10 days in Chamonix & Valle d'Aosta Itinerary

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Bus to Malta, Fly to Geneva, Bus to Chamonix
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Chamonix, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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La Salle, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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La Thuile, Italy
— 1 day
Drive
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Courmayeur, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Saint-Vincent, Italy
— 1 night
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Valletta

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Chamonix, France — 3 nights

Alpine Capital of the World

Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Take a break from the city and head to Aiguille du Midi and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eglise Notre Dame de la Gorge and Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard. There's more to do: fly down the slopes at Brevent Cable Car.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chamonix trip planning site.

Valletta, Malta to Chamonix is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to La Salle.
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Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature
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La Salle, Italy — 3 nights

La Salle is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy.The Castello di Châtelard is in the town.EconomyThe economy of La Salle is, today, mainly based on tourism, during summer and winter seasons. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take a spin around town with MbAventure and then take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Nivolet. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sarriod de La Tour and then explore the activities along Lago d'Arpy.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the La Salle trip planner.

You can drive from Chamonix to La Salle in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to La Thuile.
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La Thuile, Italy — 1 day

La Thuile is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley of northwest Italy.GeographyLa Thuile is situated in the Alps at the extreme north-west of the country, close to the French alpine town of La Rosière. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Giardino Botanico Alpino Chanousia.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our La Thuile journey planner.

Explore your travel options from La Salle to La Thuile with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Courmayeur.
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Courmayeur, Italy — 1 night

Courmayeur is a town and comune in northern Italy, in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castello Reale di Sarre and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Courmayeur trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from La Thuile to Courmayeur with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Vincent.
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Saint-Vincent, Italy — 1 night

Saint-Vincent is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. On the 29th (Thu), examine the collection at Forte di Bard.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read our Saint-Vincent trip tool.

You can drive from Courmayeur to Saint-Vincent in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.
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Valle d'Aosta travel guide

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Spas · Castles · Ski Areas
Though Valle d'Aosta is Italy's smallest region, it contains the highest peaks of the Alps, including the "roof of the old continent," Mont Blanc. This area is an outdoor adventure lover's dream vacation, with myriad climbing and hiking opportunities above the valley floor. Valle d'Aosta is known around the world for its major climbing routes, many of which have made mountaineering history. In the winter, the valley is at the heart of the Italian skiing experience with several top-notch ski resorts. Many visitors include attractions such as Roman monuments, medieval castles, and Romanesque churches on their itinerary. Since ancient times, Valle d'Aosta has been an important crossroads of the Western Alps. Today, it's linked with France and Switzerland through the Mont Blanc Tunnel and the Little and Big Saint Bernard passes.
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