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There's plenty to do in Val Camonica! In the winter months, guests visiting Val Camonica can enjoy dogsled and snow mobile rides, ice skating, snowshoeing and ice climbing in addition to skiing and snowboarding the 80 kilometers of pistes. Heliskiing is also an option. Trekking, rock climbing, golf and fishing are popular activities in warmer months.
Visitors also tour the area’s many museums and historical sites along with attending numerous cultural festivals held throughout the year. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Val Camonica is home to the largest complex of prehistoric rock drawings in Europe. Guests enjoy dining on the local cuisine, strolling through Italian fashion boutiques and relaxing in a tranquil spa.
Everything is delicious, but anyone who loves food should try the traditional dishes of Val Camonica, including casoncelli. Typically made with local ingredients, these gastronomic delights are a wonderful mix of aromas, colors and flavors. The dish's half-moon shaped noodle is stuffed with meat, herbs and cheese topped with tomato sauce and grated parmesan cheese.
Other local dishes include wild boar stew, strinu, a type of sausage, and tagliata, a combination of rocket salad and lightly cooked beef strips. The valley is also home to a variety of small cheese forms that contain a breadth of mountain flavors. Fatuli is a particular flavorful type of juniper-smoked cheese made from raw goat’s milk.
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