Hotel Excelsior

Via Chambery 206, Aosta, Valle d'Aosta, 11100, Italy | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Aosta

Day 8- The end of the circle

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 11, 2014

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Today was the final day of our tour, but sadly we could not hike due to pouring rain. Luckily we are at a nice hotel in an actual town (Charmonix) which is a good place for a day off. We've all been relaxing Ryan on his phone and I spending an enjoyable day reading on the kobo. Mom and dad have just been walking around. That ...

A long day

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 10, 2014

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The day started out pretty normal with clouds threatening and the odd drop of rain. Our goal today was to head over into France once again via the col de Balme, on the border of France and Switzerland. Well me made it, but not quite as planned... After leaving the Col de la Forclaz we headed towards the hamlet of le Peuty, but somewhere along the way we missed a turn and ended up in Trient - this was after a fair bit of downhill... Up we go again and finally ...

Day 7 - nearly finished

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 10, 2014

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Spent the night in Trient - not exactly the same quality of hotel or view from my window as before, but the constant cow bells were a nice change.. don't these things sleep? Today we make our way back to France over the Arete des Posettes, a whale backed ridge - supposed to be a gentler day of only 15 kilometers and 2500 ft elevation gain and loss. The high point will be the Col de Balme which is supposed to have a funky restaurant for lunch... -- ...

Hiking till the cows come home

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 09, 2014

... feet. We decided to take their advice and do the alternate route - La Bovine. This route was shorter and only involved a climb of 2500 feet, basically following a trail around the side of the mountain. It was very humid and it felt like one was walking through a rain forest, with tall trees, ferns and lots of green ground coverage. There were a number of switchbacks as we came to the tiny hamlet of Bovine,which is really ...

Shabbos in Switzerland

A travel blog entry by glazer on Aug 08, 2014

... we were eating and then a beautiful rainbow from one mountain top to another appeared; hoping it's clear in the morning. Looking forward to a good sleep. -- Harriet Today we went up the mountain and then back down. Chaim the cow and the rest of his family started following us when we passed through their enclosure, Harriet was loving it. We passed another herd of cows all different ...

Location

This 2 star hotel, located on Via Chambery 206, Aosta, is near Pila Ski Resort, Church of Saint Lorenzo, Golf Club Valle d'Aosta - Pila, and Nuovababette Theatre.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Excelsior Aosta

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good