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City break in Aosta. Active leisure ideas for Aosta - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Aosta never ceases to attract fans of alpine skiing. Local trails are comfortable and suitable for both beginner sportsmen and experienced skiers. There are several skiing schools in the city where everyone is welcome to take several lessons from experienced sportsmen. Young people are in love with «Docks Dora» center that has cozy restaurants, stylish bars, and dance floors. There are even a student theater and several galleries where visitors can see works of young sculptors and painters. Blue café is one of the most popular entertainment venues in Aosta. Music doesn’t stop until the morning there.
Aosta is famous for its magnificent castles and old mansions. There are still many historical buildings in the territory of the city, so no wonder why so many tourists wish to explore it. … Open
This resort region offers its guests many extreme sports activities: freeride, snowboarding, ski-mountaineering, tobogganing, and snowshoeing. If desired, vacationers can practice ice sports: climbing on glaciers, short track, curling, and skating. Fans of outdoor activities can do mountaineering, canyoning, rafting, ride the mountain paths on bicycles and main bikes, fly high in the sky on a paraglider or a balloon.
The successful location of the Aosta Valley among the highest peaks of the Alps will provide a good rest to avid extremals. What kind of sport where to do best, check with the instructors at the resorts, it depends not only on the trails, but also on the weather conditions. If you desire to fill your blood with adrenaline, try the off-piste skiing. Simple skiing seems like a boring job to you? Then take a shovel, probe, avalanche with you and safely go to the resort of Monte Rosa in places where not everyone dares to climb. Do not forget to consult with instructors about safety and ask for a route map. Snow-kiting is one of the favorite winter sports among locals. It is when you use a special equipment to attach a kite to you, and you roll after it on skis or a board on a snowy plain. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. The best time to visit Aosta for tourism purposes is in the middle of January as this is the time of the most colorful and beautiful carnival in the city. The sampling of local wine and … Open
The doors of Aosta valley are open not only for adults but also for children. Here you will find everything necessary for a comfortable stay. If you or child never get up on skis, in such a case local experienced instructors will come to help, and in a few days, you will surely be able to ride on slopes for beginners. Almost all resorts have schools for people with disabilities. In a quiet Monte Rosa, you will be missed with a breeze on dog sleds. In the same place with older children, you can walk on horseback, there are special lessons of riding. The most interesting thing what can be done in Valle d'Aosta is a balloon ride! Under the guidance of an experienced instructor you will fly over the most beautiful landscapes of the Aosta, and if you are lucky and the sky will be clear, you will be able to view the historical sights from a bird's eye view.
Aosta Teatro Romano Aosta suburbs are the location of numerous feudal castles, many of which have become venues for various festivals and carnivals. The Mountain Carnival is one of these festive events. It is usually held in the middle of January and attracts many tourists from different parts of the world. Festive processions are traditional for this holiday. People wear historical costumes, compete in dancing, show off their culinary skills and other special abilities. Interesting concerts and performances never end on main squares.
Shopping fans will find it very interesting to make a stroll on via Croix de Ville and Via de Tiller. The trendiest shops and boutiques in Aosta are open there. When describing shopping center of the city, it’s impossible to fail to mention Guichardaz Outlet that offers interesting promotions and sales virtually every week. This outlet sells clothes and accessories from nearby boutiques. When boutiques fail to sell items of the current season, they transfer them to outlets. Therefore, the apparel at Guichardaz Outlet is not in line with the latest trends, but these are high-quality items made of finest materials. Budget travelers will like Vestebene Factory Store. This shop also offers clothes by the leading brands at a great discount. Sportsmen will find all they need at Fifty Factory Store that specializes in apparel and sports gear by famous brands.
Aosta – Il teatro romano Having enjoyed shopping, it’s high time to visit a bar and have a drink or two. Many young people in Aosta like In Bottiglieria wine bar. People come to this cellar type bar with stone décor for aperitivo. The selection of wine is just great, as one would expect from a wine bar. In Bottiglieria also offers Italian sparklings and premium champagne. Ad Forum is also a very popular bar. This place can be quite crowded during the aperitivo hour as locals often visit it to have a glass of wine. This bar has gorgeous design as it is built on the remains of the Roman forum.
Among unusual hotels of Aosta Le Charaban deserves special attention. Its spacious rooms are painted in bright colors and arranged with curtains and bed linen of magenta shade. The flooring … Open
Many towns and communities in the Aosta Valley are worth visiting as these are amazing places for tourists who seek authenticity and national heritage. La Thuile is one of such towns. The distance to the city of Aosta is 31 kilometer. La Thuile is a charming and authentic Italian village. It is interesting to visit both in winter and summer. Tourists will be able to see the traditional houses of the region – made from wood and stone, these houses have the “perdre” flagstones. Houses of this type cannot be seen outside the Aosta Valley.
In 2009, La Thuile got the honorable title the “Town of Chocolate” as locals love this dessert. Fans of outdoor recreation, cycling, and trekking will find much fun in this area. They are welcome to explore the old coil mining trail. The length of walks ranges from 30 minutes to 4 hours. It’s a great place to see beautiful underground tunnels, ruins, and old huts of miners. Local hiking trails also include a popular route to the Ruitor glacier and trails with lesser altitude like the San Carlo pass. Fans of cycling will be fond of La Thuile Bike Zone. There are trails of different length and level – downhill, cross-country and enduro routes.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Aosta
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 23.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Massif des Bauges' , 91.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale della Val Grande' , 93.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 100.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Queyras' , 118.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Aosta
♥   Amusement park 'Swiss Vapeur Parc' Le Bouveret, 80.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Safari Park' Pombia, 101.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Jungfrau Park' Interlaken, 113.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Aosta
♥   Water park 'Ondaland' Vicolungo, Novara, 91 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Aosta
♥   Restaurant 'Société anonyme de consommation' Pila. Type - Modern cuisine. 7.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Clusaz' GIGNOD. Type - Regional cuisine. 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Croix Blanche' ETROUBLES. Type - Regional cuisine. 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Lou Ressignon' COGNE. Type - Regional cuisine. 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bar à Fromage' COGNE. Type - Regional cuisine. 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Aosta

Guide to your best city break in Aosta - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Aosta - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Aosta?' disappears immediately.
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