Activities in Livigno
The best summer and winter activities in the upper Valtellina Valley
The Livigno valley is situated at 1,800 meters above sea level - the surrounding peaks reach an altitude of 3,000 meters. It is the ideal summer and winter vacation destination for mountain lovers and offers attractions and activities to suit all tastes.
One page is not nearly enough to describe all the reasons why sports, nature, wellness, shopping and food & wine gastronomy enthusiasts visit the area. But we will try to give you a good overview.
10 WINTER ACTIVITIES IN LIVIGNO
A pleasant, relaxing way to explore the nature of the Livigno valley. With snowshoes you'll trudge along snow-covered paths, listening to the crackling of the snow under your feet and holding your breath to enjoy the silence of the forest.
HORSE-DRAWN SLEIGH RIDE O
ne of the most relaxing activities is a horse-drawn sleigh ride. Enjoy the view snuggled up under a warm blanket. Children and true romantics will definitely get their money's worth.
At the Husky Village in Arnoga you have the unique opportunity to ride a husky sled along a 5 km long track through the snow-covered Valdidentro. An unforgettable, safe experience that is also suitable for beginners.
FAT BIKE RIDE IN THE SNOW
Who says you can only mountain bike in the summer? Get on a fat bike and experience the mountains in a whole new way. Ride on bike paths or back roads through snowy forests and discover restaurants and alpine huts.
Livigno’s Ice Arena is the perfect place to have fun on ice skates. There is even a special ice rink for those who have always wanted to try curling.
A ski tour does not start on a ski lift – you climb the mountain on foot with the help of climbing skins attached to your skis. After you reach the summit you can look forward to an exciting descent!
Fancy an adrenaline kick? Experience top speeds on a snowmobile or ice kart.
Have you climbed on rock before? How about ice? Winter turns waterfalls into breathtaking monuments. Choose different levels of difficulty and climb routes that are suitable for beginners and experts alike.
BIATHLON (CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING AND SHOOTING)
Livigno is considered the cross-country skiing centre of Italy thanks to its excellent snow conditions and 30 km of cross-country skiing tracks. You now have the possibility to try your hand at the biathlon and combine cross-country skiing with rifle shooting.
DRIVING SAFETY TRAINING ON ICE
Pure adrenaline! Driving safety courses take place at the ice rink and are particularly recommended for less experienced drivers. Experienced drivers get the chance to test the limits of their vehicle as well. A driving safety course is not only fun, but helps you improve your driving skills in adverse conditions.
10 SUMMER ACTIVITIES IN LIVIGNO
If the water level of Lago di Livigno is sufficient, you can rent a boat, a kayak or a SUP near Ristoro Val Alpisella to enjoy the beautiful nature of the area.
Once you feel relatively safe on horseback, it's time to go for a ride while listening to the sound of hooves and the rustling of trees.
VISIT TO A MOUNTAIN HUT AND BERRY PICKING
In summer you will find hiking trails for all skill levels, some of which lead to alpine huts where you can taste local products. With a little luck, you might find musk yarrow or mountain pine cones along the way, which are made into liqueur – not to mention delicious wild blueberries!
Your children will the thrilled: This adventure park is located in a larch forest and offers you the chance to explore nine different routes.
The summer activity in Livigno. Hiking is the most popular activity and the choice of routes is practically endless. We are happy to recommend you a route that suits your skill level.
Numerous stores in Livigno rent out mountain bikes or e-bikes. Choose the route that suits you best and use the help of an electric motor if you wish. If you love rapid descents the many downhill tracks guarantee an adrenaline rush!
Many triathletes choose Livigno for their altitude training. The discipline that combines swimming, cycling and running is one of the most complete summer activities.
The red Bernina Express train, which runs from nearby Tirano to Saint Moritz in Switzerland, is a popular summer attraction. You'll feel like you're in a postcard as sun-kissed mountains form the backdrop to lush green pastures. An experience not to be missed!
A VISIT TO THE MUS
If your holidays are not only about seeing new places but also learning new things, don't miss the Mus! The Museum of Livigno and Trepalle is very interesting and showcases rural traditions and the history of the village. The museum is also open in winter - but only in summer you have the opportunity to experience it in the evening.
The friendly huskies are always ready to join you for a walk - even during summer. Each participant wears a climbing harness to which a dog is attached. The dog is then guided by voice commands. Alternatively, the 5 km winter dog sledding route can be tackled in a kart pulled by a husky team.
ACTIVITIES IN LIVIGNO... ALL YEAR ROUND!
Shopping dreams come true in the duty-free zone. Thanks to the special duty-free rules in Livigno, many visitors take advantage of their vacation to buy high-quality designer goods at exceptional prices.
Livigno is home to one of the largest aquatic centres in Europe, where you can spend a carefree family afternoon with fun & games, swimming pools, whirlpools, waterfalls and a gym.
If you are looking for an adrenaline rush and would like to see Livigno from above, tandem paragliding is the right choice. A specialized agency will immortalize the exciting flight in photos and a full HD video!