Where the African Plate collided with the Euro-Asian Plate millions of years ago rises an amazing portion of the Italian Alps known as the Orobic Mountains. We’re east of Milan, in the Province of Bergamo. Fairy-tale-like scenes of roaring waterfalls, crystal-clear streams, and nearly one hundred alpine lakes filled with pristine turquoise water are waiting to be discovered. A unique and spectacular environment where several mountain lodges serve as retreats for those who want to stay overnight or simply stop and sample some delicious local dishes.
The beauty of the Orobic Alps lies not only in the profusion of water but also in the great variety of changing landscapes. In an area of about 70.000 hectares, lush green pre-alpine hills roll seamlessly into rocky peaks of over 3.000 metres. This is a territory of abundant biodiversity where protected endemic species of flowers can be found alongside deer, ibex, chamois, marmot, fox, eagle, hawk, falcon and many other wild animals: a true paradise of untouched nature.