Home to Europe’s highest mountains, Valtellina Valley is an incredible combination of glacial hikes, scenic parks and sprawling vineyards. While renowned for its outdoor offerings, Valtellina is also home to ancient castles, ski resorts, hot spring spas and an enticing cheese and wine culture.
Things to do in Valtellina
Take the Bernina Express on the Rhaetian Railway, a World Heritage-listed train from Italy to Switzerland. The three-hour journey offers views of verdant fields, shimmering mountain lakes and majestic glaciers.
Rejuvenate with a day at one of Valtellina’s famous thermal baths. Bormio boasts three thermal springs that have been used since the days of the Roman Empire. Discover the renowned healing properties for yourself with a relaxing day at Masino Baths, a contemporary pool and spa.
Need a breath of fresh air? Visit Stelvio National Park, which is bursting with flora and fauna and features unparalleled views of the Italian Alps. The park is also a haven for hikers, climbers and outdoor enthusiasts. For an exhilarating adventure, drive along Stelvio Pass, one of the highest paved roads in the Alps.
Getting around Valtellina
Valtellina Valley is a short drive from Milan, Val Comonica and Southern Switzerland. The Milan-Lecco-Sondrio-Tirano railroad covers the entire region, while buses provide access to individual towns within the valley. Tours are available for reaching attractions off the beaten path.