Hotel Castor

Via Ramey 2, Champoluc, Valle d'Aosta, 11020, Italy | Hotel
Prices starting from $122.00
 

Travel Blogs from Champoluc

SNOW.RAIN.SUN......SWISS ALPS....ZERMATT

A travel blog entry by cindytomshega

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Today was really fun. We took ski lifts and gondolas up to Matterhorn Paradise. This is on Klein Matterhorn at 12,500 feet. On a sunny day we would have had a great view of the MATTERHORN. today not so much. It was 27 degrees. Snowing and blowing. It is hard to believe that it is July 11 when you are up there. It was beautiful. We ...

Hike to Weisshorn

A travel blog entry by egatfield

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... floor, the renovated dining room with picture windows all around overlooked the entire river valley and surrounding peaks. We enjoyed our pickled carrots and onions, prosciutto, bread and butter, new potatoes served with a plate of fondue cheese (up to 11 servings of cheese, he said!), and berries drizzled with champagne for dessert. What a rich and relaxing meal and excellent company with friends to finish a challenging ...

Breakfast in Italy, Dinner in Switzerland

A travel blog entry by cindytomshega

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... own bathroom and bedroom. And we gave them the big bathroom. :). Ate dinner at pizzeria up the street. Really good spinach stuffed tortellini. Allie (of course) got pizza. Girls found out there was a hot tub in the hotel. And they kept it open later so they could enjoy. They were in need of relaxation after that tough car ride sleeping and coloring (Allie) and reading. ...

Watch Out for the Slugs (and snails)!

A travel blog entry by egatfield

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... it quickly became a joke to watch out for them. Sadly, I cannot say we missed them all and there were a few casualties.

The hike worked mainly through forest with limited views, and we quickly learned how signifcant the terrain was with steep uphills and limited switchbacks. All in all, the hike ended up taking us over 3 hours though we did take some different paths from the quickest route. Once we entered Zinal and found the Alpina, we checked in ...

Mountains, Mountains, and more Mountains!

A travel blog entry by egatfield

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... of the terrain we would hike if we did the remote mountain cabane portion of the Haute Route.

After grabbing our tickets, we loaded up in a cable car and lurched out of the cable station on a steady ascent through clouded forests with sun working to break through the barrier. Looking below we observed advanced downhill biking tracks and hiking trails ascending steeply through the forest. At the different stations we would exit the building to take photos ...

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Location

This hotel, located on Via Ramey 2, Champoluc, is near Monterosa Ski Resort, Golf Club Gressoney Monterosa, Castore Summit, and Pollux Summit.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent