The highest mountain peaks in Europe, well over the 4000 metre mark, surround the quadrilateral that enclose one of the most beautiful regions in the Alps, the Aosta Valley. Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, the Monte Rosa massif, and the Gran Paradiso, vast glaciers, two historical mountain passes, lakes, forests, waterfalls in short a mighty and varied nature, the city of Aosta overflowing with art, and furthermore, Roman and medieval monuments, castles, enchanting local traditions and a marvelous gastronomy and wine culture all offer countless stimulating opportunities for learning and enjoyment. Come to discover the Valle d’Aosta for your cycling holiday, whether it be with your friends, your team or your family, along the roads travelled by the legends of cycling
Mountain Bike Gravity! In the summer, the lifts take you up with your mountain bike!
The choice is yours: downhill, freeride or cross country? Unleash your desire for speed in downhill adrenalin fuelled and fun technical trails of the bike parks, or do you enjoy leisurely cycling, easy and undemanding? Anyway, forget the climbs, in the Aosta Valley, the chair lifts take you up with your bike! Pila, La Thuile, Cervinia, Courmayeur, Gressoney and other stations for a gravity bike in the Aosta Valley offer itineraries for all bikers. In addition, some local sports associations offer a comfortable bike shuttle service.
A selection of MTB trails to discover in Valle d’Aosta
In Valle d’Aosta, forest paths, mule tracks and farm roads form a network of more than 1,000 kilometers of unpaved routes, many of which lend themselves to mountain biking.
Cycle routes for road bike riders, beginner to expert, that has been tried and tested
Whatever your riding skill level is, our choice of road bike trails has what you’re looking for: here you can find information on a collection of tried and tested cycle routes located in the Aosta Valley, suitable for riders with a wide range of experience.
Art, culture, good food, fun, sport and leisure: all this awaits those who decide to embark on the 22-km-long walking and cycling track that runs from Sarre to Fénis, passing through Aosta and other 9 municipalities, allowing cyclists to pedal between the castles of Sarre and Fénis, through vineyards, orchards, archaeological finds, past Roman walls and equipped green areas.
Courmayeur is undoubtedly linked to Mount Blanc: it is a modern, Alpine city renowned around the world, as well as one of the most frequented mountain resorts in Italy. In a big valley, at 1,224 metres above sea level, at the foot of the gigantic massif that is Mount Blanc and among the fir and larch trees, the mountains and the glaciers that make it unique, Courmayeur boasts first class tourism-accommodation at international level. In the town centre Via Roma, the beating heart of the city with its narrow, winding streets, is the fashionable, shopping area.
Skyway Monte Bianco is much more than a cableway to reach 3,466 meters. It’s an idea: drawing man closer to the mountain and sky, broadening our horizons, overcoming boundaries. Beautiful landscapes to explore and the sky to meet.
Saint-Vincent is probably one of the most famous places in Valle d’Aosta, thanks also to the “Casino de la Vallée”, one of the most renowned and largest casinos in Europe. Gently lying on the hillside, in a welcoming valley protected from the wind, with an extraordinary microclimate, to the extent that it is known as the Alps Riviera, with mild winters and cool summers at an altitude of 575 m.. The expansion of tourism in the town is linked to the discovery of the Fons Salutis in 1770 by a naturalist abbot: a valuable spring whose therapeutic virtues instantly made it a very famous, popular mineral water.