Valle d’Aosta: The Milk Route 2021
We are located in the area of the Gran Paradiso National Park. The magic of this place, of these mountain,ca be found in the absence of mass tourism and welcoms those riders who love to experience the horse naturally and without confusion.
Here we can find small villages of very ancient origins, built in a hollow of pastures at the foot of Punta Leissé. With an extraordinarily panoramic position, very close to the central valley of Aosta. there are the valleys of Cogne, Valsavarenche, Val di Rhemes, Valgrisenche, as well as numerous peaks and reliefs, of which Becca can be recognized di Nona, Mont Emilius, Pointe de la Pierre, Grivola, Ciarforon and Becca di Monciair, and the Rutor glacier.
Departure dates on request with a minimum of 2 participants in the months of JUNE, JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER
PARTICIPANTS: MIN 2 MAX 4
Expect to arrive in the afternoon in Vetan, in the municipality of Saint-Pierre (AO). Check-in at Chambres d'Hotes l'Abri de Vetan. Dinner and overnight.
After having breakfast, meeting at the equestrian center at 9.00 am. Assignment of horses and departure for the Vertosan Valley. Lunch break with "Bocconata alla Valdostana" with a taste of various typical local products. Departure in the afternoon descending towards the village of Vedeun to continue towards Vens, where we will spend the night at the Vagneur Hotel.
on the saddle for 9:00 am. Today we will go up to the high pastures and stop for a typical lunch in a suggestive stone mountain house. In the afternoon we will return to the valley and the Pesse pasture and then go up to the Mont Fallere Refuge where we will stay overnight.
Departure at 9.00 am for spending our last day on the saddle. We will descend towards Thouraz where we will stop for the last lunch before returning to Vetan to the stables.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 1 June 2021 to 30 September 2021||€ 740|
(B / L / D): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner
Single supplement: On request
Difficulty level: From ° to °°°°°
DURATION: 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS
DIFFICULTY: °°° (INTERMEDIATE)
ACCOMMODATION: mountain huts
EQUIPMENT: American or English saddles
HORSES: of mixed breeds, all docile and accustomed to the routes
GAIT: FROM 4 TO 6 H PER DAY IN THE SADDLE
MINIMUM AGE : 14 if accompanied by an adult
MAXIMUM WEIGHT : 85 Kg
TYPE : semi-itinerant trekking with overnight stays in shelters
VETAN:1overnight stay at Chambres d’Hotes abri de Vetan. the structure is located at 1700 meters above the sea level, in the hamlet of Vetan, in the municipality of St-Pierre. Convenient and panoramic is the road that climbs up here between manicured pastures and flower meadows. The ancient stone and wood building has been completely renovated with skill and good taste, maintaining some valuable architectural features of the past. On the ground floor is the small common room, enriched with flowers and other wooden sculptures. On the upper floors we find the rooms for rent. Large and spacious, each room count on private bathroom and shower, some with balcony. All enjoy a good panoramic view towards the Gran Paradiso area and the Pila basin. Breakfasts are rich and abundant: with cakes, jam and sweet black bread, all homemade by Antonella, the friendly owner of the company. As for lunch and dinner, right next to the company there is the well-known Vetan Restaurant, owned by the family, with typical Aosta Valley specialties.
VEDEUN: Hotel Vagneur: located 8 km from Saint-Nicolas, in the hamlet of Vagneur. Mountain hut, a magical and characteristic place. This family-run refuge is very welcoming and offers a terrace with a view and a tasty restaurant serving typical Aosta Valley cuisine.
PESSE: Mont Fallère Refuge: The refuge is located at 2385 meters, it is a new structure with the appearance of a typical mountain hut. For the construction, both inside and outside, old disused wood was used. It is equipped with solar panels to ensure an ecological production of hot water as well as the integration of the heating system in less hot periods.
Not far away there are streams and glacial lakes and the relative abundance of water supplies power to the control unit that produces electricity.
The structure offers 8 traditionally furnished rooms, a typical cuisine restaurant, sauna, whirlpool and relaxation room.
Note: The itinerary described above is to be considered indicative. It may be subject to variations due to weather conditions or circumstances beyond our control. The itinerary could be carried out in a different order to meet the availability of accommodation.
The tariff includes
The tariff does not include
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
from € 1.540 - Voli esclusi
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
from € 820 - Voli esclusi
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
from € 1.600 - Voli esclusi
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