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Summer 2024 Livigno: Here are the activities and events not to be missed

Those who choose Livigno as a destination for their holidays or for some summer weekends will not be able to help but notice that the town is changing its look in view of the Cinque Cerchi event in 2026 and the air you breathe is already sparkling.

Carosello 3000 - Livigno - Flowtrails Ph Eze Urrets (3)
Credits: Eze Urrets

Little Tibet is preparing to kick off the summer season and welcome, from the beginning of June, all the mountain lovers who can't wait to spend their holidays in the area which offers a combination of moments punctuated by the pleasures of good food with traditional and gourmet flavours, outdoor experiences, from the most adrenaline-filled to the soft ones, and exclusive lifestyle experiences, to be enjoyed at a slow pace to regenerate mind and body.

Source: press release

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Credits S.Confortola

And so, as the locality begins to transform, there are many experiences to be had to discover the different facets of the beauty of Little Tibet, alone or in the company of friends and family.
If we talk about Livigno, it is impossible not to think of the sporting world: in summer the town is a real "open-air gym", with a wide range of sporting activities capable of satisfying all sports enthusiasts.

The mountain paths are ready to welcome those who choose trekking, thus discovering the beauty of Livigno on foot, entering the woods on both sides, even reaching the highest peaks, some of which reach 3000 meters in height.

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BIKE HOLIDAY

Those who prefer a dynamic experience, the solution is to choose the world of biking, exploring the 3.200 km of GPS mapped routes including mtb, enduro, flow trail, downhill and freestyle.
Lovers downhill and freestyle you can have fun among the most beautiful Bike Parks in Italy: the Mottolino Bikepark, which will open on June 15th and the Carosello Bike area and SITAS bike area, which will open on June 22nd and 28th respectively with enduro and flow routes between.
Road cycling enthusiasts will be able to retrace the footsteps of the great athletes of the Giro d'Italia along the passes surrounding the town with the epic climb to Mottolino which this year marked the history of the Giro as the queen stage.

For those who want to pedal with less effort, e-bikes, pedal-assisted bicycles, are the best way to enjoy the view along the various routes that wind along the paths adjacent to the town. At the bottom of the valley, the Livigno cycle path starts from the lake and reaches the Forcola area, allowing everyone to cycle on its 17km of flat terrain.

There is also no shortage of other sports options, such as horse riding, ideal for those who also want contact with animals, or beach volleyball & tennis, to have fun with family or friends competing on the field at Aquagranda, the fitness center and wellness of the resort: between relaxation and fun for all ages. The Slide&Fun area awaits you with indoor pools and waterslides, hydromassages and water games for adults and children, the Wellness&Relax area is a real high-altitude spa where you can indulge in a sauna, Turkish bath, massages and many other treatments for your well-being.

The lifestyle soul of the Valtellina destination is also essential, with shopping as its protagonists - thanks to the over 250 shops, exclusive and single-brand boutiques present in the pedestrian center of the town which offer a selection of the most prestigious brands in fashion, beauty, technology, sport and much more - and local food and wine based on high quality products, capable of satisfying everyone. The palates of adults and children will be delighted by the numerous traditional proposals - including sciatt and pizzoccheri, taroz, bresaola and grilled meat combined with polenta - but also by the more gourmet ones, perfect for those looking for innovative dishes with flavours. wanted.

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Credits: APT Livigno

Furthermore, this summer too, the Valtellina town will continue to act as the stage for a full schedule of sporting, musical and cultural events:

  • 29 June: Granfondo Alè la Merckx, one of the unmissable events for road cycling enthusiasts and this year, for the first time in its eighteen-year history, it will take place in Livigno with two routes available.
  • 12 July: Sentiero Gourmet, the traveling gastronomic event along the Vago Valley during which renowned chefs, together with the chefs of the Association of Chefs and Pastry Chefs of Livigno, will prepare various high-level courses.
  • 20 July: Stralivigno, a fixed event for all trail running lovers with a route of approximately 21km - starting near the Aquagranda center - which crosses paths, dirt and asphalt roads always surrounded by a suggestive and exciting landscape.
  • 26-27-28 July: La Milanesiana, the event conceived and directed by Elisabetta Sgarbi and one of the most interesting and artistically and culturally important events at a national and international level, which this year reaches its 25th edition.
  • 31 July: Costume Festival, a traveling event with the tradition, history and culture of Livigno.
  • August 10: Black night, an evening spent in the dark, in which the only illuminations will be candles, lanterns and torches placed around the town.
  • 18 August: Fen Festival, a special occasion for locals and international tourists who will be able to closely observe traditional haymaking techniques, also discovering anecdotes and stories about cutting hay and local life.
  • 29 August: 1kshot and Gara da li Contrada da Livign, two important local events that allow you to have a taste of the winter cross-country skiing season in the height of summer: the Gara da li Contrada da Livign is a Nordic skiing race in which the inhabitants of the town participate wearing traditional clothes and equipment of the past; the 1k Shot, on the other hand, is a competition on narrow skis during which the top athletes of the biathlon and cross-country World Cup will compete for the podium.
  • 6 September: ICON
  • 21 September: Alpenfest, a day in which Alpine transhumance is relived, with the festively dressed cattle parading along the streets of the center and the people of Livigno dressed in old fashion to relive the emotions of the peasant life of the past.
Carosello 3000 - Livigno - Flowtrails Ph Eze Urrets (3)
Credits: Eze Urrets

A rich and exciting summer therefore promises to be ahead for all those who want to escape the heat of the cities and choose Livigno as their summer destination of choice in the Italian Alps: a place to regenerate the mind and body thanks to direct and privileged contact with nature , but also to have fun and pursue your passions.

For more information, see the website: https://www.livigno.eu/



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