VISIT THE SURROUNDING
Aosta Valley is a region where there are plenty of things to do and to see.
On the table you'll find some brochures, in addition, here below you'll find a short list of the things we suggest you to see:
– Aosta and its Roman remains. The town centre surrounded by the Alps deserves to be seen. (If you are visiting between de beginning of December and the Epiphany, don’t forget to walk through the Christmas Market situated next to the Roman Theatre Remains).
– Valgrisenche: in summer, a walk through the larch woods and on the crest of the valley is a unique experience. In winter, Valgrisenche is a paradise for those who love ski touring and heliski. In addition, there is also a cross-country skiing and a downhill track.
– Val di Rhemes: this valley is a fantastic destination both in winter and in summer for families and for mountain lovers. In winter the snowpark is lot of fun for the youngest (and not only for them!). Furthermore, there is a long cross-country skiing track, the downhill ski resort and several walks that can be done both with snowshoes and the equipment of ski touring.
In summer, you can walk on green meadows, mountains and passes by choosing paths of various difficulty and length.
– Val di Cogne: another breathtaking valley, family-friendly and great for mountain lovers. Lillaz waterfalls in winter become the perfect destination for ice-climbers, whereas in summer they are a refreshing and stunning place to visit.
Moreover, in winter, Cogne is well-known for its long cross-country skiing track that links Epinel to Valnotey, the snowpark, the downhill tracks and the wide choice of walks that can be covered both with snowshoes and with the equipment of ski touring in the Gran Paradis National Park.
– Skyway: the eighth wonder of the world! A high-tech skyway will take you in a breathtaking landascape thanks to the 360° rotating cabins to 3500m on the Mont Blanc massif.
– Orrido canyon in Pré- Saint-Didier, which can be admired from the suggestive panoramic boardwalk from a height of 160 m. You'll be able to get a great view on the Mont Blanc Chain, on the dip of Pré-Saint-Didier with the villages of Champex, Palleusieux and Verrand, in addition to the great landscaope on the Orrido waterfall and the thermal spring.
– Pré-Saint-Didier Spa: perfect location to take care of yourself and spend a relaxing day surrounded by an amazing landscape.
– Parc Animalier: situated in Introd, it a park where you can admire all the typical animals that live in Aosta Valley.
– La Thuile: mountain village, which can be reached by following the road to Courmayeur and then taking left in Pré-Saint-Didier. A compulsory destination for the downhill skiers since its ski resort stretches for about 150 km.
– Pila: another adviced destination for the snow lovers. It can be reached from Aosta by taking a cablecar.
– Lakes: there are several lakes in Aosta Valley! Here you have a list of some nice walks that lead you to them:
- Lago d'Arpy: a 45 minute walk, mainly flat, which can be reached by the parking situated in front of Hotel Genzianella in Arpy (Morgex).
- Lago San Grato: about 2 hour walk, starting from Valgrisenche from the crossroads you'll find on the road that runs along the artificial lake of Beauregard. The first part is on a wide road, whereas the second one is a steeper path. (total difference in height 522 m)
- Lac du Fond: from Planaval of Arvier follow the road till La Clusaz. Keep going until the firsrìt bend after the village where you can park the car on the edge of the road. From there the path starts (alta via n.2) (total difference in height 780 m).
For further information have a look at the website: www.lovevda.it