Bicycle friendly hotel in cycling paradise Bormio.

La Genzianella
Cycling & biking

Welcome to La Genzianella

Set just few steps from the centre of Bormio and the Bormio 2000 cable-car, la Genzianella welcomes you in a warm atmosphere blending art of living and Alpine tradition. La Genzianella offers 40 tastefully decorated guest rooms and suites, all non smoking and elegantly furnished.

If you want to spend you holiday in the Italian Alps, one of the reasons must be the food. Isn't it? That's why we want to take you on a trip through the traditions and secrets of the best Italian cuisine offering healthy and genuine dishes. Great care and attention are taken in the preparation of the hotel menu to make your dining at the restaurant Genzianella a wonderful culinary experience. Italians cook it better ;-)

With stunning scenery and wildlife, an endless range of activities and 300 days of sunshine per year Alta Valtellina the perfect place to get your fresh air and sun fix – summer or winter! At La Genzianella we will be happy to help you organizing the perfect tailor made active holiday!

Your smile when you are back from hard climb on the Stelvio or Gavia makes us happy too! Over the last few years, Bormio has evolved into one of the leading destinations for road cycling fans in the Alps and it is now home to several great events such as the Giro d'Italia in May 2017. La Genzianella is Bike hotel since 2005 and has developed special services for cyclists such as safe deposit and accompanied bike tours together with Stelvio Experience company.



Time to relax in your hotel in Bormio!

We offer a wellness area with two saunas: an inner classic finnish sauna open on daily basis; and an outdoor Kelo sauna (open upon reservation with two hours of advance). The Kelo sauna, arrived directly from Lapland, stands for traditional Finnish relaxation and is made out of Kelo pine tree wood, as pecial tree extremely resistant to weather conditions, which doesn’t make it necessary to additionally dam it or treat it with preservatives. Taking a sauna in a Kelo sauna is pure nature.


A tranquil experience, through caring hands. On holiday we all need to feel spoiled and recharge the energy with a private relaxing moment away from everything. In the massage centre of the hotel la Genzianella you are in good hands. Professional therapists will take care of you. Choose the best massage for you.


Rooms and suites

A well spent day brings happy sleep!

Enjoy the pleasant Italian design and experience the warmth of local wood and natural colors and materials during your holiday in Bormio. This accommodation in the Italian Alps is the perfect place to recharge your batteries and really enjoy yourself. All the bedrooms are en-suite and come with a flat screen TV, and free WiFi. Most of the rooms have balcony (only one without) and all are non smoking.


Our restaurant

Treat yourself to a wonderful culinary experience.

Treats that combine regional with Mediterranean flavors are what our chefs are passionate about. At the Genzianella Hotel in Bormio, one of our main priorities, is that our clients enjoy a great dining experience in a cosy and relaxed atmosphere. You know how much Italians care about food! At La Genzianella you will find this care and traditions in real home made Italian dishes, accompanied by a selection of more then 100 local and Italian wines such as Sfursat, Amarone, Chianti, Barolo, Brunello.

Enjoy road biking and cycling in Bormio when staying at La Genzianella Hotel!

Cycling & biking

We care a lot about your bike holiday in the Alps!

Are you an eager cyclist? All you dream is climbing the Stelvio and when you talk about "her" you mean your bike? Ok, you are in the right place. We know you are not in Bormio to relax! You just want to ride your bicycle Together with Stelvio experience we created a special bike package ideal for you! The Genzianella hotel has in fact passed the Stelvio Experience Bike Hotel control with flying colours and is an official Bike Hotel in Bormio.

When you reserve you can select the special bike plan, and all these services will be included in your holiday.


Road bike

La Genzianella is surrounded by Europe’s most famous mountain passes including Mortirolo, Gavia, Stelvio, Foscagno and Bernina.

Bormio is the ideal place to stay if you wich to climb by bike the giant of cyclism: Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo. All these passes are at Bormio’s doorstep and are included in Italy’s famous bike race, the “Giro d’Italia”. They are a must for every passionate cyclist from all over the world. We will do our best to put you (and your road bike) in good shape before and after every climb on our tough mountain passes!


Mountain biking

Under the name of Alta Rezia bike sports reunities a region that has in fact historically an culturally always been united.

Alta Rezia opens up a fascinating world of apparent contrasts. Such as the three languages spoken in these corner of the Alps: Retoromanisch in Graubunden, Italian in Valtellina and German in the upper part of Alta Rezia. And also natural contrasts of the trails that will lead you from the glaciers of the Gran Zebru 3859mt to the wine yards in the area of Tirano at 300mt above sea level. Come and discover what this natural bike arena has to offer you: endless single trails (all mapped with gps), the spectacular Bernina red train used as a bike shuttle, lift facilities professional bike guides, three bike parks (Bormio | Livigno) and also... mountain genuine food, wellness, art and culture – because your bike holiday is not simply about biking. Discover here the 111 mapped routes in Alta Rezia, between Italian and Swiss Alps.

Bormio, a lively village in the central Italian Alps

Summer in Bormio

There is a lot to discover during a summer holiday in Bormio!

Bormio, a lively village in the central Italian Alps: Enjoy the local spontain hospitality.

    • Accompanied trekking tour: The mountains are calling and I must go.
    • Summer guide: Enjoy the cripy air of the mountains.
    • Summer for kids: A family summer holiday in the mountains offers children a great blend of sport and fun.

    Winter in Bormio

    Winter in Bormio is incredible, discover all activities.

    Snowshoeing guided tours: Two snow shoe excursions every week, inluded in your stay, to discover the winter in a different way.

    • Skiing: From the beginning of December till mid April, The Genzianella Hotel is the perfect choice of cosy hotel to spend your winter holidays in Bormio.
    • Winter activities: An invigorating combination of snow and sun, sets the scene for unforgettable winter adventures in the Italian Alps.
    • Ski holidays with kids: Enjoy unforgettable moments on the snow with your family.


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