8 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

8 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

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Fly
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Aosta
— 4 nights
Drive
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La Thuile
— 3 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Valletta

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sentieri della Valnontey and Prato di Sant'Orso. Get in touch with nature at Lago di Lod and Lago Blu. Venture out of the city with trips to Terme di Saint-Vincent (in Saint-Vincent), Percorso di Barefooting (in Morgex) and Cogne (Lillaz Waterfalls & Rifugio Vittorio Sella). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Rhemes Notre Dame Ski Area, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, explore the ancient world of Criptoportico Forense, and look for gifts at Saponeria Artigianale Camden Town.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Aosta road trip site.

Valletta, Malta to Aosta is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to La Thuile.
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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo and Giardino Botanico Alpino Chanousia. Get outdoors at Lago d'Arpy and Lago Combal. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Thuile: Cascade of Lenteney (in La Salle) and Courmayeur (Val Veny & Saussurea Alpine Botanical Garden). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at QC Terme Pre Saint Didier and head outdoors with Lago del Miage.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the La Thuile day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Aosta to La Thuile with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel 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.
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