TREKKING IN HIGH VALTELLINA
High Valtellina offers endless possibilities for trekking lovers and cyclists. The Bormio valley is wide and bright, surrounded by mountains and here other four valleys converge: the Braulio Valley that connects the Stelvio Pass, the Valdisotto where the Adda River flows, the Valfurva that connects the Gavia Pass, the Valdidentro that connects Livigno through the Foscagno Pass.
The unspoiled nature and the majestic mountains enrich this wonderful landscape.
Here you can take high mountain hiking trails to discover alpine ponds, streams, mountain huts and the spectacular peaks of the Italian Alps.
An unmissable destination in Valdidentro is the Cancano Lakes located in the heart of the Stelvio National Park.
A paradisiacal landscape where you can enjoy a close contact with nature and experience many different cycle-excursions in an area surrounded by beautiful woods, within easy reach for everyone.
You follow a paved road for about 13 km up to the Fraele Towers. The track is suitable both for racing bikes and mountain bikes.
If you go by car there is a parking area at the Fraele Towers where you must leave your car in fact the following unpaved track to the lakes is forbidden to car traffic.
The walk takes you to the small natural lake of Scale and then along the two beautiful artificial lakes: San Giacomo and Cancano, 2 pearls of rare turquoise beauty.
If you wish to continue your tour by bike up to the Cancano dams (further 21 km) it is advisable to have a MTB.
To make your excursion even more enjoyable, it is possible to rent a MTB or an electric bike for adults and children, also with bike trailers for children and 4-legged friends.
For the more experienced there are some other difficult routes such as the Alpisella Valley, where you can admire the springs of Adda River, Alpe del Gallo - Val Mora towards Switzerland or Val Forcola.
Visitors will find several picnic areas and little restaurants to taste the local delicacies.