Skiing in Valtellina
Hints and structures for skiing in Valtellina
Dive into the landscapes of the Valtellina area and absorb its rhythm: discover the excitement of walking with snow shoes or engaging in cross country skiing among local parks and reservations. Experience new emotions with exciting sports such as snowboarding and snow kite in specialized structures.
Why not try new challenges? For instance, you could try your limits with the biathlon. Do not miss trying some alpine skiing on spectacular, suggestive lanes. Choose any activity you wish as long as you get to enjoy the snow.
It is true that snow was scarce by the end of 2016, nevertheless winter in february has been more generous to the Valtellina. In its ten skiing areas - from Livigno to Madesimo, passing from Bormio, Santa Caterina, stopping by Aprica and Teglio then near Sondrio in the splendid Valmalenco and the lower valley in Gerola until reaching Madesimo in Valchiavenna - you will find modern and convenient structures, skiing schools with professional instructors and equipment rental shows that will keep get you ready to live the experience of enjoying Alpine skiing.
You can visit it both in summer and winter, since the tenth skiing area is located over a 2700 meters altitude of the Pass of the Stelvio, at the heart of the National Park that bears its name. This places has made cycling history thanks to the Giro d'Italia. Furthermore, the Pirovano Skiing and Snowboard University operates in Stelvio for more than 50 years.