Shambala in the shelter you will find a perfect synthesis between 'love of Flavio Spazzadeschi and his family to the mountains and their territory, and their professionalism, daughter of a long experience in the fields of catering and tourism.


Free Tibet

Flavio Spazzadeschi, comes in contact with Tibetan culture and the world during expeditions in the Himalayas at the turn of the '80s and '90s, and subsequent travel in countries such as India, Nepal, and, of course Tibet.



One of the reasons why the family Spazzadeschi has chosen to open the refuge Shambala, and work to 'alpe Giumello, a place full of greenery, is the' love of nature and the mountains seen as a real wealth to be protected.



The refuge Shambala has a 'wide range of dishes made of the products that the territory Valsassinese offers. Quality, tradition, freshness are the basis of our culinary art. Come, then to discover the flavors of our fantastic territory.



Rooms at the Shambala are designed to provide their guests with all what you can expect when using and staying in a mountain retreat. Upon entering the room you immediately feel to be welcomed in an 'environment particularly ...


The Refuge Shambala

The new hut, which opened its business in August of 2008, is owned by the family Spazzadeschi (Flavio, Lella and children), former owner of the Rifugio Capanna Vittoria, present in Giumello since 1987.

The Refuge Shambala is located in a panoramic position with views over the lakes of Como and Lugano, Monte Rosa, the Matterhorn, and the Alpine foothills Orobiche is easily reached by car (1h and 30m from Milanosia through SS36 output Bellano - Direction Taceno, Casargo, Alpe Giumello, that along the new road Valsassina - direction Lecco, Ballabio, Taceno)

It offers a restaurant service with typical local dishes and 6 rooms with bathroom for a total of 21 beds (you can only rates with breakfast, half board or full board).

The Refuge Shambala is the ideal base for leisurely walks for adults and children. for more information detailed information about the events organized on the territory and the routes passable on foot or by Mountain bike or horse, see the website

Rifugio Shambala' Alpe Giumello - m.1550 - Alta Valsassina, Lecco
Gestione: Fam.Flavio Spazzadeschi
Telefono rifugio: 0341 802024 - Cell: 340 6722738