Mountaineering at Gran Paradiso – 2 days

CHF 640.00

  • CHF 640 .- / pers if 4 pers
  • CHF 850 .- / pers if 2 pers
  • CHF 1’410 .- / pers if 1 pers


Do you dream of climbing a 4000 without great technical difficulty (PD)? Are you attracted to the charm of Italy? So take this opportunity, while taking the time to relax in a charming lodge & spa near Aosta.

  • Main activity: MOUNTAINEERING
  • Location: AOSTE IT
  • Duration: 2 DAYS
  • For whom: SPORTS
  • Comfort: CHARM + REFUGE
  • Category: PRIVATE STAY

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Included in your package

  • Walk up to the refuge accompanied by your mountain guide (approx. 2h30 walk – departure around 2:30 pm) (D1)
  • 1 night in one of the 2 refuges on the normal route, in rooms for 4 to 5 people depending on availability, half-board (drinks excluded) + picnic the next day (D1)
  • Ascent of the Gran Paradiso accompanied by your UIAGM mountain guide (approx. 6 to 10 hours of walking including return to the valley) (D2)
  • Technical equipment included (harness, crampons, ice ax and helmet)
  • 1 night in the suite of a charming relay (D2)
  • Welcome aperitif with appetizers (D2)
  • 1 à la carte meal tasting Valdotan specialties at the hotel restaurant (drinks excluded) (D2)
  • Rich breakfast buffet with local products (D3)
  • Unlimited use of the spa, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (D2 + D3)

On demand

  • Additional nights or reverse the day hotel / refuge
  • Taxi transfers
  • Reservation for 1 pers. only (supplement)
  • Program reversal (hotel – refuge)

Not included

  • Insurance, transport, tourist tax, drinks, and everything not specifically mentioned in this offer
  • Personal expenses (take euros at the refuge)

Ascent of Gran Paradiso, the 4000 m from the South, in the Aosta Valley

The Grand Paradis is accessible to any good walker (PD). From its summit, you will discover a breathtaking view of the surrounding massifs, from Mont-Blanc to the Matterhorn, via the Ecrins, the Combins, to the Po plain, Turin, and even the Mediterranean in exceptional conditions. . Its ascent takes 2 days, with a stop on the way up in one of the 2 refuges on the normal route. The final assault is mainly done on crampons on the glacier (easy walk), with a small, very short terminal part on rocks.

Program :

Day 1

  • Meet in Pont (Valsavarenche) with your guide at 2:30 p.m.
  • Ascent on foot to the Chabod or Vittorio Emmanuel refuge
  • Elevation gain + 750m / 2h30 walk
  • Night with half board at the refuge (drinks and showers not included)

Day 2

  • Departure at approx. 4h30 (schedule to be agreed by your guide) for the summit of Gran Paradiso
  • Elevation gain + 1300m / 6 to 10h walk with return to the valley (refuge – car provided without guide)
  • Night in your charming hotel
  • take it easy

The program can be modified at any time, according to your guide’s decision, due to weather conditions, the mountain or your level.


At more than 2700 m, after about 2h30 of walking, your refuge dominates your climb and run the next day, in an increasingly mineral environment. The guards are nice, and above all, they cook well. Be careful, you are in a refuge, but in Italy! Bar, restaurant, paying hot showers, room for 4 to 5 people, subject to availability, terrace and setting sun, this is what you should find either at Refuge Chabod or at Vittorio Emmanuel.

Relais de Charme “LES PLAISIRS D’ANTAN” (D2)

5 km from the Roman city of Aosta, between vineyards, nature and castles, the hotel “ The Pleasures of Yesteryear »Offers you a warm welcome, in a charming relay, furnished with great taste and with respect for alpine culture and the environment.

Its spacious spa as well as its outdoor swimming pool, its welcoming and bright bar, as well as its magnificent stone vaulted restaurant, will go a long way to ensuring that you spend a night and morning of total relaxation before your ascent.

Useful Information

Your address in Valsavarenche:

Meet at Bridge with your guide :

Your address in Aosta (Jovençan)

  • Les Plaisirs d’Antan, 44 Hameau Le Clou, IT-11020 Jovençan – Aosta
  • Phone. +39 0165 25 16 60
  • Check-in from 2:30 p.m. – Check-out until 10:30 a.m.
  • Announce your arrival time to: or

Your mountain guide (or aspiring guide)

  • In Aosta Valley, we are used to working with independent UIAGM guides from the region. The name of your guide as well as his contact details will be confirmed to you in principle at the time of the final reservation but at the latest the day before your arrival at the hotel.
  • Your guide will contact you by phone the day before your arrival to arrange a meeting, which will take place around 2:30 p.m. in Pont (D2). The final schedule and program will be agreed with him, depending on the conditions and the various parameters that your guide will assess.


  • To be in good health
  • Be a good walker and able to walk for hours with a backpack weighing a few kilos
  • No technical knowledge is necessary if the conditions are good enough for the ascent
  • Clothing and equipment adapted to the activity (see material list) . It can also be rented on site from your guide or your hut keeper, with prior notice.
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