Valtellina, a land to be explored

Valtellina, a land to be explored

Valtellina, a land to be explored

  • 6 days / 5 nights of which one in a mountain hut
  • VALTELLINA IS A FRIENDLY LAND RICH IN CULTURE, NATURE, TRADITIONS, HISTORY, FOOD & WINE, AND WELL-BEING. 

  • COME AND DISCOVER THE THOUSAND SOULS OF VALTELLINA!

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  • Day 1 - Amazing views on the way to Valtellina

  • The road to reach Valtellina follows the spectacular eastern coast of Lake Como, dotted with lake-sided or mountain villages with unique views of the lake. From the fashionable Varenna with the Lovers' Walk to the charming village of Corenno Plinio, Lake Como will caprture you with its views and charm. A stay in Valtellina in a characteristic accommodation will allow you to fully enjoy the various leisure and food and wine opportunities that this valley can offer

  • Day 2 - Wandering among pizzoccheri, wine and much more

  • Tirano is a town to be discovered at a slow pace, it is not a scenic town but the views from the Church of Santa Perpetua and from the Castellaccio are truly breathtaking. Reach an equestrian center for a horseback ride among the wonders of Valtellina, here the landscape is characterized by terraces where the vines give birth to full-bodied wines. If you want to eat the real pizzoccheri, you have to go to Teglio where it is worth visiting the small church of San Pietro; it is always closed but I will be able to tell you where to find the keys .... In the afternoon you will meet a wine producer and visit his cellar, the first part of the visit takes place in the vineyard and orchard, while the second is reserved for wine tasting in the tasting room immersed in the vineyard

  • Day 3 - Wellness and shopping

  • Bormio and Livingo are the small capitals of the Upper Valley, in Bormio you must not miss a wellness experience at the spa, a walk in the historic center and the delicious blueberry cake! For shopping lovers Livigno is a must, in addition to unspoiled nature and fabulous slopes, the elegant shops in the centre are a paradise for fashion victims and those who are passionate about shopping in general. Furthermore, Livigno is a free port and purchases are undoubtedly convenient

  • Day 4 - Art and Tradition

  • The wonderful world of full-bodied wines of Valtellina will fascinate you with a visit among the rows of vineyards and in the sixteenth-century cellar. After learning about grape varieties and winemaking, you can taste wines paired with typical Valtellina products or enjoy a traditional lunch. Reach Sondrio to lose yourself among its squares, the "stua", the alleys of the rural district of Scarpatetti, up to the Masegra Castle which dominates the city.

  • Day 5 - Snowshoeing and overnight in a mountain hut

  • Let yourself be fascinated by the majesty of the snow-capped peaks by reaching a mountain hut where you will live the experience of a snowshoe hike at sunset followed by a traditional dinner and a night in the warmth of the refuge surrounded by snow and the starry sky that you will feel like you can touch with a finger

  • Day 6 - The Bridge in the Sky

  • On the way back you have to make a stop in Morbegno to visit the traditional shop of the Ciapponi Brothers, here you can buy the best Bitto (local cheese) in the valley. A few miles from Morbegno stands the Bridge in the Sky, the highest Tibetan bridge in Europe, where you will experience the emotion of strolling on a suspended bridge with breathtaking views