6 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

6 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

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Aosta
— 3 nights
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La Thuile
— 2 nights
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Aosta

— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso and River Rafting & Tubing. Castello di Fenis and Criptoportico Forense will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Aosta side-trips: La Casermetta (in Courmayeur), Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne) and Maison Bruil (in Introd). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, admire the landmark architecture of Aosta Old Town, and make a trip to Porta Pretoria.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Aosta trip planner.

Turin to Aosta is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to La Thuile.

Things to do in Aosta

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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La Thuile

— 2 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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the activities along Lago d'Arpy and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate del Rutor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Laghi di Bella Comba and then take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the La Thuile day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Aosta to La Thuile with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Thuile

Parks · Nature · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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.