Aosta Valley Ski Holidays Overview
The Aosta Valley is a truly spectacular ski region with an interesting selection of ski resorts and iconic mountains. Home to the famous Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn mountains in France and Switzerland respectively, not only does the Aosta Valley offer some of Europes highest altitude skiing on both mountains but it also offers some of the most heart-stopping yet stunning mountain views from both summits. Some of the images captured on both mountains have graced the pages of some world-renowned snowsports and travel media productions. Just two hours away from Geneva, the Aosta Valley in Italy sits in a vantage position in between the two borders France and Switzerland. It is made up of the 6 resorts of Cervinia, Courmayeur, La Thuile, Pila, Champoluc and Gressoney. With each of the resorts offering varying experiences, the Aosta Valley offers a myriad of excellent ski experiences to cater to different tastes and preferences from ski hungry dare-devils, romantic couples, party animals and families enjoying a ski break. Beginners and families with kids will find fantastic slopes in Courmayeur and Champoluc whilst thrill-seeking advanced skiers will find challenging and exhilarating runs at high altitudes in Cervinia and lush off-piste opportunities on Gressoney. La Thuile has a very relaxed and tranquil atmosphere and is fantastic for families and romantic couples looking to spend some quality time together away from the busy crowds whilst Pila is often referred to as the undiscovered diamond of the Aosta Valley. The skiing opportunities here are endless with the resorts in the Aosta Valley having connections to other ski areas and ski resorts from La Thuile’s connection to La Rosiere in France and Cervinias connections to Zermatt in Switzerland. Thinking of visiting on your next ski holiday? There is a wide range of accommodation options to choose from in the Aosta Valley across the ski resorts in the area. There is everything from budget-friendly options and up to extravagant, luxury five-star hotels, chalets and apartments ( with catering and self-catering options ).