Great Saint Bernard

The Great Saint Bernard Valley, the Valpelline and the Ollomont Valley present landscapes of alluring, wild beauty, as well as authentic examples of local traditions; in summer, the Great Saint Bernard Pass offers a traditional route into Switzerland, as an alternative to the tunnel.

Spotlight

Opening of the Great St. Bernard Pass

Opening of the Great St. Bernard Pass

The mountain pass linking Valle d’Aosta with Switzerland reopens on the 30th of May at 11:00 am. From the 2472 metres altitude of the Pass the road descends towards Martigny. The pass will close in October.

An open-air museum

An open-air museum
In Etroubles, a permanent contemporary art gallery featuring world-famous artists. Download the mp3 guide and take a look at your leisure.

Seupa à la Vapelenentse

Seupa à la Vapelenentse
The recipe for the typical Valpelline soup, made with DOP-label Fontina.

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Polenta Festival

Doues   -   1 / 2 July 2017 Wine and gourmet festivals

In the past, polenta was eaten by our ancestors every day. Nowadays, the opportunity to eat it is slightly less frequent This festival provides the opportunity to rediscover it, cooked in variou…

Magic Summer in Aosta Valley

Various locations   -   21 July / 19 August 2017 Entertainment and shows

To Aosta Valley is magic belong all those events dedicated to the world of magic.

Alpages Ouverts - A full day on a mountain dairy farm

Various locations   -   22 July / 26 August 2017 Tourist and cultural visits

A full day on a mountain dairy farm together with those who work there all summer, following the pace set by the animals and the mountain environment. Guided visits, lunch with typical produce…

Alpages Ouverts - A full day on a mountain dairy farm

Ollomont   -   22 July 2017 Tourist and cultural visits

A full day on a mountain dairy farm together with those who work there all summer, following the pace set by the animals and the mountain environment. Guided visits, lunch with typical produce…

The “Seupa à la Vapelenentse" Festival

Valpelline   -   28 / 30 July 2017 Wine and gourmet festivals

Vapelenentse is a soup which is made using one of the best-known recipes in local cuisine.

Festival of Roast Jambon

Saint-Oyen   -   4 / 6 August 2017 Wine and gourmet festivals

The Roast Jambon from Saint-Oyen is listed as one of Val d’Aosta’s traditional food products.

Our Lady of the Snows

Oyace   -   5 August 2017 Traditional celebrations and processions

In Valle d’Aosta sono molti i santuari, le chiese e gli eremi meta di pellegrinaggi e processioni. Tra le ricorrenze più note quella del 5 agosto dedicata alla “Madonna delle Nevi”.

Our Lady of the Snows - Fonteinte Procession

Saint-Rhémy-En-Bosses   -   5 August 2017 Traditional celebrations and processions

Popular religious fervor celebrates Our Lady of the Snows in various places in the Aosta Valley, including Saint-Rhémy-en-Bosses, places from which begins the procession to the chapel of Fonteinte, a…

Veillà d'Etroble

Étroubles   -   12 August 2017 Traditional celebrations and processions

Per una sera, Étroubles, e i suoi abitanti rievocano i tempi passati, fortunatamente non ancora completamente dimenticati. Nell’antico borgo sono riproposti dal vivo vecchi mestieri, legat…

Fontina Festival

Oyace   -   13 / 15 August 2017 Wine and gourmet festivals

Fontina cheese is the pièce de resistance of Val d’Aosta agricultural produce and an extremely important element in traditional local cuisine. It is a soft, full-fat cheese, made with full-crea…

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A night in a mountain refuge

A night in a mountain refuge

A programme dedicated to those seeking to spend a weekend in close contact with the spectacular, unspoilt nature of the Aosta Valley.

3 nights from € 227
Fontina Cheese Tour

Fontina Cheese Tour

This route links some of the most important high mountain pastures where the Aosta Valley’s Protected Designation of Origin cheese «Fontina» is produced. Along the trail you can enjoy stunning view…

4 nights from € 300
Hiking with donkeys

Hiking with donkeys

Enjoy an easy walking journey through the unspoilt Valpelline, with donkeys (who will help you carry your luggage) as travel companions.

2 nights from € 289
In the shadow of the four-thousanders

In the shadow of the four-thousanders

This hiking programme will take you on a discovery of the most emblematic and interesting areas in the Valle d’Aosta, all the while accompanied by a nature guide.

3 nights from € 255
The Mont Fallère tour

The Mont Fallère tour

The highest stages of the route offer spectacular views over the Matterhorn, Gran Paradiso and Mont Blanc.

3 nights from € 195
Tour of Mont Fallère by Donkey (Ugo and Ardito)

Tour of Mont Fallère by Donkey (Ugo and Ardito)

A 3-day hike that circles Mont Fallère (3090 m).

2 nights from € 307
 
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