Travel Blogs from Aosta
I arrived in Martigny mid-afternoon after a fairly straightforward 4.5 hour stroll from Saint-Marice, where I spent a lovely evening with the Augustian community at their abbey in the town. Its claim to fame is that it is the oldest continuously functioning abbey in the western world, having been founded in 515AD. The basilica has had to be rebuilt a few times owing to rockfalls from the mountain behind it, but I was reassured that it ...
... different countries ski teams up there. They train here as they can still practice in the summer. We talked to a trainer from the US SKI TEAM and a couple team members. Also saw Albanian ski team, Russia ski team and lots of Italian and Swiss skiers. Many of them were really young. Also took train up to about 10,000 feet to a ...
We just finished the tour du Mont Blanc - 180km, 3 countries, 9 days! Also some sore feet by the end...
actually it was probably some of the nicest hiking we have ever done - stayed in some lovely hotels and mountain refuges, ate amazing food each day, good wine each night!
Think Andy was a bit de estates to be in Chamonix in summer rather than winter, but ...
... 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. ...
Up at sparrows again today for a trip to the picturesque town of Chamonix and a trip on the cable car up to the roof of Europe.
Aigulle Du Midi (Mont Blanc) peaks at 3842m and it takes a cable car change then a lift to get to the summit. Mich had some trouble at 3000m with altitude sickness but soon felt well as we made ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Mignon Aosta
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