While visiting an area for a holiday, there are always high expectations about what we should find there. Our innate desire is to be in a place that will live long in our memories. A place that is pleasurable to be in and gives us the feeling we are living our lives to its full potential. For your next winter holiday, why don’t you visit Bormio, a charming place that offers skiers a whole new type of experience? It’s the dream of every skier to be here.
Bormio is a town in Northern Italy, located in the province of Sondrio. With its 4100 inhabitants at one point was a strategic trading center between Venice and Switzerland. Today, Bormio maintains its old structures and cultures, which makes it a cosmopolitan tourist destination. Thousand flock the area to have a firsthand view of the culture, history and to experience skiing.
Skiing in Bormio
Skiing is the main tourist attraction of the town. It is endowed with pistes, which are ideal for all. Perhaps, it’s a perfect location, coupled with Bormios height that makes it an ideal place for skiers. With a height of about 3000 meters above sea level, skiers are guaranteed to snow most of the year.
Beginners and experts are all welcomed. The main ski area in the town is accessible via gondolas. The beginner’s place is found at Bormio. The slope at Bormio 2000 might seem like they are to steep for a beginner, but they are sufficient to give them a first time skiing experience that is utterly pleasurable.
For intermediates, we feel that everything here is designed for them. Most of the pistes here are classified as red, even the pistes that held the world cup.
There are some off-pistes for Advance Skiers, only accessible to people equipped with an off-piste gear and those who are known as experts.
Bormio and major events
In the skiing world, there are various significant tournaments which are so prestigious for a skier. Bormio has hosted the FIS World Ski championship in 1985 and 2005. Winning in such an event is always considered the pinnacle of success.
Bormio is a host of skiing events and the home of prominent sportspeople who have their origin in this hamlet in Northern Italy. Marco De Gasperi, a renowned athlete who won many championships, was born in Bormio. The same for Oreste Peccedi, the former member of the Italian National Ski Team.
Apres-Ski is an event that typically takes place in the evening. They are usually lively and enjoyable, especially at the Bormio 2000. The weekend is generally more festive as it coincides with the weekend parties.
Other tourist attractions
The sheer size and the fact that it’s relatively unknown can be sufficient reasons to convince you that Bormio is all about skiing. Do not let that fool you. Other things make it a genuine contender of your next holiday destination.
Since the medieval ages, hot springs have been in this place and have attracted people from outside the town. Members of the Roman Aristocracy traveled to Bormio to experience the thrill of showering in a natural hot bath.
Hiking enthusiasts will love this place for the fact that hiking is possible for all seasons. There are numerous trails to accommodate all hiking abilities. Stelvio National Park contains wooden signs which are indicative of the time it takes to hike to the next destination. For an inexperienced hiker, some trails can be very challenging. Italy Luxury Tours will provide you with a Professional Naturalistic Guide. Just make sure to carry a camera with you.
How to get to Bormio
The nearest major airport is Milan Malpensa, which is only 251km away. Another accessible Airport is Milan Bergamo, which visitors arriving from the Uk and middle east can use. As part of your Ski Package, Italy Luxury Tours will provide you with a Private Transfer to and from your Hotel
A wide array of accommodations exists in Bormio. Your Ski Package will include accommodation in 4* Boutique and 5* Luxury Hotels and Chalet. The Hotels provide access to the slopes via lifts.
If you had even the slightest doubt about visiting Bormio, then this should have helped you. In Bormio, you are guaranteed if maximum enjoyment. Further, it welcomes all levels of skiers. Numerous options are there to make your holiday a memorable one. The town might seem relatively unknown; please do not let this interfere with the chance of you having what could be the best Ski Holiday of your life.
Book a Bormio Ski Package today by contacting us at 1 855 539 0045
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