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Stelvio Pass
& Bormio

The Alpine spa resort of Bormio offers outstanding thermal springs in a tranquil natural setting, with relaxation guaranteed! Yet the ‘mountain of wellness’ also features a host of world-famous cycling routes. The Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo passes offer the seasoned cyclist many not-to-be-missed biking adventures. Not for the faint-hearted!
Stelvio pass - Bormio


Base yourself in Bormio and make the absolute most of your cycling holiday in Italy. See how you measure up against champions like Coppi and Pantani, testing your Giro d’ Italia skills on 88 hairpin bends (Stelvio Pass), twisting roads dating back to medieval times (Gavia Pass) and five roads leading to the summit (Mortirolo Pass).

You can also point your cycle towards St Moritz in Switzerland (Forcola and Bernina Passes). Return to your Bormio base at the end of the day for a spa, delicious cuisine and a well-earned rest in gorgeous scenery.

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Trail Highlights

Tackle the Valtellina Extreme Brevet, Europe’s most difficult long-distance cycling route – 467km, with 12,118m of vertical stretches.

Take part in the Grandfondo Stelvio Santini, a classic Alpine race – tackling the Stelvio Pass and Mortirolo Pass in one day.

Climb 1,300m over 12 demanding kilometres on Mortirolo, with gradients approaching 14%.

Stelvio Pass
Mortirolo Pass
Stelvio bormio tour
Tour and Stopovers

“It never gets easier, you just get faster.”

— Greg LeMond


Sample great wines, bresaola and heritage cheeses in the cosy bars and restaurants of Bormio’s old town.

A range of Alpine-style cafes await you, offering the finest local fare including pizzoccheri, sciatt and local porcini mushrooms with polenta. Top it off with a glass of full-body reds like Sassella, Inferno, Grumello and Sforzato di Valtellina

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Look Forward to

Reaching 2758m (Stelvio) and 2620m (Gavia)

Cycling four itineraries over 40 hours in the Valtellina Extreme Brevet.

The final challenging 20 switchbacks of the 6km Passo dello Stelvio, from the Prato side!

stelvio Bormio cycling
Gavia, Stelvio, Mortirolo