Madesimo is an ideal base for several paths that reach Alpine shelters and lakes in the area.
The level of difficulty is varied and ranges from quiet walks to the historic path of the Via Spluga, an old road carved into the rock, and the peaks over 3000 meters.
At the Tourist Office of Madesimo you can find a detailed map with all the routes in the area and you can get in touch with the Alpine Guides for more challenging hikes.
In the area of Madesimo there are beautiful cycling routes for mountain biking and road tracks mixed with gravel and asphalt.
(GPS tracked paths)
In 2011 MADEBIKE was inaugurated, a bike park with trails for mountain bike – gravity of different levels.
Inside the sports center of the village, the climbing wall is open every day.
Throughout the Valchiavenna, there are numerous crags and bouldering walls of very different type and level (grip routes, overhangs, cracks, short monotypes and routes of a few hundred meters).
You can see in detail some of the most famous climbing routes HERE or check online “Valtellina, Chiavenna, Engadina” where other routes are shown.
For more information and technical details, you can contact the Alpine Guides of Valchiavenna:
In Madesimo there is a Golf Club, where the play area is composed of:
– 1 large driving range with a 18-hole putting green
– 1 training and practice bunker
– 1 large driving range with 4 covered and 3 uncovered stations
– 1 regulation-size green of 6 holes, on which are held competitions on 9 holes during the summer season
In the village there is a red-soil TENNIS court and a small FOOTBALL field.
There are also equipped facilities for ARCHERY, the MINI-GOLF, areas for practicing AIRSOFT and COMPRESSED-AIR SHOOTING and RIDING STABLES that organize private or group lessons and horseback riding.
At the Tourist Office you can buy daily/weekly permits or a tourist card for TROUT FISHING.