfasts or holiday apartments