Ardesio in 24 hours

“Hurrah, I’m in Ardesio! What can be done here?” If you only have a little time, we will help you make the most of it.

Pay a visit with great reverence to the Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie, walk along the medieval streets of the historic center, sip a drink in one of the bars in the center, head towards the majestic Parish Church, from its churchyard you can admire the stupendous crown of mountains that surround Ardesio.

I’m only in Ardesio for half a day. What can I do?

Don’t miss a visit to the Ethnographic Museum of the Upper Seriana Valley with the rooms of the ancient crafts of the valley, pay a visit to the Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie, walk in the historic center admiring the buildings and taste a typical dish in the restaurants.

I’m only in Ardesio for a day. What can I do?

Ardesio, we have already talked about the historic centre, is dotted with 14 districts, all with a renovated and enjoyable historic centre; Valcanale is absolutely worth visiting with its Dolomite mountains, with its superb fir forests, with its ancient water-powered Venetian sawmill and with breathtaking hiking routes, also suitable for family tourism.

What can I do in Ardesio in case of bad weather?

One thing is certain: you absolutely must visit the historic center, the Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie, the Ethnographic Museum of the Upper Seriana Valley, there you will get to know Ardesio over the centuries. Have you already bought any souvenirs? You can dedicate yourself to some outdoor or indoor activities while enjoying some local gastronomy.

Can I get to Ardesio by public transport?

Ardesio is included in the local public transport circuit with several daily connections with Bergamo and its Orio Al Serio Caravaggio International Airport, just 40 km away.

How many kilometers of hiking trails does Ardesio offer?

Dozens of paths start from the center and the districts, many suitable for mountain bike routes, many circular ones that lead to the start, many suitable for Nordic walking, for a total of 54 km of practicable routes.

Are there hiking trails that can also be used in winter?

The center sits on a plateau at 600m above sea level which makes all winter routes accessible. In Valcanale at over 1200m above sea level there are some of the best ski mountaineering routes of all the Orobie. Without forgetting the snowshoe routes.