Lanzada

Together with Chiesa in Valmalenco, Caspoggio, Spriana and Torre di Santa Maria, Lanzada is one of the five municipalities of which Valmalenco is composed. Lanzada is the only town in Lombardy with an elevation exceeding 4000 m a.s.l.: the highest point is located on Piz Bernina (4.021). Its peak, with an elevation of 4.049 m a.s.l., is in Swiss territory.

INHABITANTS
1338
DENSITY
11.42 inhabitants/sq. km
AREA
117.17 sq. km
ELEVATION
983 m a.s.l.
PATRON SAINT
Saint John the Baptist

What to do

2 hearts on the slopes

Dream Valmalenco: glamping, romanticism and uniqueness.
  • Winter
Suite 2 cuori in pista - Ski area Valmalenco

Ski touring in Valmalenco

Valmalenco is a synonym to ski touring. Every spot of the valley is suitable for nice ascents.
  • Summer
Cresta delle Belleviste - Valmalenco

The High Route of Valmalenco – 1st stage

Torre Santa Maria (frazione Ciappanico) - Alpe Piasci - Rif. Cometti (1720 m) - Arcoglio sup (2123 m) - Cima Bianca (2490 m) - Rif. Bosio (2086 m)
  • Active & Green
The High Route of Valmalenco – 1st stage

The High Route of Valmalenco – 2nd stage

Rif Bosio (2086 m) - A Mastabbia (2077 m) - A Giumellino (1756 m) - Laghetti Sassersa (2369 m) - Passo Ventina (2675 m) Alpe Ventina (1960 m)
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Laghi Sassersa

The High Route of Valmalenco – 3rd stage

Alpe Ventina (1960 m) - Forbicina (1656 m) - Val Sissone - Rif. Del Grande (2600 m) - Chiareggio (1612 m)
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Salita in Val Sissone

The High Route of Valmalenco – 4th stage

Chiareggio (1612 m) - Rif. Longoni (2450 m) - A. Sasso nero (2304 m) - Rif. Lago Palù (1947 m)
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Vista sul Lago Palù

The High Route of Valmalenco – 5th stage

Rif. Lago Palu - Bochel del Torno (2208 m) - A. campascio (1844 m) - A. Musella (2021 m) - Rif. Carate (2636 m) - Rif. Marinelli (2813 m)
  • Active & Green
Vallone dello Scerscen

The High Route of Valmalenco – 6th stage

Rif. Marinelli Bombardieri (2813 m) - Bocchetta di Caspoggio (2983 m) - A. Fellaria e Rif. Bignami (2382 m)
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Passaggio dalla bocchetta di Caspoggio

The High Route of Valmalenco – 7th stage

Rif Bignami (2382 m) - A Gembrè (2190 m) - A Val Poschiavina (2230 m) - Passa Canciano (2464 m) - Passo Campagneda (2601 m) - Rif. Cristina (2227 m)
  • Active & Green
Diga di Alpe Gera

The High Route of Valmalenco – 8th stage

Rif. Cristina (2227 m) - A. Acquanera (2116 m) - Piazzo Cavalli (1710 m) - Caspoggio (1098 m) - Torre di Santa Maria (772 m)
  • Active & Green
Alpe cavaglia

The high route of Valmalenco - presentation

The high route of Valmalenco is a trekking of 8 stage, around 110 km.
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The high route of Valmalenco - presentation

Cliff climbing in Sondrio and Valmalenco

Climbing aficionados will find many great spots in our area.
  • Active & Green
Arrampicare in Valmlenco

Canyoning in Valmalenco

A unique canyoning route in the Alps
  • Summer
Speleocanyoning nel torrente Cormor in Valmalenco

Snowshoeing in Valmalenco

Alpe Oro - Alpe Entova - Alpe Palù - Alpe Musella - Alpe Prabello - Lago di Chiesa
  • Winter
Ciaspolare presso l'Alpe Campagneda

Winter excursions with sled or bob

Valmalenco has plenty of paths where you can have fun with a sled or bob.
  • Winter
Escursione in bob con tanto divertimento, ideale anche per i più piccini

Freeride Valmalenco

Off-piste skiing for free spirits!
  • Winter
Discesa dal Pizzo Bernina

Gola up

Gola Up is a mountaineering route traced in the gorges of Torrente Scerscen near Campo Franscia (Sondrio)
  • Summer
Gola up

