Grand-St-Bernard Valley, historic link between Valais and Aosta Valley

The Grand-Saint-Bernard Valley is an ideal destination for lovers of the mountains, the outdoors, and nature. Hiking, walking, cycling, skiing, but also cross-country skiing and skiing, are the main activities that you can practice in this still unspoiled region of the Aosta Valley.

Last locality before Switzerland, the medieval village of Saint-Rémy-en Bosses, or its surrounding hamlets, have kept an atmosphere of yesteryear. In particular, you can cross them by taking the via Francegina, an important medieval pilgrimage route, or visit one of the buildings dating from the same period.

In addition, Saint-Rémy-en-Bosse gave its name to the famous Bosses ham , which became AOP. You will be able to visit the premises of its production and maturation, and above all to taste the unique flavor of this charcuterie in all the establishments of the valley.

Lateral valley of the Aosta Valley, with Valpelline, it is easily accessed by the Col or the Grand St-Bernard tunnel when arriving from Switzerland. By plane, Geneva and Turin meet quickly.

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Aosta Valley (IT)

In the extreme north-west of Italy, bordering on France and Switzerland, is the Aosta Valley, a mixture of fascinating mountains and still wild valleys. An essential mountaineering mecca since its beginnings, the south side of Monte-Bianco also has something to delight “less mountaineers”, with countless possibilities for walks, mountain biking or skiing, as well as ski areas on track and off-piste among the most famous in Europe. Its cultural heritage is not on the margins either, thanks to its many remains and castles from Roman and medieval times.

Aosta, Courmayeur and Cogne are inevitably the most frequented destinations in the Valley. You will find stone everywhere: on the roofs, on the facades, in the alleys … And of course, in order not to fail Italy’s reputation, you can taste delicious garnished aperitifs and typical dishes with the knowledge – make that we know of our tricolor neighbors. Its road access is easy from Switzerland and France, thanks to the Mont-Blanc and Grand-St-Bernard tunnels and the Col du Petit St-Bernard. In addition, you can quickly reach various international airports, including Turin, Milan and Geneva.