Chiavenna e dintorni

Food and drink

Enjoy Valtellina bresaola Delicious, healthy cured beef, guaranteed by PGI marking, compliant with strict production rules and regulations and respect for tradition. Taste PGI apples from Valtellina, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious and Gala, excellent products with all the characteristics of mountain apples: crunchy, fragrant, aromatic and juicy. Discover the flavour of Bitto cheese, with all the aroma of mountain grass or savour Valtellina Casera cheese, a semi-fat dairy product with ancient tradition.

Chiavenna e dintorni

5 good reasons for choosing a slow holiday in Valchiavenna


A holiday in Valchiavenna is definitely an excellent idea for those who love peace and quiet but still want to do sport and activity in the open air, preferring to personally organise how they spend their free time. Valchiavenna offers all this, all you have to do is choose where to book your stay: in the lower valley or Bassa Valle (Chiavenna, Novate Mezzola, Verceia), in Valle Spluga (Campodolcino, Madesimo) or in the Piura area, in Valle della Mera. B&Bs in Valchiavenna guarantee a series of services and activities that may help to make your stay truly enjoyable.

Here are 5 good reasons for choosing a slow holiday in a B&B in Valchiavenna.

1) Hospitality Guests are always welcomed with open arms in Valchiavenna. In the peace and quiet of nature, with a good typical dish before you, you will fall in love on the very first day.

2) Genuine products If the first ingredient for the perfect mountain holiday is fresh air and nature, food comes an immediate second. With reworkings and classic dishes, in Valchiavenna you will only find healthy genuine food, suitable for a healthy, light diet and perfect for sports lovers. Tickle your taste buds with Brisaola, the local version of the famous Bresaola from Valtellina. Or add a something extra to your stay with a tasting session of the many typical Valtellina products 


3) Get to know the local culture Valchiavenna boasts ancient culture and so you cannot miss out on a visit to its museums with their wealth of interesting things to see and find out a true treasure chest of exhibits from history, art and local tradition. Spend a day at the collegiate church of San Lorenzo in Chiavenna, home to the Museo del Tesoro , famous above all for its “Pace di Chiavenna” the valuable cover of an eleventh-century Book of the Gospels. The MUVIS, Museum of Via Spluga and Val San Giacomo, awaits you in Campodolcino: follow the museum itinerary, testimony to the civilisations in the valley and the international role played for centuries by Via Spluga.

4) Peace and relaxation A simple look at the views in Valchiavenna is all you need to feel relaxed and in peace with the world. Don't just think about it—come and see for yourself what it means to enjoy nature in the Alps at 100%.


5) Small well-furnished lodgings Those looking for quiet tradition will find it in the characteristic B&Bs in Valchiavenna, from Campodolcino to Chiavenna. The B&Bs are in strategic locations, allowing you to spend a hassle-free holiday, totally without problems or time wasting. The attentive furnishings, carefully selected by the B&B owners reflects the local tradition, highlighting the climate of peace and quiet you will find throughout the valley.

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