When vacationing in the heart of the Alps there is no time to get bored. There's always things to do both in summer and winter here, starting with hikes that take you through astonishing scenery, to cycling, trekking, mountaineering, horse riding, water sports, skiing and winter sports in winter. There's culture and history, and tales of ghosts and heroes that make up the culture and history. A holiday in the Aosta Valley is like a trip in the past, to which you add all the fun and modern facilities of nowadays, inclusive of some relaxing and pampering wellness and spa facilities. The holiday parks in the Aosta Valley will even allow you to enjoy all these together with loved ones and create some unforgettable memories.
Nature and sports
The continental climate of Valle d’ Aosta makes it suitable to enjoy nature all year round. The national park Gran Paradiso for example cannot be missed. It is the biggest national park in Italy, home to various flora and fauna. You can take some long walks in the park, explore the area by bike or take a horse ride in the midst of the serene nature. Holiday parks in Valle d’ Aosta are perfect for that memorable family vacation. Spend the whole day with the family at one of the rivers here. Enjoy a swim, or maybe kayaking, canoeing or rowing. Teach the children how to fish, enjoy lunch in a trattoria, a nice picnic on the river side and take many great pictures. There is so much to do here, you just have to pick and choose your list of favorites, or make sure you come back again and explore it both in summer and in winter. It is totally worth it!
The best of the ski resorts in the Aosta Valley
The Aosta Valley has some of the best ski resorts in the Alps, snow peaks reaching heights of 4000 meters, delightful little towns where you can enjoy some great apres-ski facilities. Take Courmayeur for example, it is one of the most popular resorts for skiing, and there is also a lively village you can explore here. Pila is great for high skiing and apres ski, and the Aosta town is just a gondola ride away, so there is plenty to do and experience here as well. For fabulous off-piste skiing and amazing glacier views you might want to try Champoluc, and don't forget Cervinia, a skiing world leader with access to Europe's highest lifts. After a long day on the slopes of Valle d’ Aosta, you can enjoy the gastronomy here in one of the many restaurants or cafes. Taste the Polenta, the famous cheese Fontina, cheese that is used for making the Fondula and the Costolette alla Valdostana, the Seupetta de Cogne Mocetta or the Panna cotta and you have yourself the perfect recipe for a fabulous holiday in the Aosta Valley.