Soapstone

The soapstone is a rocky formation of opaque green color, very tender and therefore easy to work especially on the lathe.
  • Art & Culture
Lavorazione pietra ollare con tornio in Valmalenco - © riproduzione riservata

Ski equipment rental

Ski and snowboard equipment rental shops
  • Winter
Ski equipment rental

Ice skating

Ice skating enthusiasts will find three tracks in the area around Sondrio and in Valmalenco
  • Winter
Pattinare in Valmalenco

Pedü

Hand made by the women in Lanzada, Pedü were by far the most common footwear in Valmalenco until the 1950s.
  • Art & Culture
pedu Valmalenco (Foto dal sito http://www.alpinpedu.it/)

Fishing in Sondrio and Valmalenco

4 fishing areas, on the valley floor on the river Adda, on the Mallero creek, or on the alpine lakes of Campagneda.
  • Summer
Pesca nei laghi di Campagneda

Mountain professionals

Alpine escorts and guides - For any traditional or new activity (Canyoning, Nordic Walking, Freeride, Orienteering....)
  • Winter
Mountain professionals

Cross country in Valmalenco

In Valmalenco there are 3 cross-country tracks, suitable for everyone's need.
  • Winter
Sci nordico in Valmalenco

Ski mountaineering in Valmalenco

The classic routes
  • Winter
Scialpinismo in Valmalenco

Ski area Valmalenco

More than 60 km of slopes make up the ski area of Alpe Palù, which is the calling card of Valmalenco.
  • Winter
Ski area Valmalenco

Places

Alpi Retiche

Cime imponenti come il Disgrazia, il Pizzo Bernina e il Pizzo Scalino abbracciano la Valmalenco.
  • Winter
Alpi Retiche

Chiesa della Beata Vergine Immacolata

  • Art & Culture
Chiesa della Beata Vergine Immacolata

Chiesa della Madonna Addolorata

  • Art & Culture
Chiesa della Madonna Addolorata

Chiesa di San Carlo

  • Art & Culture
Chiesa di San Carlo

Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

  • Art & Culture
Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

Chiesa di San Pietro

  • Art & Culture
Chiesa di San Pietro

Collezione mineralogica Fulvio Grazioli

  • Art & Culture
Collezione mineralogica Fulvio Grazioli

Ecomuseo della Valmalenco

  • Art & Culture
Ecomuseo della Valmalenco

The Bagnada mine and museum

  • Art & Culture
The Bagnada mine and museum

Geologia e risorse minerarie

  • Parks
Geologia e risorse minerarie

Le dighe della Valmalenco

  • Parks
Le dighe della Valmalenco

Le grotte dello Scerscen

  • Parks
Le grotte dello Scerscen

Nuclei rurali di Lanzada

Alpe Prabello - Ponte
  • Art & Culture
Alpe Prabello

Where to sleep

RIFUGIO MARCO E ROSA

Lanzada
RIFUGIO MARCO E ROSA

MIRAGE

Lanzada
MIRAGE

RIFUGIO CA' RUNCASCH

Lanzada
RIFUGIO CA' RUNCASCH

CAMPEGGIO PRADASC

Lanzada
CAMPEGGIO PRADASC

RIFUGIO POSCHIAVINO

Lanzada
RIFUGIO POSCHIAVINO

MOIZI

Lanzada
MOIZI

BIANCOSPINO

Lanzada
BIANCOSPINO

RIFUGIO MITTA

Lanzada
RIFUGIO MITTA

EDELWEISS

Lanzada
EDELWEISS

RIFUGIO CRISTINA

Lanzada
RIFUGIO CRISTINA

RIFUGIO BIGNAMI

Lanzada
RIFUGIO BIGNAMI

RIFUGIO ZOIA

Lanzada
RIFUGIO ZOIA

RIFUGIO CARATE

Lanzada
RIFUGIO CARATE

RIFUGIO CAMPOMORO

Lanzada
RIFUGIO CAMPOMORO

RIFUGIO MUSELLA

Lanzada
RIFUGIO MUSELLA

RIFUGIO MARINELLI BOMBARDIERI

Lanzada
RIFUGIO MARINELLI BOMBARDIERI