The Aosta Valley is the smallest region of Italy, located between France and Switzerland. The natural environment is rugged and varied and it will fascinate anyone during spending a holiday in the Aosta Valley. The castles and fortresses here are guarding the valley, completing the view that is already fascinating. The trail in Gran Paradiso is a fantastic hike for both novice and experienced hikers and the national park of Gran Paradiso offers some amazing unspoilt nature, fauna and flora. Then there is also the ascent of Gran Sasso, a fun challenge for the more experienced climbers. If you are looking for well-maintained and modern ski slopes in winter, head over to Breuil Cervina, Chatillon or Valtournenche and spend a wonderful family holiday in the Aosta Valley with skiing and winter sports. The intimate atmosphere of the villages ensures also really fun apres ski facilities for young and old. Another way of exploring the beauty of the area is the Valdotaine Grande haute route, which is a great escape for lovers of ski mountaineering.Culture and history in a natural setting
When it comes to culture in this region of Italya, with a holiday home in the Aosta Valley you'll find yourself in the middle of a series of cultural and historical sights that will be easily accessible, like the Sant Orso, a complex of medieval churches which is very special through its entire architecture. The murals are beautiful here and they date from the 11th century. Discover the castles of Fenis, Verres and Chatillon or Issogne. The architecture here exudes the wealth of their past inhabitants, and the wrought-iron fountain in the shape of a tree is unique. There is also the Alps museum in Bard, which takes you on a virtual journey through the Alps, the Regional Archaeological Museum and many others that you can visit during your holiday in the Aosta Valley. Don't miss out on the spectacular Roman ruins here either, and events held here during the year, like various festivals and carnivals.
A year-round destination
Culture and nature are perfectly combined in the Aosta Valley and this splendid destination offers diverse fun for people of all ages. In winter you can go skiing in Cervinia at the foot of the Matterhorn. Book a holiday home in the Aosta Valley and have the best time with your loved ones in with free-style skiing here. You can even try heliskiing. And what about a glacier descent from a height of like 3500 meters? In the very least exciting. There is a single pass allowing access to 800 km of ski slopes, for fans of winter sports! There are also fun parks for snowboarders and boarder crossers. To round off a day in the outdoors, both in summer and winter, you can pamper yourself in a spa centrum.