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Europe > Italy > Northwest Italy > Lombardy > Lombardian Alps and Prealps > Bormio


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Bormio is a town located in the Alps in northern Italy. It's a very beautiful old medieval town surrounded by the amazing landscape of Stelvio National Park. You can find good ski slopes and thermal baths.


Get in[edit]

The nearest airports to Bormio are around 3 hrs away:

By car[edit]

State Road 38 of the Stelvio.

By bus[edit]

The Gianolini company provides buses from Milan

The Perego automobile offers connections between Bormio and Tirano, Livigno, Santa Caterina di Valfurva and many other Valtellina towns.

Get around[edit]



  • The plaza
    Hot springs
    • The historic ones Bagni Vecchi or the modern ones either in Terme or in the luxury Bagni Nuovi or the free ones outdoor into a creek.
  • Outdoors activities.
    • Walking (in the forest or through the hundreds years historical buildings).
    • Hiking.
    • Trekking.
    • Skiing: alpine ski (worldwide known for the male FIS world cup downhill race), cross-country ski, ski touring.
    • Skating (local top worldwide athletes in short track ice skating competitions).
    • Mountain climbing (historically top mountain climbers, e.g. also members of the first and following K2 expeditions).
    • Biking (flat areas or uphill and downhill, mountain biking, downhill mountain biking).
    • Hunting mushrooms and blueberries.
    • Riding horses.
  • Enjoy local culture.
    • Eating local food and drinking local wines, liquors and water.
    • Shopping in the historical center.
    • Enjoying historical mountain art, architecture and handicraft.
    • Events.
    • Watching some Italian Basketball teams and soccer teams summer pre-season training.
  • Relaxing (slow down!).



  • Bresaola
  • Pizzoccheri
  • Sciatt.
  • Polenta taragna
  • Formaggi e salumi locali (local cheese and cold cuts).
  • Porcini e finferli (porcini and finferli mushrooms).


  • Vini rossi locali della Valtellina (Local red wines from Valtellina Valley).
  • Amari locali (local after dinner liquors).
  • Local bottled water(a leader bottled water in Italy, water from a local glacier).



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