#4 ALL YEAR SKI
Across France, Switzerland and Italy.
View of the town between two passes and three zigzags.
let the surprises of nature win you over.
Welcome to the Breuil-Cervinia itinerary.
HIKING, UNSPOILT NATURE, LAKES, HIGH MOUNTAINS, SKIING AND TUNNELS
- Landscape 90% 90%
- Fooding 70% 70%
- Distance 50% 50%
- Activities 80% 80%
3 countries crossed, 7 key stops and an unforgettable trip. Get in your van and let the app be your guide.
From driving between the legendary passes of bicycle champions to encountering St. Bernards, from siestas without alarms next to a lake to diving in waterfalls or creeks, anything is possible on this itinerary. Get ready to fill up on thrills.
snow-capped slopes to whizz down, crazy climbs, jumps into the void… on your mark, get set, go!
The mountain on the Swiss side. Take a 1.5-hour excursion in the van and explore the Valais Suisse. A region that welcomes you with spectacular landscapes, walks and regional specialties. For the best walks and to spend the night, head to the villages of Martigny, Orsières or Bourg-Saint-Pierre.
Hospice du Grand Saint-Bernard
Perched at an altitude of 2,473 m, the 3rd highest pass in Switzerland, next to the Italian border a few hundred metres to the south, it has been the site of a hostel since the 9th century. In fact, that is where the St. Bernard dog was first bred. Many trails start in this area, including les Lacs de Fenêtre.
Destination: Aosta Valley. Wild and for the most part sunny, the Ollomont Valley is dotted with small lakes and brooks, perfect to park your van and take it easy. Besides being renowned for skiing, the village of Ollomont is the starting point of major ascents like the Grand Combin and the Mont Vélan, as well as summer hikes. Suggestion for the day: Le Col Brison.
LAC DE place-MOULIN (PRARAYER)
The adventure continues in the Aosta Valley. In the midst of glaciers, mountains and forests, follow the Bionaz valley and stop around the green water of Lake Place-Moulin. From the lodge follow the 4 km trail around the lake or in the direction of the Dent d’Hérens Valley with lakes, pastures and views of the pyramid mountain by the same name.
An All year ski resort. Get to one of Italy’s best known ski and Alpine sports resorts with a magical view of the Matterhorn, a rocky tooth that pierces the sky and has become a symbol of Switzerland. Planned activities: skiing, paragliding, mountain biking or trekking in summer. Best hikes from Valtournenche: Lake Tsignanaz via the Cortina lakes from Valtournenche.
Along the Mont Blanc massif, the Val Veny takes you to the heart of the wilderness, crossing Alpine lakes and offering magical views of Mont Blanc, the Miage and the Brenva glaciers. Forget the van and go skiing in Courmayeur or on a hike to Lac d’Arpy. Back home, sweet dreams!
Return to Cham’ via the Mont Blanc Tunnel and its 11.6 km. Last experiences – have you tried the “Step Into the Void”? A skywalk perched at an altitude of 3,842 m and with a 1,000 m void under your feet – and the last night with a view of the Mont Blanc mountain range. Don’t forget FatMap so you don’t miss a thing.
Alternative route: 4 days / 4 nights
towards Cervinia (Italy) 330 km
From Chamonix, towards Italy. After crossing the Mont Blanc Tunnel, embark on the splendours of the Aosta Valley in Breuil-Cervinia, at the foot of the Matterhorn, for a legendary skiing experience. Alternatively, take the Dent d’Hérens hike between lakes and pastures. Second stop in the Ollomont Valley, third stop at Prarayer Lake with a hike around the lake. The next day, must-see stops include the Great St Bernard Pass, Martigny and Col des Grands Montets before a last night in Chamonix, dreaming of Mont Blanc.
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