Valchiavenna is a large valley which extends towards north from the top of the lake of Como to the Spluga Pass, on the Swiss border.
Important way between the north and the south of the Alps, boasts numerous historical evidences. Chiavenna, the main town of the valley, offers very interesting opportunities concerning culture, art and gastronomy. Madesimo and Campodolcino ski areas are very attractive in winter, but the whole valley offers a lot of opportunities in every period of the year. Museum and palaces are worthy to mention in Valchiavenna, among all the Treasure Museum in Chiavenna and Palazzo Vertemate Franchi in Piuro.