6 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

6 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

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Fly to Turin, Bus to Aosta
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Aosta
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gressoney-la-Trinite
— 1 night
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Seattle

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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.
You've now added Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Forte di Bard (in Bard), Cascate del Rutor (in La Thuile) and Val Ferret (in Courmayeur). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, take in the dramatic scenery at Lillaz Waterfalls, and take an in-depth tour of Maison Bruil.

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Seattle, USA to Aosta is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Aosta due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gressoney-la-Trinite.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours

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Gressoney-la-Trinite

— 1 night
Gressoney-La-Trinité is a town and comune in the Val de Gressoney, part of the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy.GeographyAt an elevation of above sea level, Gressoney-La-Trinité is the highest village in the Val de Gressoney, the valley of the small river Lys which is fed by the Lys glacier.HistoryThe area was settled by the Walser people from the Valais who left behind characteristic "Walser houses", or Stadel, buildings made of wood and stone sitting on short mushroom-shaped pillars. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castel Savoia.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Gressoney-la-Trinite online road trip planner.

You can drive from Aosta to Gressoney-la-Trinite in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Gressoney-la-Trinite are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gressoney-la-Trinite

Historic Sites

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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.