17 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

17 days in Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Canberra
Fly + Drive:  31 h
1
La Thuile
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Aosta
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Breuil-Cervinia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Gressoney Saint Jean
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  31 h
End: Canberra

3
nights
La Thuile

La Thuile ©
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. Change things up with these side-trips from La Thuile: MbAventure (in La Salle), Valgrisenche (Heliskiing Aostatal & Lago di San Grato) and Lago di Liconi (in Morgex). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate del Rutor, examine the collection at Maison Musee Berton, take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo, and stroll through Pista 3 Franco Berthod.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our La Thuile trip planner.

Canberra, Australia to La Thuile is an approximately 31- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Aosta.

Things to do in La Thuile

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Valgrisenche, Morgex, Courmayeur, MbAventure
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Cascate del Rutor ©
Cascate del Rutor
Lago d'Arpy ©
Lago d'Arpy
Val Veny ©
Val Veny

6
nights
Aosta

Aosta ©
In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Forte di Bard (in Bard), Castello di Verres (in Verres) and Courmayeur (Val Ferret, Saussurea Alpine Botanical Garden, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, make a trip to Porta Pretoria, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and hike along Rifugio Vittorio Sella.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Aosta trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from La Thuile to Aosta. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Breuil-Cervinia.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cogne, Courmayeur, Fenis, Introd, Sentiero panoramico lungo l'Orrido di Pre-Saint-Didier
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Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso ©
Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
River Rafting & Tubing

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nights
Breuil-Cervinia

Breuil-Cervinia ©
Breuil-Cervinia is an alpine resort in the Aosta Valley region of northwest Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Torgnon (Chiesa Parrocchiale di San Martino, Area pic nic "Chantorne", &more), Lago di Lod (in Chamois) and Champlong - Picnic Area (in Verrayes). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area, get outside with Funivia Plateau Rosa, look for gifts at Casa del Miele, and explore the activities along Lago Blu.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Breuil-Cervinia using our trip planner.

Getting from Aosta to Breuil-Cervinia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gressoney Saint Jean.

Things to do in Breuil-Cervinia

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Torgnon, Lago di Lod, Champlong - Picnic Area
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Lago Blu ©
Lago Blu
Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area ©
Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area
Lago di Lod ©
Lago di Lod

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nights
Gressoney Saint Jean

Gressoney Saint Jean ©
On the 13th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Monterosa Ski, then explore the historical opulence of Castel Savoia, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Gover, and finally relax in the rural setting at Societa Agricola Dondeynaz & Gamba.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gressoney Saint Jean trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Breuil-Cervinia to Gressoney Saint Jean in 2 hours. August in Gressoney Saint Jean sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gressoney Saint Jean

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Societa Agricola Dondeynaz & Gamba, Monterosa Ski
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Lago Gover ©
Lago Gover
Castel Savoia ©
Castel Savoia