Taking the road up towards Trivigno, leave your car at the junction to Panizza – Alpe Strencia. Follow the road up a few gentle hairpins on the road and it’ll lead you eastwards to Alpe Strencia. With sparse trees in this section of the route, you’re granted breath-taking views over the surrounding mountains. From here, the route is signposted to the right on the south-facing side of Monte Giovello, where you’ll get an unbeatable panoramic view of the Orobic Alps of Valtellina. Stick left when you get to the Valle del Santo, continuing alongside the cross-country ski tracks of Trivigno until you reach the facilities and changing rooms for the skiers.
Standard snowy winter walking equipment is recommended (snowshoes, poles, and crampons if necessary).
Tirano has a lot going on in terms of its geography. After all, it’s where Switzerland and Italy meet, where the Aprica and Bernina passes merge, and on the road connecting Milan with the upper part of Valtellina. For a dose of ancient history, quaint old town charm and appealing views of centuries-old buildings, Tirano’s wealth of churches