Aprica is a popular destination for sportsmen all year round: skiing and other snow sports in winter, hiking and bike for the rest of the year are the activities you can enjoy in this pleasant corner of Valtellina.
Situated in a strategic place for road bike emotions – Mortirolo, Gavia and Stelvio, made famous by breath-taking stages of Giro d’Italia, are close at hand – in recent years Aprica has developed a passion for MTB. 200km of paths, most of which suitable also for adrenaline bike experience, twist and turn through the surrounding elevations, along with winding mountain roads. The choice of BIKE TRANSALP follows the organization of other important competitions such as Granfondo Aprica.
The village is the East door of Parco delle Orobie Valtellinesi, a paradise for mountain lovers looking for a close contact to nature. Other nature reserves with peculiar flora and fauna offer awesome panorama in nearby side valleys. Flagship of this place is the Alpine Nature Wildlife Sanctuary, home of owls and hawks, of ibex and chamois strolling next to visitors and especially of two brown bears that you can safely admire with a guided tour.
In order to find the perfect place to sleep from more than 25,000 beds in hotels, holiday homes, private apartments and cabins, the tourist office has set up a special e-mail address. Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org and the team from Aprica will support you in your search. With this service, top-extended sports and entertainment facilities and a pleasant climate all year round, nothing stands in the way of a great holiday.