12 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

12 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Valle d'Aosta trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Aosta
— 5 nights
Drive
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La Thuile
— 3 nights
Drive
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Breuil-Cervinia
— 2 nights
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Val Ferret. Family-friendly places like Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso and Teatro Romano will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aosta: Maison Bruil (in Introd), La Casermetta (in Courmayeur) and Cogne (Prato di Sant'Orso, Lillaz Waterfalls, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Forte di Bard, take a stroll around Morgex, head outdoors with Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier, and make a trip to Porta Pretoria.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Aosta tour planning app.

Perth, Australia to Aosta is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Aosta, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to La Thuile.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

La Thuile

— 3 nights
La Thuile is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley of northwest Italy.GeographyLa Thuile is situated in the Alps at the extreme north-west of the country, close to the French alpine town of La Rosière. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lago d'Arpy and Val Veny. Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Laghi di Bella Comba. Explore La Thuile's surroundings by going to Lago di Liconi (in Morgex), Panizzi (in Courmayeur) and Cascade of Lenteney (in La Salle). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate del Rutor, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Combal, identify plant and animal life at Giardino Botanico Alpino Chanousia, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our La Thuile day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Aosta to La Thuile with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Breuil-Cervinia.

Things to do in La Thuile

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Breuil-Cervinia

— 2 nights
Breuil-Cervinia is an alpine resort in the Aosta Valley region of northwest Italy. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): head outdoors with Funivia Plateau Rosa and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ru Courtod. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area, then look for gifts at Casa del Miele, then wander the streets of Centro Storico Breuil-Cervinia, and finally explore the activities along Lago Blu.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Breuil-Cervinia visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from La Thuile to Breuil-Cervinia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Breuil-Cervinia

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.