The dams of Cancano and San Giacomo are in Valdidentro at 1902 meters of altitude, in the Stelvio National Park. They both were built in the 1940s and receive waters from the glaciers of Gavia-Forni-Braulio and of the rivers Adda, Spool, and Viola. They are vast and have a total capacity of 187 million cubic meters of water.
Bormio and its valleys offer many natural attractions: majestic mountains, mountain passes, lush forests, meadows, hot springs, alpine lakes, huge glaciers, pristine flora and fauna .. in total silence you can hear the sounds of nature and forget the noises and chaos of every day .life. It is difficult to describe these feelings, only those who feel them will return .. because they will be stunned by such a beauty ...
The alpine landscape which characterizes Alta Valtellina is a must for bikers. There are lots of paths from 1000 m. to 3000 m. that allow bikers to compete with their skills and have fun spending pleasant days immersed in nature between valleys and unspoilt corners of rare beauty. The most famous race for mountain bikers is the “Gran Fondo Alta Valtellina, an annual event held in late July which has two locations: the classic 39 km long and 67 km Marathon with a height difference of 2300 m.
Have you ever dreamt of an earthly paradise or have you ever had the feeling of being completely immersed in a beautiful, natural unspoiled and quiet area? Have you ever had the idea of giving up with everything and spend some of your time with your family to rediscover nature? This oasis of happiness exists, it is the world of the Alps in Valtellina Italy; it is the Stelvio National Park, which was set in 1935 and includes 130,734 hectares of pristine land.