9 days in Turin & Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

9 days in Turin & Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

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— 2 nights
Gressoney Saint Jean
— 3 nights
La Salle
— 2 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Valletta


Turin — 2 nights

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Museo Egizio and Piazza San Carlo. Take a break from Turin with a short trip to Zoom Torino in Cumiana, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Superga, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll around Parco del Valentino, and see the interesting displays at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama).

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Valletta, Malta to Turin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Valletta in August, with highs in Turin at 28°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Gressoney Saint Jean.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Gressoney Saint Jean — 3 nights

You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lake Orta and San Giulio Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Gressoney Saint Jean: Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie (in Varallo), Forte di Bard (in Bard) and Castello di Fenis (in Fenis).

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You can drive from Turin to Gressoney Saint Jean in 2 hours. While traveling from Turin, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Gressoney Saint Jean, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to La Salle.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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La Salle — 2 nights

La Salle is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy.The Castello di Châtelard is in the town.EconomyThe economy of La Salle is, today, mainly based on tourism, during summer and winter seasons. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Lillaz Waterfalls, then explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate del Rutor. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Notre-Dame de Guerison, admire the verdant scenery at Val Ferret, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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You can drive from Gressoney Saint Jean to La Salle in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Valle d'Aosta travel guide

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.