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Welcome

Welcome

Livigno is a village located in the Italian Alps, on the border with Switzerland, in a wide valley at an altitude of 1,800 meters (5,900 ft) above sea level. It…

History

History

Livigno was first mentioned in in some Medieval documents, where it was called “Vinea et Vineola” and identified as high mountain pastures under the control of Venosta Family in the…

Key figures

Key figures

Altitude: 1816- 3000 meters Inhabitants: 6,050 Surface of the ski area: 75 sq km Downhill ski slopes: 115 kms (72 miles) Cross-country ski trails: 40 kms (25 miles) Lift facilities: 31 Total…

Mountain Shopping

Mountain Shopping

Livigno has enjoyed a duty free status for a long time. This makes it possible today to get the best prices while shopping in the whole valley: so you will…

Getting to Livigno

Getting to Livigno

BY CAR From the North Tunnel Munt la Schera – Punt La Drossa. Open all year 24 hours a day. Open in alternating one-way. From 3rd december 2011 to 14th april…

Typical products

Typical products

To bring  home or to taste in Livigno’s restaurants! Cold Cuts The choice of local cold cuts is wide, starting from classic salamini, to Valtellina ham or violino (goat ham).…

Wine and Spirits

Wine and Spirits

WINES “ Very strong”: this is what Leonardo da Vinci  thought about Valtellina’s wines. These wines are made with grapes picked with great effort from the terraces which with hard…

Latteria di Livigno

Latteria di Livigno

The Latteria di Livigno, was born in 1950 , where farmers brought in turn milk to be processed. During years the company changes, but after all this time the main…