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Italian ski resorts open for night skiing in Italy

24 April, 2020
In some Italian ski resorts, you actually don’t get the opportunity to be the last on the slopes, hiking down the hill in your ski boots because the chair lift closed early. In some alpine Italian ski locations, the slopes…

Health spas in Italy: Bormio thermal springs

21 April, 2020
There are two places you can go in Bormio, Valtellina to enjoy the natural health spas after a day of skiing or hiking in Italy. There are the “Bagni di Bormio” and the “Terme di Bormio” and we recently tried…

Romantic tours in Italy: the Valtellina valley by helicopter

21 April, 2020
Seeing the Valtellina valley north of Lake Como by helicopter would be a special trip, and Sondrio’s most exclusive hotel, the Romantik Grand Hotel della Posta has an offer of accommodation, dinner and a helicopter ride around the valley.The offer…

Italian cheese: scimudin from the Valtellina

17 April, 2020
If we had to do a list of all the cheeses in Italy, this would become a never-ending cheese blog. But given the hugely rich Italian culinary tradition, we take a look every so often at an Italian cheese product…

Health spas and springs in Italy: Bormio in the Valtellina

2 April, 2020
There are two destinations for summer in Italy: either the seaside or the mountains, with the latter generally being chosen by anyone over the age of 50. Escaping the oppressive heat of Milan, many oldies go to the Valtellina valley…

Last snow in Italy: Valtellina Madesimo excursions

20 March, 2020
After low temperatures and even some more snow over the Easter break, a little excursion through the Valtellina in a snow mobile could be just the thing to enjoy the snow-white landscape of the Italian mountains, but with warmer temperatures.…

Traditional Italian products: Bresaola from Valtellina

18 March, 2020
Bresaola from Valtellina is air-dried salted beef that needs to be aged for two or three months. Made from defatted meat, bresaola is now a PGI (protected geographical indication ) and thanks to its unique characteristics, it will keep you…

Last winter snow in Italy: sleddog in Valtellina

16 March, 2020
While not normally an Italian tradition, winter sports and skiing in Italy are joined by the possibility of a sled dog ride in the Valdidentro, in the Valtellina region of northern Lombardy. The Valdidentro is in the province of Sondrio…