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Locals refer to the mountains in the Valle d’Aosta (Aoste Valley) as the Alps, bordering France and Switzerland in the northwest. The mountains to the northeast are called the Dolomites, although they’re all technically part of the Italian Alps. No matter where you land, the scenery is grand and offers outdoor adventures year-round, from hiking to skiing. For the perfect base in the Valle d’Aosta region, famous for the Matterhorn and Mount Blanc among other snow-capped peaks, book one of these fantastic Airbnb rentals.
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This three-bedroom cabin sits at 5,250 feet in the Alps in a small picturesque village. You’ll be surrounded by lush meadows while enjoying the fresh air, gorgeous mountain views, and lots of historic character with a roof that includes beautiful restored ancient beams. It sleeps up to six, offering modern comforts too, including Wi-Fi. The kitchen is very well equipped and even includes some cooking supplies like olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and spices. In the summer you’ll have hiking trails out your door while winter brings opportunities to ski or snowboard.
This luxury chalet in the valley of Alta Badia, a UNESCO World Heritage Landmark is a magnificent area for hiking in the summer and a popular ski destination in the winter. After a day on the trails, you’ll be able to come back to enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool. There’s a Jacuzzi for a relaxing soak, a BBQ grill for cookouts, a garden, and even alpacas on the grounds to get to know. Anytime you’re here the mountain views are sure to awe – as one guest noted “Rarely does an accommodation exceed expectations as much as Jan Marc’s luxurious chalet; the pictures simply cannot show the full scale of this incredible creation.”
A three-bedroom home surrounded by mountains and wildflowers in the summer, this rental is in the small village of Gimillan, located just above the main village of Cogne. It provides an ideal base for excursions in the Grauson Valley, including miles of scenic trails with views of alpine lakes, and abundant flora and fauna. It has large balconies for relaxing with a serene view that includes Gran Paradiso, providing a relaxing stay in a quiet setting. In the winter, the host has a toboggan that can be used right outside the door. You’ll have a full kitchen, washing machine, fireplace, and Wi-Fi too.
The hosts lovingly renovated their grandparents’ home to provide a simple rental with a mix of historic and modern character, combined with friendly hospitality, with the goal to provide an experience they grew up with. Located at the border of Gran Paradiso National Park, it’s about a 5-minute drive or 30-minute walk to the town center. Much of the original home has been lovingly preserved with the use of its antique materials. It sleeps four and has a wall of windows showcasing a gorgeous mountain view, along with a full kitchen and living area with a sofa bed, while a staircase leads to a sleeping area on the mezzanine. The wood-burning fireplace can be used during the coldest months of the year, with the first basket of wood provided free.
This beautiful two-bedroom mountain house is part of the medieval village of Canale di Tenno, often ranked among Italy’s most beautiful villages. A 10-minute walk along an ancient footpath that starts directly from the house will bring you to Tenno Lake, while Riva Del Garda is only about six miles away. Spread over three floors, it accommodates four with Wi-Fi throughout. A full kitchen is on the main floor, while the top floor has a living room that can also be used as a bedroom with a large balcony. A bedroom and bathroom are on the main floor. With large windows, you’ll have spectacular views of the surrounding mountainous landscape too.
A two-bedroom home available between March and October, Nido Valdostano accommodates up to four guests in a hamlet immersed in nature among the “Riviera of the Alps.” While the village it sits in is very small, a 10-minute drive will take you to Saint Vincent which offers shops, restaurants, and even thermal pools. A cozy space, it includes all the comforts of home, like a well-equipped kitchen, a living room with a TV, and a laundry space. From the small patio you can relax while enjoy the views of the mountains, valley, and sunsets.
This one-bedroom rental for four was designed to immerse guests in nature while providing plenty of modern comforts and an eco-friendly stay. It has a large window that showcases dramatic Mount Emilius along with a bedroom that has a king-size bed, a living room with a large comfortable sofa bed, and a bathroom with a large chromotherapy shower. The floors are made with antique woods created by carpenters in the area’s historical past, while the kitchen includes all the modern appliances, like a dishwasher and microwave. You’ll have fast Wi-Fi, an LCD TV with multimedia access, underfloor heating, and LED lighting throughout.
La Baita sits in a private park with only a few other units, all of which have been restored in typical tradition. It sits in a natural amphitheater among birch trees and a pond with spring water while providing breathtaking views of the Maritime Alps, Gran Paradiso mountains, and the hills of Turin and Monferrato. While it provides an oasis of peace and tranquility, it’s only about 1.25 miles from the town center while trails for hiking and biking are nearby. Perfect for a couple or small family, it has one bedroom, accommodating up to four, along with a full kitchen and TV. There’s no Wi-Fi so you can take the opportunity to escape those tech gadgets for a while.
Located in a stunning area in the heart of the Aosta Valley in the pretty district of Porossan, part of Aosta town, this modern two-bedroom apartment provides an ideal base for up to five. You’ll be able to take advantage of the miles and miles of scenic walks and other activities throughout the region while being able to come back to a comfortable place with gorgeous views. It includes two large balconies, an outdoor patio area with a space for alfresco dining in the summer, and a picturesque garden. Inside, there’s a large open living/dining area where you can cozy up to a pellet fire, Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and Google Chrome. The full kitchen has all you need to prepare your meals, including a microwave and dishwasher for easy clean-up.
Located at the edge of a historic village in Aosta Valley that will make you feel as if you’ve stepped back into medieval times, this rental is a B&B-style room that’s a definite standout. It comes with a jetted whirlpool that has a waterfall for a massage. You’ll have it all to yourself while enjoying the historic character of the room. It includes a homemade breakfast made with all-natural ingredients, delivered right to your door at a time you select. Look forward to incredible views from the heart of the Alps close to Grand Paradiso and Courmayeur too.
Located only 10 minutes from the center of Aosta, this two-bedroom mountain view apartment sleeps up to five who can enjoy an enchanting atmosphere that includes large panoramic windows which overlook the town and Mount Emilius. It offers a tranquil setting and a private terrace that feels as if it hangs right over the valley, ideal for relaxing with a view. The interior includes exposed wooden beams and many other impressive features with amenities that ensure a comfortable stay. It has Wi-Fi, TV, and a full kitchen. In one of the bedrooms, there’s a Jacuzzi tub right in front of the bed. There are two bathrooms, one with a shower that has a hydromassage column too.
Located in the village of Venoz, part of NUSvillage called Venoz, part of the town of NUS in the Aosta Valley, this three-bedroom home offers an ideal base year-round. While it’s a newer house, it was built according to the area’s tradition using local materials. There’s a cross-country skiing track that winds through the valley’s spectacular landscapes, and in the summer you’ll find plenty of scenic walks. Afterward, you can look forward to unwinding on the panoramic balcony while gazing out at the views. There’s a large kitchen with all the necessary appliances, including a dishwasher and washing machine, a TV, Wi-Fi, and books should you want to dig into a good read rather than stare at a screen.
Nestled on a sunny hill that’s perfectly positioned for taking in panoramic views, this villa is spread over three floors with three bedrooms, accommodating as many as seven guests. You’ll be ideally situated for excursions throughout the Aosta Valley while being able to come back and relax with a view from the covered veranda or large terrace. It provides plenty of privacy as it includes a main apartment that can sleep a couple with children plus internal access to a guesthouse for two adults. It has an open kitchen and living area overlooking the outdoor garden, cable TV, Wi-Fi, and a washer/dryer.