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Many luxurious ski-resorts are situated in Valle d'Aosta. There are excellent ski slopes of various difficulty, easy lifts, cozy hotels, as well as numerous entertainment venues, restaurants and cafes. Tourism in the province isn’t limited by sports only; every local resort offers an interesting cultural program. Guests of Valle d'Aosta have a unique opportunity to visit ski resorts in France and Switzerland, which are very close to Italian ones.
Valle d'Aosta is a wonderful land with charming scenery and rich historical heritage. Fans of excursions associate this region with impressive ancient castles and forts, churches and an … Open
The resort of Cervinia located at an altitude of 2050 m is very popular. Winters here are always sunny and warm. Snow falls in early December and lies on the slopes until May. These places have a lot of black trails, which will be appreciated by professional skiers. Next to them gentle slopes for beginners and children are laid. Local ski schools have highly qualified specialists. Nearby is the resort town of Courmayeur; it is considered one of upscale resorts in Italy. In addition to luxurious hotels, there are the most fashionable shops and boutiques, fine dining places and entertainment venues. The length of ski pistes is more than 100 km, so athletes will be able to enjoy skating. There are also historical sites here. It’s definitely worth to visit Malluquin Tower and an ancient church in the Romanesque style.
At the foot of Mont Blanc there is the picturesque town of La Thuile, which will please fans of quiet rest and tourists looking for privacy. It is always very calm here; a wide variety of tracks and lots of snow are waiting for holidaymakers. As for difficulty of trails, they aren’t suitable for beginners; most slopes are designed for mid-level athletes. Those who have just started to learn skiing are recommended to pay attention to the nearby French resort of La Rosier that has more than enough gentle slopes. Equally attractive is the resort of Monte Rosa; the town features about 100 diverse restaurants and cafes. Picturesque resorts of Valle d'Aosta allow escaping from the city and enjoying the magnificent nature that is one of the main attractions of these places. Copyright
Many travelers know the region as the location of upscale ski resorts. Despite the fact that Valle d'Aosta is the smallest region in the country, the range of entertainment options is just … Open
The historical value of the region is wonderful medieval castles. Each of them has its inimitable history. One of the largest and most beautiful castles is Saint-Pierre. Many travelers prefer visiting this castle in the evening. When it gets dark, the facade of the castle is decorated with spectacular lights, so it is very interesting to admire the construction. Saint-Pierre is the most beautiful castle in the region. From the outside, it resembles a luxurious defensive construction.
The Fenil Castle will impress you with its impregnable exterior. It has been excellently preserved after hundreds of years. After the reconstruction, the castle was opened for visitors. Now, it serves as a very interesting museum. Its visitors have an opportunity to see the collections of old furniture, medieval pieces of art, household items, and other inimitable exhibits dedicated to the culture of the past.
1. Ski resorts of the region are the most expensive in the country. In part, high prices are due to the fact that resort guests have access to the slopes of other countries. At the same … Open
The Verres Castle will impress not only fans of history, but also those who are indifferent to paintings of the last centuries. The big art museum was opened in this castle. The core of the collection is the masterpieces of the local masters living in the 19th century.
The region is also famous for its unique food traditions that attract gourmets from all over the world to this place. Submontane districts are rich with lavish pastures where rare cows are grazed. The true value of the region is farm dairy products. Many kinds of cheese, including world-famous fontina, are produced here. At the national restaurants, the visitors have a wide choice of meat and vegetable dishes and regional wines. On the territory of Valle d’Aosta, there are the highest vineyards in Europe. Famous wines, such as Petite Arvine and Muscat blanc di Chambave, are produced here. Remarkably, you will hardly taste many wines produced here in other regions of Italy. They are made primarily for the local people.
Locals consider culinary traditions to be an integral part of their culture, so people protect latest from overpowering changes made by the modern world. The national menu consists of simple … Open
In the warm period, travelers can take an interesting excursion around vineyards and historical wineries. Besides skiing resorts, there is the balneological one, Pre Saint Didier. Now, there is an excellent thermal complex where the whole family can spend time with pleasure.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Valle d’Aosta
♥   Castle 'Nus Castle' Nus, 4.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bramafam Castle' Aosta, 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Cly Castle' Saint Denis, 10.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Sarre Castle' Sarre, 13.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Aymavilles Castle' Aymavilles, 14.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Valle d’Aosta
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 25.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale della Val Grande' , 85.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 95.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Massif des Bauges' , 100.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Queyras' , 121.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Valle d’Aosta from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Swimming pool at LeCrans Hotel

From the series “Most Scary Swiiming Pools”
The terrace is equipped with sun loungers next to the pool in the summer. You can take sunbath and enjoy the mountain scenery at the same time. LeCrans positions itself as a Spa hotel. A wide range of services for wellness and self-care is available to guests here. Only natural materials were used in the decoration of the LeSpa Spa, as well as other areas of the hotel. This is wood and natural stone. This luxury hotel remains one of the best places to stay in Switzerland for those who love to connect with nature. … Read further

Niouc Bridge

From the series “Thrilling Points for Bungee Jumping”
Thanks to the fortifications built in 1996, the bridge is no longer rocked by the wind, so you can jump out of altitude in the most comfortable conditions. Niouc is the highest peak in Switzerland, making it a place of interest for the world. The price for Freifall, which takes 4 seconds, is quite high and makes more than 200 USD. It should be noted that the platform for Bunjee jumping is open only at the daytime. … Read further

Face Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
Today, Val d'Isere is one of the most chic and expensive ski resorts in France and is aimed at the general public. In addition to the professional slopes you can also find several green ski slopes for beginners. The resort even fits the recreation with the young children. Those who visit Val d'Isere in search of nerve kitzel should choose the best ski slopes in the upper part of the resort. These steep and zigzag-shaped descents are found as to test their own courage and professionalism. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

The project organizers note that the new Kyoto hotel is perfect for both business and leisure. Just to remind you, the opening of the Roku Kyoto hotel took place in the city in 2021. The luxury hotel also never ceases to amaze guests with its exquisite atmosphere and variety of services. It is close to famous attractions like Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Shozan Resort Kyoto Pavilion is a short walk from the hotel. Read this


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