The northern Italian Alps have been providing an ideal winter get-away for decades, and have traditionally been known as being less expensive than their neigbouring resorts in Switzerland and Austria. We have selected the resort of Bormio because of it's proximity to the ski slopes and the excellent facilities that our hotel has provides. Located in the Alta Valtellina, Bormio is a medieval town, and it's thermal waters are well-known for their curative powers.
We have selected the 4-star hotel Baita dei Pini, built in traditional alpine-style, and located only a few steps from the Sky Express which takes you to the ski slopes in 3 minutes. Rooms are comfortable and all have private facilities. SOme have a balcony offering a spectaular view of the surrounding mountains and town.
Bormio's 1792 meter vertical drop is one of three biggest in Italy what makes the resort more attractive to skiers preferring long runs from the top of the mountain back down to the resort. The longest run is almost 14 kilometers long and you will find many more of similar lenght. The routes are artificially snowed so that the skiing conditions are guaranteed at the top level. Large vertical drop should not threaten beginners as the runs are rather gentle. Advanced skiers will have a bit limited choice but still should be satisfied with off-piste skiing. The 1995 World Championships in downhill were held in Bormio.
Price:€795/AU$1135.00 per person twin room share
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·7 nights accommodation in room with private facilities
·Breakfast and evening meals daily
·Special festivities on 25 December
·Welcome Drink on arrival
·Sleigh-ride on Christmas Day
·Free use of fitness centre; sauna, Turkish bath, Jacuzzi, solarium
·One free entry into Terme Bormio (for 2 persons)
From Milan, at the exit of the highway, enter the State Route 36 Milan-Lecco-Colico, entirely with two roadways, end continuing with the State Route 38 “dello Stelvio” until Tirano (165 km). From there the road continues to Bormio (207 km) and to Livigno (237 km).
From the Val Camonica, through the Aprica Pass, you reach Tirano following to Bormio.
From the north, coming from Switzerland (Zerbnez in Engadina), High Valtellina can be entered through the Drossa Tunnel, up to Livigno.
With public transport:
The railroad Milan-Lecco-Sondrio-Tirano covers the territory.
Through trains take about 2 hours and 30 minutes from Milan to Tirano.
From Tirano you can proceed using the buses to Bormio and the others villages of Alta Valtellina. There is also a public trasportation line connecting Livigno with Zernez, in Switzerland. From St Moritz in Switzerland, with the “Retica” Railroad you can reach the Tirano terminus and then, using the Bus lines, the Alta Valtellina.
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