History, spirit and goals of the Stelvio National Park
Set up on 24 April 1935, with its 130,734 hectares the Stelvio National Park is one of the largest Italian national parks. The 17,000 hectares of the Trentino sector include the communes of Peio, Rabbi and Pellizzano. The consortium that manages it consists of the Ministry for the Environment, the Autonomous Provinces of Trento and Bolzano and the Region of Lombardy. The park’s remit includes the protection and conservation of its ecosystems, the safeguarding of its landscape, the harmonious integration between nature and culture, scientific research, environmental education and the development and promotion of tourism.