13 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

13 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

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Fly to Turin, Bus to Breuil-Cervinia
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Breuil-Cervinia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gressoney Saint Jean
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bionaz
— 2 nights
Drive
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La Thuile
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cogne
— 3 nights
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Breuil-Cervinia — 2 nights

Breuil-Cervinia is an alpine resort in the Aosta Valley region of northwest Italy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lago di Lod and Cascate Di Mascognaz. Take a break from Breuil-Cervinia with a short trip to Monterosa Ski in Champoluc, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Pista Ventina, take a stroll through Centro Storico Breuil-Cervinia, stop by Casa del Miele, and head outdoors with Nol-Ski.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Breuil-Cervinia planning site.

Rome to Breuil-Cervinia is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gressoney Saint Jean.
Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature
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Gressoney Saint Jean — 2 nights

On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Pont-Saint-Martin and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Gover. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lago di Brusson, then stroll through Col de Joux, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Miniere d'oro di Brusson.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gressoney Saint Jean day trip tool.

Getting from Breuil-Cervinia to Gressoney Saint Jean by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Gressoney Saint Jean are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bionaz.
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Bionaz — 2 nights

Bionaz is a comune sparso which extends over 143km2 of the North-Eastern Valpelline area of the Aosta Valley region of northwest Italy. On the 13th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Place-Moulin, hit the slopes at Torgnon, and then appreciate the views at Valle del Gran San Bernardo. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Nus, then examine the collection at MAV - Museo dell'Artigianato Valdostano di Tradizione, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vallone di Saint-Barthelemy.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bionaz trip site.

You can drive from Gressoney Saint Jean to Bionaz in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to La Thuile.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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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. Step off the beaten path and head to Saussurea Alpine Botanical Garden and La Thuile. Venture out of the city with trips to Percorso di Barefooting (in Morgex) and Courmayeur (Panizzi, Santuario di Notre-Dame de Guerison, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lago Combal, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo, and get outside with Lago del Miage.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the La Thuile online trip maker.

Getting from Bionaz to La Thuile by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cogne.
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Cogne — 3 nights

Cogne is a town and comune in Aosta Valley, northern Italy, with 1439 inhabitants, as of 2012.GeographyCogne is located in the valley with the same name along a stream known as the Torrent Grand Eyvia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Roman Aqueduct-Bridge of Pont d'Ael APERTO SINO AL 1 NOVEMBRE and Sentieri della Valnontey. Venture out of the city with trips to Chiesa di San Nicola (in Saint Nicolas), Gran Paradiso (in Valsavarenche) and Introd (Maison Bruil & Castello di Introd). And it doesn't end there: trek along Rifugio Vittorio Sella, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Pellaud, stroll through Montseuc Belvedere Sentiero natura, and appreciate the views at Prato di Sant'Orso.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cogne day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from La Thuile to Cogne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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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.