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 3rd of June at 11:30 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.

events

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The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

Gignod   -   18 February 2017 / 25 / 28 February 2017 Carnivals

According to tradition, this carnival event was established in commemoration of the march through the Great St. Bernard Pass by Napoleon and his troops in May 1800, during his campaign in Italy.

The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

Roisan   -   25 February 2017 / 27 / 28 February 2017 Carnivals

La tradizione lega la nascita del carnevale al passaggio di Napoleone attraverso il Colle del Gran San Bernardo, nel maggio del 1800, durante la campagna d’Italia. I costumi sarebbero dunque l…

The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

Saint-Oyen   -   25 February 2017 Carnivals

La tradizione lega la nascita del carnevale al passaggio di Napoleone attraverso il Colle del Gran San Bernardo, nel maggio del 1800, durante la campagna d’Italia. I costumi sarebbero dunque l…

The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

Doues   -   26 / 28 February 2017 Carnivals

According to tradition, this carnival event was established in commemoration of the march through the Great St. Bernard Pass by Napoleon and his troops in May 1800, during his campaign in Italy. Th…

The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

Saint-Rhémy-En-Bosses   -   26 February 2017 / 28 February 2017 Carnivals

La tradizione lega la nascita del carnevale al passaggio di Napoleone attraverso il Colle del Gran San Bernardo, nel maggio del 1800, durante la campagna d’Italia. I costumi sarebbero dunque l…

Bataille de reines

Gignod   -   23 April 2017 Batailles de reines et de tchevre

“Concours Batailles de Reines” elimination phase
9:00 am weighing of the Reines
12:30 pm fights begin

offers

Snowshoes safari

Snowshoes safari

Dedicated to those who desire full immersion into the magical world of snow and to discover enchanting villages.

3 nights from € 265
 
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