Valle d'Aosta Itineraries
Valle d'Aosta Itineraries (15)
A selection of off the beaten track itineraries from the region of Valle d'Aosta. Highlighted below is our current favourite and follow the Valle d'Aosta Itineraries link to view all the articles.
A house warming party in the valleys might not be the best idea, bearing in mind the traditional homes are made from wood, but the 'Festa delle Cascine' and the 'Fiera del Legno' at Pont-Saint-Martin on the 20th May is worth a closer look. We have written before about the traditional wooden toys made in the valley and the various related exhibitions and fairs, but the houses are equally interesting. Of the many types the typical 'baite walser' are the high altitude stone and wood refuges where the herdsmen and even their families would live during the hotter months. Fine…
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• hiking trails cogne • gressoney saint jean • cervinia and the matterhorn • gran san bernardo • charming streets of aosta • town called gaby • no road to chamois • traditional mountain homes • gran paradiso • courmayeur • saint vincent • navigating the aosta valley • on foot to 4000 meters • french and german influences • permanent nature exhibitions