With its majestic peaks and snow covered mountains Aosta Valley is a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts and anyone who loves the great outdoors.
You will be thrilled by the views trekking through the Pavillon du Mont Frety Natural Oasis, the highest mountain garden in Europe which boasts over 900 fragrant plant species of wild flowers.
The winter months see the slopes become the place to be when it comes to cross-country skiing, mountain skiing and snowboarding. But the activities don't stop with the passing of winter. Rafting, canoeing, climbing, hiking and mountain biking are all popular in Aosta Valley throughout the warmer months.
And don't forget the wine! Wine aficionados will love the Aosta Valley wine trail leading through idyllic vineyards and wineries. Perhaps you'll get chance to sample some of the over 20 wines that originate here. For a bit of natural relaxation visit the spa at Pre'Saint Didier at the foot of majestic Mont Blanc.
With whirlpool and aromatic steam baths, toning cascades and every other conceivable form of relaxation along with stunning views, it's the perfect place to recharge. If you want to enjoy the great outdoors but want to give your legs a rest, then get in the saddle and go on a gentle horse ride.
It's the perfect way to take in the scenery while having time to enjoy all you see. There are plenty of equestrian centres throughout Aosta Valley suitable for beginners to more experienced riders. So whether it's winter sports, summer sports, relaxing in a spa, following the wine trail or riding a horse, Aosta Valley has it all and will not disappoint.