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

Closure of the Great St. Bernard Pass

Closure of the Great St. Bernard Pass

On the 17th of October 2022 the mountain pass closes for the winter. It is expected to re-open in June. Road links with Switzerland are guaranteed through the tunnel.

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.

Golf

Golf

Nine holes at Gignod, just minutes from Aosta.

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The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

Gignod   -   11 / 21 February 2023 Carnivals
The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

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.

ISMF Youth World Cup Ski Mountaineering

Saint-Rhémy-En-Bosses   -   11 / 12 February 2023 Sport
ISMF Youth World Cup Ski Mountaineering

Two ISMF Youth World Cup Ski Mountaineering races will take place in Crévacol, in the Great Saint Bernard Valley.

The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

Étroubles   -   16 / 17 February 2023 Carnivals
The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

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

Saint-Oyen   -   18 February 2023 Carnivals
The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

Tradition links the birth of the carnival to Napoleon’s passage through the Colle del Gran San Bernardo, in May 1800, during the Italian campaign.

The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

Doues   -   19 / 21 February 2023 Carnivals
The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

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

Saint-Rhémy-En-Bosses   -   19 / 21 February 2023 Carnivals
The Coumba Freida Historic Carnival

The historic mountain carnival

Bataille de reines

Valpelline   -   7 May 2023 Batailles de reines et de tchevre
Bataille de reines

“Concours Batailles de Reines” elimination round

Giro d'Italia - passage of the 13th stage

Various locations   -   19 May 2023 Sport
Giro d'Italia - passage of the 13th stage

The 13th stage of the “pink race” passes through the Aosta Valley region: departure from Borgofranco d’Ivrea and arrival in Crans-Montana via the Great Saint Bernard mountain pass.

Bataille de reines

Étroubles   -   30 July 2023 Batailles de reines et de tchevre
Bataille de reines

“Concours Batailles de Reines” elimination phase

Bataille de reines

Bionaz   -   20 August 2023 Batailles de reines et de tchevre
Bataille de reines

“Concours Batailles de Reines” elimination phase

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