Leaving the town of Primaluna you can start many different walks and excursions in the mountains to places like: Grigna, Pizzo Tre Signori, Monte Legnone, various mountain shelters and pastures. It is also possible to practise mountain climbing at the Casa delle Guide at Introbio.
In the winter season the ski resorts open at the Piani di Bobbio and Valtorta (Barzio) as well as Pian delle Betulle, Alpe Paglio, Alpe Giumello, (Margno-Casargo) and Cainallo.
In half an hour’s time you can easily reach Lake Como for excursions to Bellano, Varenna, Dervio, Colico Menaggio and Bellagio.
The area also abounds in various gastronomic opportunities thanks to the numerous farms and farm holiday centres which have arisen in recent years.
On request, give guidance to our guests for walking or hiking in the area.
Walk on the bike’s runway from Primaluna to Prato S. Pietro – 1 hours
Walk on the bike’s runway from Primaluna to Barzio – “La Fornace” – 1 hours and half
Walk from Primaluna center to “Cappello d’Alpino” in “Contra” – 30 minutes
Walk from bridge of Pasturo on the rural road “Spinera” to Barzio village – We move from the “Casa delle Guide”
Walk from Alpe Paglio – from Primaluna by car half hour to “Pian delle Betulle” 30 minutes – following to “Lares Brusaa” 1 hours again
Walk from Alpe Giumello – from Primaluna 30 minutes by car – to Alpe Chiaro – beautiful wiew on the lake – 20 minutes
Rifugio Riva – from Primaluna 1 hours and half on foot – following for glacier of Grigna – Fasana Wall – 1 hours – following again for St. Calimero Church – 1 hours and half – return to Alpe Nava of Baiedo for Pasturo village – about 1 hours
To “Monte dei Cicch” from Primaluna – 2 hours and half
From Introbio – 5 minutes by car from Primaluna – to Val Biandino (Rifugio Tavecchia, Rifugio Bocca di Biandino, Rifugio Madonna della Neve) – about 3 hours – following to Rifugio Santa Rita 1 hours again
From Pasturo – 10 minutes by car from Primaluna – to Rifugio Pialeral – 2 hours
From Barzio – 12 minutes by car from Primaluna – (Piazzale Funivia) to Piani di Bobbio – 2 hours
Walk from Alpe Giumello – 40 minutes by car from Primaluna – Ring on foot around “Monte Muggio” – 2 hours and half
Escursions to Alpeggi of Premana (Valvarrone) – from Primaluna 30 minutes by car: Alpeggi of Solino – Premaniga – Val Fraina – Forni’s Valley – Chiarino – differents escursions and differents time but all very interesting for beautiful lands.
EXCURSIONS WITH MORE DIFFICULT
Rifugio Bogani (ex Capanna Monza) starting from Cainallo/Esino Lario – 40 minutes by car from Primaluna – 1 hour and 45 minutes
Rifugio Brioschi (summit of Grignone) starting from Cainallo/Esino Lario – 40 minutes by car from Primaluna – way “Cresta di Piancaformia” – 3 hours
Rifugio Casera Vecchia di Varrone – starting from Premana – 30 minutes by car from Primaluna – 1 hours and 45 minutes
Rifugio Falck – starting from Premana – 30 minutes by car da Primaluna – 3 hours and 30 minutes
Pizzo Tre Signori – starting from Premana – 30 minutes by car from Primaluna – 4 hours on foot
Monte Legnone – Valvarrone – starting from “Roccoli Lorla” 50 minutes by car from Primaluna – 3 hours on foot
SOME PROPOSALS FOR A “WALK FOR SPIRIT
Visit to the “Sanctuaries of Primaluna”: (Maria Bambina of Cortabbio – Church of San Rocco of Primaluna – Madonna delle Grazie of Barcone – Church of Sant’Anna in Vimogno) – 45 minutes from Cortabbio to Vimogno included 5 minutes stops in the various churches
Walk of “Cappellette Monastero del Carmelo” – from Barzio to Concenedo starting from Barzio, over Place of Lion – 30 minutes (from Primaluna to Barzio 12 minutes by car)
Walk from Vendrogno (Muggiasca Valley) to Sanctuary of “Madonna dei Miracoli of Lezzeno” – from Primaluna to Vendrogno 30 minutes by car – 20 minutes to get off and 1 hour to rise for return
To go for mushrooms in the woods around the country
To go for blueberries (Alpe Paglio e Betulle – Alpeggio Barconcelli – Alpe Fraina)
Knowing the “past of Premana – village festival’s are typical of summer pastures
Knowing the “Festivals of Alpini” of Primaluna(Cappello d’Alpino – Croce di Crevesto – Festa di Cortabbio)
Knowing the “Village’s Feast” of St. Pietro and Paolo – Parade of historic people “Torriani” – fraction’s of the Palio – lunch together in the Oratorio