8 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

8 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Valle d'Aosta trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Aosta
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Gressoney Saint Jean
— 2 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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Aosta

— 5 nights

Rome of the Alps

In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aosta: Cascade of Lenteney (in La Salle), Lago d'Arpy (in Morgex) and QC Terme Pre Saint Didier (in Pre-Saint-Didier). The adventure continues: soar above the sights with Charbonnier Mongolfiere, delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Aosta vacation planner.

London, UK to Aosta is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gressoney Saint Jean.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Gressoney Saint Jean

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): trek along Barmasc - Monte Zerbion, then head outdoors with Cavallo e Natura, then stop by Societa Agricola Dondeynaz & Gamba, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello di Graines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castel Savoia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, then contemplate the waterfront views at lago di Gabiet, and finally explore the activities along Lago di Brusson.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gressoney Saint Jean planner.

Traveling by car from Aosta to Gressoney Saint Jean takes 1.5 hours. In October in Gressoney Saint Jean, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gressoney Saint Jean

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Valle d'Aosta travel guide

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Spas · Castles · Ski Areas
Though Valle d'Aosta is Italy's smallest region, it contains the highest peaks of the Alps, including the "roof of the old continent," Mont Blanc. This area is an outdoor adventure lover's dream vacation, with myriad climbing and hiking opportunities above the valley floor. Valle d'Aosta is known around the world for its major climbing routes, many of which have made mountaineering history. In the winter, the valley is at the heart of the Italian skiing experience with several top-notch ski resorts. Many visitors include attractions such as Roman monuments, medieval castles, and Romanesque churches on their itinerary. Since ancient times, Valle d'Aosta has been an important crossroads of the Western Alps. Today, it's linked with France and Switzerland through the Mont Blanc Tunnel and the Little and Big Saint Bernard passes.