Scalve valley and Camonica valley tour

The route sets off from Bergamo and leads onto local road 671, crossing the SERIANA VALLEY until it reaches Clusone – a town well worth a visit for its historical centre and famous frescoes of the Dance Macabre.

Setting off again, the route travels towards the Passo della Presolana (Presolana pass), heading from Castione in the direction of Schilpario, where the scenery is decorated with ski-slopes.

In Castione della Presolana you can have a break at  ristorante hotel Des Alpes where you’ll be sorrunded by a breathtaking sighteseeing, peace and silence. There is also the option to book a comfortable room in the hotel, managed by Migliorati family.

Des Alpes hotel in Castione della Presolana, Bergamo - Italy

Des Alpes Hotel – Via Donico 10, Castione della Presolana (BG)

Continuing our journey, we’re now in Val di Scalve (Scalve valley), a town also known for its mines, which can be visited upon request.

The route then heads up to the Passo di Vivione (Vivione pass), along a road that is narrow and winding but has a good surface. It continues up to Berzo Demo, located at the valley floor of the Oglio river.

Here we arrive in Val Camonica (Camonica valley) where, at the top, you can visit the prehistorical open-air museums with rock inscriptions left by the Camuni people.

After Breno, we continue along the SS42 towards Darfo Boario Terme, where we recommend you take a break to enjoy the local thermal baths.

Getting back on the bike, we head down towards Lovere and Lake Iseo; from here you can choose whether to continue coasting around the lake or head back towards Bergamo, crossing the Val Cavallina.

Total distance covered is between 250 to a max. 300 km, according to the route taken

Hotel Des Alpes – Castione della Presolana

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