Bormio is the pearl of the Apls, the most famous ski resort of Lombardy, internationally known for its ski slopes on which snow competitions are held every year.
Kilometers of downhill and cross-country trails served by modern lifts and a continuously vertical drop from 3000 to 1200 meters Bormio make it a paradise for skiing.
Also, thanks to the glaciers of Stelvio Pass, at over 3000 meters high, in Bormio you can ski all year long, including summer.
Bormio, however, is not just skiing: climbing to Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo passes are a must for all cyclists, who flock here several times a year to engage in hard and spectacular climbing to the highest Alpine passes of Europe , on which every year also compete professionals of "Giro d'Italia".
There are also tracks for MTB lovers that, thanks to the lifts running even in summer, can simply reach top of mountains with its two wheels and drive down the scenic paths traced.
For those who prefer relax to sports, Bormio is also wellness: known since Roman times for its thermal waters, today offers visitors three modern spas, including one in the town center, equipped with indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools, spas and saunas.
Bormio has also space for cooking lovers: the particular gastronomic tradition of uppre Valtellina led to the creation of unique products and dishes such as "pizzoccheri, sciatt and bresaola.