Stelvio National Park
is one of the largest nature reserves in Europe. 40% of the park lies in South Tyrol. The entire Ortler-Cevedale mountain range, featuring the highest peaks in the country, is located within the park.
The largest part of the park within South Tyrol is situated in Venosta Valley. Every Alpine climate zone can be found between the bottom of the valley at an altitude of 650 m – across extensive mountain forests, meadows and pastures above the tree lines – and the high Alpine glacial areas at an altitude of approx. 4000 m a.s.l.
At 3,905 meters, the Ortler is the highest mountain in the region and the highest peak in the Stelvio National Park. The National Park encompasses the municipalities of Stelvio, Prato allo Stelvio, Glorenza, Tubre in Val Monastero, Malles, Lasa, Silandro, Martello, Laces and Val d'Ultimo.
The head office of the Stelvio National Park
administration is located in Glorenza/Glurns. There are also four more national park houses in Venosta Valley, which focus on specific aspects of this sensitive local ecosystem: "naturatrafoi"
Here you can find more information on the Stelvio National Park