Excursions, recreation and entertainmentActivities
Ask for advice on trips to all areas and valleys of Valle d’Aosta.
Here are some recommended trips for the summer and ski-station for the winter:
Dam of Place Moulin in Bionaz (excellent walk around the dam arriving to the refuge Prarayer) and Lake Lexert.
Valpelline: visitor center of the entire chain of production of Fontina, located in the old mines.
The Great St. Bernard pass in Switzerland, breeding San Bernardo’s Dog.
Crevacol: 13 slopes totaling 22 km., Crevapark paradise for snowboarders; Flassin / Saint Oyen: snow park, cross-country skiing Alta Valle of Grand Saint Bernard about 18 km. Ice rink for cars. (www.crevacol.it website)
Gignod: golf of Arsanières
Courmayeur: Crossing Mont Blanc, Val Ferret, Val Veny (www.courmayeur-montblanc.com)
Little Saint Bernard pass: pass to France, La Thuile with its Alpine Garden Chanousia, Verney lake, ski slopes connected with France, walks with snowshoes etc.. (www.lathuile.it site); in summer to come back make the walk near the Arpy lake.
The spa in Près Saint Didier, we can book the day before the entry (if available).Take the opportunity to take a walk up to the ravine , you will enjoy a spectacular view.
Valley of Rhèmes: lakes, hiking and skiing facilities (www.valdirhemes.net); you can visit Parc Animalier in Introd to see wild animals of the Alps.
Valsavarenche: the wildest part of the Gran Paradiso park with its countless excursions (www.comune.valsavarenche.ao.it)
Cogne Valley: the other part of the Gran Paradiso, the botanical garden, waterfalls Lillaz easy to reach, the long cross-country skiing and downhill skiing small plant. (www.comune.cogne.ao.it)
Pila: about 20 runs for all ski ability levels, playground for children and the advantage of starting with the cable from Aosta. (www.pila.it)
Saint Barthelemy: astronomical observatory, unique for the quality and variety of instrumentation, ideal site for the observation of the stars and the sun because it is almost absent light pollution, possibility to book tours
Valley of Gressoney: is the valley at the feet of Monte Rosa, the summer residence of Queen Margareth (visit Savoy castle) cross-country skiing and downhill skiing (www.gressoneymonterosa.it)
Champoluc valley: vast ski slopes, the ski area of Monterosa offers around 150 km of tracks, countless walks, recommended that until the blue lake, visit the villages of Champoluc and St. Jacques and the village of Crest with its distinctive architecture (www.regione.vda.it)
Valtournenche: Cervinia for skiing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, the lake, golf. (www.cervinia.it)
Chamois: attractive country in which it is not allowed access to cars, can only be reached by cableway or walking; ability to get to the chairlift at Lake Lod.
Saint Vincent lovely spa town (thermal baths) with one of the largest casinos in Italy
La Route des vins: 5 itineraries to explore the diverse wine production of unique territory among the highest mountains in Europe. (www.routedesvinsvda.it)
2 Parks: Gran Paradiso and Mont Avic
9 Natural Reserves: Cote de Gargantua in Gressan, Lolair lake in Valgrisenche, Villa lake in Challand-Saint-Victor, les Iles in Brissogne, Marais in Morgex and La Salle, Mont Mars in Fontainemore, Holay pond in Pont Saint Martin, Lozon pond in Fontainemore and Tsatelet in Porossan.
Hotel Le Charaban
Regione Saraillon, 38
Strada Statale n° 27 per il Gran San Bernardo
11100 AOSTA (Italy)
N.CCIAA 46651 del 17-02-1989
+39 0165 23.82.89
+39 0165 36.12.30