8 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

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Aosta
— 4 nights
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La Thuile
— 3 nights
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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 Lago Blu. Get in touch with nature at Lago di Lod and Rifugio Vittorio Sella. Venture out of the city with trips to Percorso di Barefooting (in Morgex), Terme di Saint-Vincent (in Saint-Vincent) and Cogne (Prato di Sant'Orso & Lillaz Waterfalls). 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 Val Veny. Get outdoors at Lago d'Arpy and Giardino Botanico Alpino Chanousia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Thuile: Cascade of Lenteney (in La Salle) and Saussurea Alpine Botanical Garden (in Courmayeur). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lago Combal, indulge in some personalized pampering at QC Terme Pre Saint Didier, and head outdoors with Lago del Miage.

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Traveling by car from Aosta to La Thuile takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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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