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Countries of Valfurva
At 1738 m altitude, the village of Santa Caterina is a small wedding favors in the heart of the unspoiled nature of the Stelvio National Park.
A pretty little town where the combination ski and nature is the dominant motif.
The ski slopes come right in the heart of the country, where there are various shops, restaurants, hotels, residences, bars and tearooms.
In the winter of 2005 St. Catherine will host the World Alpine Ski Championships.
But Valfurva is not just Santa Caterina is also Uzza, S. Anthony, Madonna dei Monti, S. Nicholas, other small villages, characterized by an environment intimate and spontaneous, offering hospitality and professionalism in hotels, residences, restaurants and sports facilities.
The mountains of Valfurva
Valfurva is considered the true kingdom of the mountain:
Santa Caterina is situated within the Ortles Cevedale, is surrounded by peaks Sobretta (3296m), Confinale (3370m), Tresero (3594m), San Matthew (3554m) and the Gavia (2991m), where the eponymous pass which connects with the Valfurva Valcamonica in Ponte di Legno (BS).
The near Forni Glacier is a unique environmental resource, and along with Valle del Forno is a destination for many excursions. Here Rifugio Forni offers warm hospitality and typical alpine hikers and tourists.
The Crystal and the Alpe Alpe Solaz overlooking St. Nicholas and St. Anthony, from the village of Madonna dei Monti opened the magnificent Valley Zebrù, destination many excursions in the Stelvio National Park.
Stelvio National Park
The Stelvio National Park is a veritable natural treasure for the variety of flora and fauna present.
Established in 1935 and subsequently enlarged, extends between the autonomous provinces of Trento and Bolzano and the Lombardy Region and along the Parc Naziunal Engadine in Switzerland is an extremely valuable asset within the Central Alps.
The purpose of the park are nature protection, landscape preservation, information and environmental education, scientific research and tourism and social enjoyment.
The baths of Bormio
Nine thermal springs and two different centers that use them for aesthetic purposes and healing.
Everything is available in Bormio, a few kilometers from Valfurva.
In the center of the country establishment in Bormio Spa with Olympic pool and curative treatments for various diseases: disorders of the equipment respiratory, digestive, musculoskeletal, skin etc.. 3 km from Bormio, near Bagni Vecchi, the eponymous building, partly dating from the tenth century, was recently restored and renovated and offers a beautiful wellness spa with locations that include a panoramic outdoor swimming pool, indoor pool, saunas and steam baths in natural caves dug into a mountain.