TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Mignon Aosta
Travel Blogs from Aosta
... once. Super fun to catch up with some folks I haven't seen in a long time and great to see Bobby on form as always. Those are Rowan's jeans he is wearing as a scarf in the photos...
Since Oktoberfest I've minced my way south through Germany over a couple of days, passed through Switzerland and I arrived in Chamonix yesterday. The views in Chamonix are terrible, just mountains everywhere.
This morning Toby and I went for a cheeky walk ...
... entertained most of the time, though the occasional traffic lights at roadworks provided some dramatic viewing opportunities for me. Coming into Chamonix was really dramatic and H managed to find a great picnic spot next to a golf course (pics). Nice to stay in an hotel for a change, simplicity and anonymity oddly reassuring. Love to all again. ...
John, my brother in law and I had a magnificent day up at L'Aguille de Midi (3,841m) high above Chamonix followed by a three hour hike from the cable car's mid station to a glacier where we caught a little mountain cog railway back down to Chamonix.
We were very lucky; the weather was perfect, full sunshine and beautifully clear air. Great for photos. I'll enter more details once I have a little more time. I just wanted to get these photos up on the ...
... far below and waved so she knew it was me.
We glided smoothly in and landed in the grassy field. Great fun!
(I filmed the flight with a Go-Pro camera -- hope to add that video here in a few days)
Dinner that night at Chambre Neuf, a restaurant recommended in TripAdvisor. We had a very tasty salmon lasagna (much better than it sounds).
A day to just relax and rest up.
Took the local bus (jammed with French schoolkids) the 5 min ride into Chamonix center. Lounged in the sun for much of day in the deck chairs outside the tourist office, explored more of the village and window shopped a little (but we could barely move our legs).
Grabbed a couple of burgers from Mickey D's (yes, we're getting homesick) and headed back to the hotel to relax on the deck overlooking the mountains with a bottle of wine.
Other places to stay in Aosta
14 Via Torino, Aosta | 3 star hotelfrom $113
20, rue Clavalite, Aosta | 4 star hotelfrom $122
Piazza Narbonne, 8, Aosta | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Via Torino 7, Aosta | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Via G Carrel 31, Aosta | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Corso Battaglione 30, Aosta | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Loc. Porossan Roppoz 15, Aosta | Hotelfrom $243
Via Malherbes 18, Aosta | Hotelfrom $56
Via Voison n. 32, Aosta | Hotelfrom $56