The Sondrio - Valmalenco area is located in the heart of Valtellina. It is home to the provincial capital Sondrio, a town with a charming historic centre. Sondrio offers a variety of services and holds cultural and food and wine events. The Sondrio – Valmalenco area is crowned with famous, majestic peaks, including Piz Bernina. There are equally rich opportunities for exploring the mid and lower valley. Choices range from visiting terraced slopes with numerous wineries that produce elegant DOC and DOCG wines made with exclusive Nebbiolo delle Alpi grapes, to cycling routes suitable even for families. Other options include biking, food and wine, and culture, as well as adrenaline-charged activities on the Adda River like rafting, canoeing and riverboarding, and canyoning in the gorges of the streams. In winter Valmalenco offers a ski area that is suitable for everyone, including children, thanks to its safe, modern lifts and trails.