Above and beyond its renown as a ski resort, Bormio is also internationally famous for its enchanting thermal spas. This makes it the ideal choice for those who feel the need to re-establish contact with nature, sample wellness practices to free the mind and body of the toxins and stress of our frantic modern lives. Bormio Terme, Bagni Vecchi, and Bagni Nuovi in Valdidentro offer good starting points on the path to regeneration.
Start at Bormio Terme with a dip in the large thermal water pool. Then move first to the hammam and then to the Kneipp course, the perfect choice after a few minutes in the sauna Don’t miss the emotional showers and the scented water mists. Nature lovers will enjoy unforgettable moments at the “Quattro Stagioni” pool or the Loggia Termale, a roofed pool open at the sides filled with 35 degree Centigrade water and a view of the Stelvio ski-run and mountains. Bormio Terme is made for families: there are thermal water baby pools, sprays and fountains, and water slides even for the smallest children.
The Bagni Vecchi baths in Valdidentro thousands of years old are one of the most popular destinations in Valtellina. Plan a stop in the oldest area, the Roman Baths, with the two large pools that have been used for over two-thousand years. Learn the story behind the Austrian Arch-duchesses’ Baths once reserved only for her. Walk 50 metres down into the mountain to the thermal waters in the San Martino Sweat Grotto. Relax in the outdoor pool in summer and winter heated with thermal water admiring the spectacular view of the peaks surrounding Bormio.
You might equally regenerate in the outdoor pools of thermally heated water at the Bagni Nuovi Baths Resort in Valdidentro. The name of the paradise here is Giardini di Venere: an itinerary in the open air between mountains, water, and bracing, bright air. Discover the revitalizing Bagni di Giove, the relaxing Bagni di Ercole or Neptune’s Grotto: an indoor detoxification course. Recommended in both winter and summer, the Vasche di Saturno pools let you stretch out in the open air in steamy waters. Let yourself go to the music underwater and look at the natural beauty around you. Close your eyes and free your soul.