What to do in Bormio during Summer

What to do in Bormio in summer: bike, trekking, golf, cultural events

Discover here some of the best activities you can do in Bormio and its surroundings during summer

What to do in Bormio in summer? The area is wonderful in this season. Many outdoor activities, to let yourself be conquered by the natural beauty of the Stelvio National Park, or to discover the history of the town, with various typical  food&wine tasting and cultural events.

A must experience, throughout the year, are also the thermal baths. With its 3 spas, Bormio is one of the best spa resorts in the Alps, where you can relax and enjoy many outdoor pools on sunny days.

If you are looking for ideas and advice on summer activities in Bormio and in the nearby valleys, this is the right place.

As true lovers of our territory, here are some ideas for your holiday.


Our apartments are the best base camp for your adventures


Summer in Bormio means bikes and great passes, which can be experienced thanks to the adrenaline of two wheels. The Alpine Passes, such as the Stelvio and the Gavia, will be closed to cars and opened exclusively for cyclists, in the programme ENJOY STELVIO VALTELLINA

Here the summer 2024 calendar:

Stelvio Pass: 12 June / 31 August
Gavia Pass: 14 June / 1 September 
Climb to Cancano: 13 June / 12 July / 30 August
Mortirolo Pass: 13 July/ 29 August
Forcola Pass: 1 and 2 June

And for those who want to challenge themselves, there are many races hosted every year in Bormio for road cyclists and MTB lovers.

Among the things to do in Bormio in the summer there is also trekking. For those who love to enjoy nature in a slow way, to discover the spectacular scenery of the Stelvio National Park, there are many and varied choices of paths to walk. Different adventures, for all levels, from experts to families.

Among the walks suitable for everyone, we recommend:

Pedemontana, an easy and mostly flat route, which overlooks Bormio. An enchanted mountain, the larch forest and splendid views of the Magnifica Terra;

Cancano Lakes, a flat walk around two beautiful green Alpine lakes, to be covered on foot or by bike and with the possibility of a picnic break and barbecue in the dedicated areas;

Val Viola with an appetizing stop at Rifugio Caricc, one of the most evocative valleys of the whole territory, beautiful in every season;

Val Zebrù, wild, sometimes harsh, but always spectacular. Many ancient wooden houses and the flavor of an authentic mountain, an ideal route for everyone up to the Campo refuge. For the more expert and daring, an excellent starting point to get to the Quinto Alpini, the famous refuge with a yellow roof;


For golf lovers it will be a joy to know that in Bormio there is one of the best mountain golf courses of all Italy, which develops its 9-hole course.

Located in a sunny area, it is a jewel nestled in the mountains and offers a breathtaking panorama. From here you can see some of the most iconic mountains in the area: Tresero, La Reit and Vallecetta, where in winter there is the Stelvio Ski Slope.

Not just sports and outdoor activities! Bormio is in fact an ancient County, which has its roots in centuries of history. You can breathe it in the historic center, which hosts cultural events every summer.

There are various guided tours also in English of the churches and courtyards organized in the summer, as well as typical food and wine tasting and traditional events, such as the alpine choirs that enliven every Saturday in July and August.

On the other hand, the Milanesiana Festival comes to Bormio with a interesting cultural and art program. 

And also, outdoor cinema, concert at dawn in the mountains and many other emotions!

Have you got a clearer idea of what to do in Bormio in the summer?

Otherwise contact us and we will be happy to give you more information and advice on where to stay

The best apartments to spend a holiday in the mountains:

apartment Italianway Roma 38 Bormio img evidenza
Two-bedrooms apartment in Bormio

Amazing apartment for the whole family in the heart of Bormio

Brand new two-bedrooms apartment with 2 bathrooms in the center

from 79 €
apartment Italianway San Giovanni 13A Calidarium Valdidentro img evidenza
Two room-apartment in Valdidentro

Apartment for rent near the Bagni Nuovi of Bormio

One-bedroom apartment near the Bagni di Bormio with garage, balcony and bike room

from 59 €
apartment Italianway Meralda 2C Santa Caterina Valfurva img evidenza
Two-room apartment in Valfurva

For active holidays in Santa Caterina Valfurva

Cozy apartment on two levels, with garage, ski and bike room

From € 69
apartment Italianway Besta 2 Bormio img evidenza
Three-room apartment in Bormio

Elegant apartment for relaxing holidays

Three-room apartment just renovated in Bormio, near historic center

from 79 €
Three-room apartment in Bormio

New and large apartment for the whole family

Elegant apartment near the historic center

from 89€
Three-room apartment in Valdidentro

New and chic apartment with nordic style

Three-room apartment near thermal spas and Stelvio Pass

from 79 €
In the sunniest area of Bormio

New apartment with a mountain atmosphere

Comfortable three-room apartment with private garage and ski/bike room

from 79 €
At the entrance of Bormio

Colorful apartment ideal for families

Three-room apartment with private garage, balcony and two bathrooms

from 79 €
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