12 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

12 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Valle d'Aosta itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Aosta
— 4 nights
Drive
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La Thuile
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Breuil-Cervinia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gressoney Saint Jean
— 2 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Rome

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Aosta

— 4 nights

Rome of the Alps

In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Explore hidden gems such as Saussurea Alpine Botanical Garden and Museo Archeologico Regionale. Change things up with these side-trips from Aosta: Maison Bruil (in Introd), Lago di Place-Moulin (in Bionaz) and Santuario di Notre-Dame de Guerison (in Courmayeur). Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Parco Regionale del Mont Avic. There's lots more to do: hike along Sentieri della Valnontey, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rifugio Vittorio Sella, snap pictures at The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael APERTO SINO AL 1 NOVEMBRE, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Sarriod de La Tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Aosta day trip planner.

Rome to Aosta is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to La Thuile.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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La Thuile

— 3 nights
La Thuile is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley of northwest Italy.GeographyLa Thuile is situated in the Alps at the extreme north-west of the country, close to the French alpine town of La Rosière. Explore hidden gems such as Val Veny and Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo. Go for a jaunt from La Thuile to Courmayeur to see Panizzi about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Lago del Miage, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Combal, and stroll through La Thuile.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read La Thuile journey site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aosta to La Thuile. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Breuil-Cervinia.

Things to do in La Thuile

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

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Breuil-Cervinia

— 2 nights
Breuil-Cervinia is an alpine resort in the Aosta Valley region of northwest Italy. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): hike along Lago Blu and then take in the awesome beauty at Lago di Lod. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): wander the streets of Centro Storico Breuil-Cervinia, head outdoors with Funivia Plateau Rosa, and then stop by Casa del Miele.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Breuil-Cervinia online visit planner.

Explore your travel options from La Thuile to Breuil-Cervinia with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gressoney Saint Jean.

Things to do in Breuil-Cervinia

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Gressoney Saint Jean

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Miniere d'oro di Brusson and then explore the activities along Lago Gover. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Torgnon and then fly down the slopes at Col de Joux.

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Traveling by car from Breuil-Cervinia to Gressoney Saint Jean takes 2 hours. In August in Gressoney Saint Jean, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gressoney Saint Jean

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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Valle d'Aosta travel guide

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Spas · Castles · Ski Areas
Though Valle d'Aosta is Italy's smallest region, it contains the highest peaks of the Alps, including the "roof of the old continent," Mont Blanc. This area is an outdoor adventure lover's dream vacation, with myriad climbing and hiking opportunities above the valley floor. Valle d'Aosta is known around the world for its major climbing routes, many of which have made mountaineering history. In the winter, the valley is at the heart of the Italian skiing experience with several top-notch ski resorts. Many visitors include attractions such as Roman monuments, medieval castles, and Romanesque churches on their itinerary. Since ancient times, Valle d'Aosta has been an important crossroads of the Western Alps. Today, it's linked with France and Switzerland through the Mont Blanc Tunnel and the Little and Big Saint Bernard passes.