Trekking, hiking, shopping and relaxing: in summer, everyone loves Bormio.
Bormio, which has always been a favourite destination for snow lovers, is also magnificent in summer. There is not only skiing and snowboarding here: in the warmer months you can let yourself be surrounded by its unspoilt nature, enjoying the enchanting beauty of the Alpine landscapes.
Because, Bormio in summer, is exactly that: a corner of paradise where relaxation meets adventure, where you can unwind at the thermal baths, enjoy sublime food and wine experiences, and stroll through a historic centre that captures the essence of centuries of history.
Sports enthusiasts can treat themselves to hiking or mountain biking along well-marked trails, or enjoy summer skiing on the Stelvio Pass. But Bormio is not just about sport: quality shopping and visits to the renowned Valtellina wineries enrich the stay with unique experiences.
In summer, Bormio stands out for its generous hospitality. Summer days end on a delicious note, amid authentic flavours and a convivial atmosphere. The Magnifica Terra, as it is affectionately known, offers an irresistible combination of scenic beauty and lively summer activities.
So why come to Bormio in summer? To experience authentic emotions, to make extraordinary discoveries and to regenerate in the nature, amidst the charm of the Alpine panoramas and the friendliness of the inhabitants.
The Bernina Red Train is one of the most spectacular attractions in Valtellina.
This railway line, which runs from Tirano to St. Moritz in Switzerland, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its beauty and historical value.
Why board the little train? To experience a journey full of emotions. The train departs from the 429 metres of Tirano and arrives at the high altitudes of Ospizio Bernina, surrounded by breathtaking scenery. You can choose to travel in modern, comfortable carriages, in panoramic carriages with large windows that cannot be opened or in cabrio carriages, which are fully open and can be used in the summer months. Along the route, there are numerous opportunities to stop for a walk or to admire the beauty of nature: the Glacier Garden, the Roseg Valley, the parallel Morteratsch Valley (which leads to the foot of the glacier of the same name). Everything seems designed to fill the eyes, and to capture the heart.
The Bernina Express ticket can be booked directly here.
Exploring the unspoilt nature of Bormio by trekking is an unforgettable experience.
The winding paths between valleys and peaks offer breathtaking views and a deep connection to the alpine environment.
From relaxing walks along flower-filled meadows to challenging routes to majestic peaks, Bormio offers opportunities for all levels. Because here, among imposing peaks and varied flora, every step is an encounter with the wild beauty of the Alps.
Cycling in spectacular landscapes? In Bormio you can!
The MTB, e-bike and roadbike trails are uncountable. From adults to children, from professional cyclists to amateurs, the opportunities are endless. For racing bike enthusiasts, retracing the footsteps of the greats of cycling on the Stelvio, Mortirolo and Gavia Pass is a must, but the climbs to the Cancano lakes and Bormio 2000 are also very beautiful. In 2018 Enjoy Stelvio National park was even born, a program to enhance the beautiful Alpine passes by closing them to motorized traffic. Here you will find unique itineraries, surrounded by breathtaking views, that can be traveled by road bike, regular bike or pedal-assisted bike.
Those who love mountain-biking, on the other hand, will find 600 kilometers of routes, from the easiest to the most challenging, on the Bormio Bike website. To cycle surrounded by majestic landscapes and centuries-old forests, amidst the silence of nature and unforgettable views. On the other hand, those who prefer a more relaxing activity can finally rent e-mtbs with pedal assist, to pedal effortlessly without missing anything of the beauty of the place.
Bormio Golf Club
Just outside the town, at La Fornace, is the Bormio Golf Club.
The nine-hole course runs along 4236 meters reflecting the needs of every golfer: non-repetitive situations, and a fair difficulty in the game that engages the good and entertains beginners.
The splendid view of the surrounding peaks, the cool, dry climate and the excellent level of maintenance make Bormio Golf among the best golf courses in Italy. The driving range has unlimited access for those wishing to approach golf for the first time, and it is also possible to take private or group and advanced courses.
Bormio Golf Club is open every day from April to November.