New Year’s in a Mountain Shelter

A New Year’s holiday full of values and old-fashioned suggestions to celebrate the arrival of 2020 in the most amazing valley and among alpine landscapes

2 nights from € 198


  • 30 December 2019 - 01 January 2020

 The program of activities begins on the evening of arrival with an aperitif and dinner followed by a short stroll through the hamlet led by a local guide.

On New Year's Day the participants will spend the morning visiting the fairy-tale Savoia Castle, the Alpenfaunamuseum and the characteristic Walser villages of Saint-Jean and La-Trinité where a light buffet lunch of local products will be provided.

The celebrations of the evening of the 31st include an aperitif under the stars with torches and lanterns followed by a rich dinner with a New Year’s Eve menu and the traditional well-wishing toast.

Cost of the program per person in mountain shelter-style rooms and dormitories   € 198
The fee includes:
  • Check-in: December 30th; check-out: January 1st
  • Two overnight stays with half board
  • Accommodation at the Ou Crieriel mountain shelter in Lillianes in the Lys Valley
  • Various types of rooms are available that sleep 2, 4, 5 and 6 people - some with en-suite bathrooms, others with bathrooms outside the room for their exclusive use
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Kit with kettle and herbal teas available for guests
  • Program for December 30th:
    • 6:30 pm Welcome drink with 0-km products
    • 7:30 pm Walser-themed dinner
    • 9.00 pm Short itinerary on foot with local guide to discover the hamlet of Lillianes, followed by hot herbal tea and local stories
  • Program for December 31st – use of the participants’ own vehicles for transfers:
    • admission to the Savoia Castle with a guided tour of it
    • admission to and guided tour of the Alpenfaunamuseum of Gressoney-Saint-Jean
    • visit of the picturesque central square with the Christmas tree and the elegant church
    • continuation on to Gressoney-La-Trinitè for a light lunch with local products
    • afternoon free to continue the visits on your own
    • aperitif "under the stars"
    • rich New Year's Eve dinner in the mountain shelter - house drinks included
  • Basic medical insurance
The fee does not include:
  • tourist tax to be paid on the spot
  • transportation not mentioned in the program
  • extras of a personal nature
  • cancellation insurance - about 6% of the total amount - to be requested at the time of confirmation
  • everything that is not specified in "the fee includes" section


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