Valtellina will surprise you! Here is a complete guide to discover the best places to visit and taste fine Valtellina wine in all seasons! The Valtellina is an alpine area that lies on the Adda river near Lake Como and reaches its maximum extension with Punta Perrucchetti of the Bernina massif. As its name suggests, it is made up of a series of valleys. The name "Tellina" was mentioned for the first time by the Bishop of Pavia in the 6th century, indicating the Valle del Teglio, an inhabited centre. However, earlier documents dating back to Charlemagne mention the wording "Vallis Tellina". Its history is rooted in the Etruscans and Romans. But it is its geography that makes it such a popular destination for those who love excursions in contact with nature and mountain holidays, with relaxation as well as good food and Valtellina wine. The Valtellina is one of the best places for activity-seekers and is a great place to visit all year round, thanks to its breathtaking scenery, spas, beautiful lakes but also the culture that is enclosed in this Italian gem. Let's discover what to see in Valtellina, the most entertaining activities, places to visit and curiosities. Want to visit Lombardy? Discover it with a food holiday by Italia Delight! What to see in Valtellina? The Valtellina is a place that has so much to offer visitors: not only its wide valleys and mountains, but also its characteristic villages, stone houses, excellent cuisine, outdoor activities, and places of history and culture. What to see in Valtellina? Each town, each village, has its own soul, so particular and unique that it deserves to be visited. You will be spoilt for choice among the best things to see in Valtellina. 1. Tirano Tirano
Valtellina will surprise you! Here is a complete guide to discover the best places to visit and taste fine Valtellina wine in all seasons!