Five experiences not to be missed in Valtellina during the fall
During the autumn, especially on October and November, you can enjoy amazing and coloured landscapes. Explore the nature of Valtellina and enjoy the foliage: the woods of the Stelvio National Park, the natural reserves and the terraced vineyards are some good ideas for a hiking tour!
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ideas how to spend the autumn in Valtellina, don't miss the possibility to
listen to the deer bellowing
early Autumn, during the mating season, the powerful bellowing of the deer can
often be heard and the males can even be seen as they parade to conquer the
females. The bellowing can be heard at all hours of the day but becomes more
frequent and spectacular during the early evening. Two of the best places to
hear deer bellowing are Val Zebrù in Valfurva and the Valle del Gallo in the
Cancano area, both in the Upper Valtellina.
in Valtellina there are many food and wine events: take part to these and
discover the local specialties
to apples, from pizzoccheri to cheese: Valtellina offers the best it has in
Autumn, with lots of events linked to local food and wine excellences.
Valtellina, the biggest terraced area in Italy, is a go-to destination for wine lovers, especially in Autumn, the grape harvest season. Still today in Valtellina hundreds of kilos of grapes are carried on backs in baskets called "Gerle", loaded onto tractors and taken to the wineries along steep paths and down ladders. The wine cellars are the ideal place to taste DOC and DOCG appellation wines, including Sforzato, the king of Valtellina wines.
Sport, nature, delicious food but also... a wellness holiday! In Bormio you can choose among three spas! Click here for more details
the many cycling routes in Valtellina: in Autumn the landscapes are unique!
scenery and a mild climate: even in Autumn, Valtellina has plenty to offer to
cycling fans. Trails recommended for cycling tourist include the Sentiero
Valtellina, 114 km from Bormio to Colico along the Adda river.
lots of trails for MTB lovers, of varying difficulty, through nature along mule
tracks, apple orchards, vineyards and scenery made even more fabulous by the
typical autumn colors.
We recommend you especially to enjoy the Wine Bike Tours, 6 circular routes from Sondrio that wind through vineyards, featuring epic views and cultural must-sees. Click here for more info