SHARED AND ACCESSIBLE HIKING: IN THE MOUNTAINS EVEN WITH A DISABILITY
The professionalism and the sensibility of our tour operators, hoteliers, alpine guides, hut managers, merchants and of the local authorities makes Valfurva a destination for everybody!
Don’t give up on your mountain holidays, here are some activities for everyone: museums, excursions and trails, pic-nic areas , huts and hotels.. everyone everywhere.
THINGS TO SEE :
- Baita del Parco Visit Center
Loc. S.Antonio Valfurva
Large multimedial visitor center for getting to know through specific tools and techologies , colours and images of the Park’s local fauna and flora.
- Vallivo ” M.Testorelli” Ethnographic Museum
Loc. S. Antonio Valfurva
The museum is a historic buiding that hosts various rooms decicated to the “old times daily life” : school, home and the crafts. … all to be discovered!
- Website : Museo vallivo Valfurva
WHERE TO GO:
- Project ” Nel Parco con le Joelette”
Thank to the collaboration between CAI Valfurva and Stelvio National Park, directed by the “Valtellinaccessibile – tutti dappertutto” association: find more details here
Some trails in Alta Valtellina: http://www.dappertutto.org/percorsi?field_mandamento_tid=34
It’s possibile to organise a nice walk in S.Caterina’s woods or trails with your family or with the accompaniment of the volounteers: Joelette available in Valfurva
Video presentation of the “Dappertutto” project : Everyone in the mountains
- Isola Pineta Walk – Santa Caterina Valfurva
A nice walk through the woods that expands in the flat area around S.Caterina, named Isola, in winter home of the cross-country ski slope.
Drom the large parking in Via Forni, you cross the the rivers on the wooden bridge and you immediately start followin the trail that coasts the river Gavia, between fir trees and the big fields. Possibility to stop by the various pic-nic areas or at the bar “La Fiamma” and bar-restaurant “La Fonte”.
- Forni Valley Walk
From Santa Caterina you take the paved road (4 km) until Forni’s parking lot. From here on out you can keep going with the Joelette the panoramic trail towards Rifugio Branca, Malga Pedranzini and farmhouse Ables.
- Passo Gavia Walk
The Gavia Pass is a real treat for the mountain street lovers. Reached the top there is an incredible view and a big car park. The points of interests along the way are: Plaghera Paradiso Restaurant, Plaghera Palù Restaurant, “Ponte delle Vacche” pic-nic area, reacheable by car or by foot, Malga dell’Alpe farmhouse. Directly on the road you’ll also find Rifugio Berni and Rifugio Bonetta.
- Walk in the Zebrù Valley
The Zebrù Valley is the most frequented valley and is also symbol of Stelvio’s National Park. Starts by leaving the car at Niblogo’s parking lot. The hike from Niblogo until Rifugio Campo is easily doable with Joelette and trekking strolls; about 8km long with a 400 mt of altitude increase (2- hours).
- Walk along the pedestrian/cycle path of Frodolfo river
A nice walk on a paved road, with almost no altitude difference. Starting from Combo Square in Bormio, it develops for about 5 km until you reach S.Antonio Valfurva.
- S.Antonio – Ponte Clus pic-nic area
loc. S.Antonio Valfurva – Located along the pedestrian path of Frodolfo, near Sant’Antonio’s old town square are fully furnished for a nice grill/pic-nic. Not too far from there, bar-restaurant “Il Castello” and a minimarket “Sigma”.
- Playground and pic-nic area Genolecia
loc. S. Antonio Valfurva – Broad pubblic green area with children playground, sand beach volley camp, a small lake, furnished pic-nic area and pubblic toilettes. It’s accessible by crossing the Frodolfo river near the big car parking lot. The park develops along the pedestrian/cycling road that connects Bormio to Valfurva (5km).
In front of the park you can find the Baita del Parco Visitor Center and the Vallivo Museum.