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Top 5 experiences for an autumn getaway

Published by Livigno on October 11 2021

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With the arrival of autumn, the Alps release a symphony of colours and shades that enchant and fascinate visitors, thanks to the warm tones of yellow and orange, which paint the landscape creating an evocative atmosphere not to be missed. In this magical context, Livigno offers a mix of experiences between nature, relaxation, shopping and culture, ideal for discovering the many facets of Little Tibet in a long weekend immersed in the valley, among the colours and scents of its extraordinary landscapes.

During the most romantic season of the year, nature shows its warmest colours and paints a dreamy landscape: as the temperatures drop, the land prepares to welcome winter, the meadows turn yellow, the water begins to flow less abundantly in the streams and the plants begin to change colour. In this period, the green fir trees give way to the warm shades of the centuries-old larches, making the many hiking trails through the woods attractive, to be followed in perfect harmony with nature on foot or by bicycle.

In this resort it is possible to combine outdoor activities with many other experiences: be pampered at the Aquagranda Active You! centre; discover the traditions and customs of the area through the ethnographic objects preserved at the Mus!; devote yourself to the most exclusive shopping along the kilometre of boutiques, specialised shops and single-brand shops that enliven the centre.

Walking and trekking for all levels

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The numerous paths that wind through the woods and lead up to the peaks are a true paradise for trekking enthusiasts. All you need is a pair of boots, a backpack and the advice of the Mountain Guides, who offer many interesting experiences suited to the level of physical and technical preparation of each visitor.

In this regard, for trekking lovers, Livigno offers many easy paths to walk in nature and in the meantime enjoy the uncontaminated landscape of the valley, such as the path that takes visitors to the panoramic Val Nera waterfalls, reachable in 1 hour and 40 minutes from the Al Vach car park.

The 17-kilometre-long cycle path that follows the entire length of the valley is also ideal for relaxing walks surrounded by the gentle slopes and the most impressive peaks of Livigno.

The impressive 3000-metre peaks are the perfect destination for experienced travelers who want to push their limits and go where the earth meets the clouds. To enhance the mountain heritage and bring travelers closer to the most desirable peaks, Livigno has launched the project 3000: summit diaries, which allows hikers to access a virtual diary by scanning a QR code located at the top, and leave their thoughts and messages to be shared with other mountain enthusiasts.

In the saddle for a romantic tour to discover the autumn colours.

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Aquagranda, one of the largest wellness and fitness centers in Europe, open until 31 October on Saturdays and Sundays, is the perfect destination for a regenerating autumn weekend. Aquagranda is ideal for families and has something for everyone thanks to its Slide & Fun area, open from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm, with a baby pool, a castle with water slides, adrenalin-pumping water slides, whirlpools and water jets. For those looking for peace and quiet, the Wellness & Relaxation Area, open from 12 noon to 10 p.m., is a paradise of well-being with its saunas at different temperatures.

The Wellness & Relax Area, open from 12 noon to 10 p.m., is a paradise of wellbeing, thanks to its saunas at different temperatures and humidity levels, its curative steam baths with beneficial effects on breathing, its suggestive saltwater pool for moments of pure relaxation, and the Kneipp path to stimulate the circulation.

Inside the area, you can experience the benefits of the "Aufguss" ritual with the sauna master. Furthermore, thanks to the 4 massage cabins, it is possible to enjoy an exclusive moment of well-being, choosing between a Hawaiian Lomi-Lomi, Pinda Ayurvedic, relaxing, sports or personalized message, or one of the special face and body treatments.

At the MUS! for an interesting retrospective on the history of Livigno and its inhabitants

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On cool autumn days, an alternative to Aquagranda is certainly the MUS!, the ethnographic museum of Livigno and Trepalle, which accompanies the visitor in the discovery of the past of this territory. Through the faithful reconstruction of domestic environments and interesting thematic sections, the museum bears witness to the spirit of adaptation and the art of making do with little, which have always distinguished the people of Livigno and Trepalle.

Located in an old wooden and masonry house, the ethnographic museum traces its roots back to the end of the 18th century. The museum can be visited with a guide or independently, thanks to the information panels in each room and the practical audio guide, a free app that visitors can download directly onto their smartphones.

Shopping is sweeter with the Sparkling Autumn promotion

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Shopping in Livigno has more taste and convenience: from 15 October to 30 November, buying in one of the shops adhering to the promotion "Autunno Frizzante", you will be able to withdraw immediately a sweet voucher, a delicious ticket to spend in your favorite restaurant, among those adhering to the initiative.

The center of Livigno is ideal for a relaxing stroll among brands and big names of fashion, with a total of more than 250 shops. Shopping enthusiasts will be able to choose between the many fashion stores where they can find the most prestigious and well-known brands in the world and choose between clothing, bags, shoes, hats and leather goods, while the luxury stores offer a wide range of products, accessories and luxury must-haves, including jewellery and watches of well-known and prestigious brands, but also innovative, tailored and made in Italy frames for glasses and an incredible assortment of perfumes of every fragrance and brand.

There is also plenty of high-quality sports shops where you can find everything you need for your workout. Here, sports enthusiasts can find shoes, clothing and sports equipment, and hitech stores where they can buy smartphones, cameras, PCs, smartwatches and many other accessories from the best brands on the market, thanks to the precious advice of experts.

 

 

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