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Stelvio National Park Travel Guide
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Stelvio National Park

Introduction

Extending over an area of 1,307 kmē (505 sq mi), Stelvio National Park is the largest national park in Northern Italy. It was founded in 1935, making it one of the oldest in the country.

The park is divided between Lombardy and South Tyrol and borders the Swiss National Park. The park has a rich a variety of wildlife including chamois, ibex, deer, wild boar, foxes, badgers, mountain hares, marmots, stoats, pine martens, lammergeiers, golden eagles, buzzards, eagle-owls, rock partridges and woodpeckers.

On the Lombard side are the mountain lakes of Cancano, San Giacomo and Livigno, as well as the famous ski and hot springs resort of Bormio.

Please visit the official website for more information.

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