Visitors to the mountains in Aosta Valley will discover stunning mountain and glacier landscapes, history, outdoor activities as well as a selection of ski resorts and traditional villages.
The most well known and tallest mountain peaks are Mount Rosa, which is high 4634m, Matterhorn, about 4478m, Gran Paradiso, around 4061m and Mont Blanc, with its 4810m, which has been noted as being the highest mountain in Europe.
The Gran Paradiso National Park in Cogne is considered one of the most beautiful places in Aosta Valley, with picturesque green meadows, snowy terrain and forests to trek through and catch a glimpse of the local wildlife.
Aosta town is surrounded by intriguing Roman ruins to explore. For more history and culture, Bard town's Fortress features a museum.
The largest mountain resort in Aosta Valley is Champoluc, which is worth a visit for quiet intermediate slopes. Another peaceful resort is La Thuile, which is family friendly and caters to visitors from the UK.
The Breuil-Cervinia resort is the best choice for lots of snow and high altitude skiing for beginners and intermediates. There is a wide variety of other outdoor activities on the mountain of Aosta Valley, such as snow boarding, cycling, hiking, mountain climbing, horse riding and hang gliding.