The Grand Canyon of the Valle d’Aosta

Between Point Saint Martin at 300 metres and Hellbronner peak at 3,500m there is the whole Valle d’Aosta. The programme of these 7 days will take you across the whole region, covering more than 100km where you will see natural reserves, dry areas and wetlands, castles, mines, glaciers and Alpine peaks. A journey through the vegetation of continental Europe, the last five thousand years of Valle d’Aosta and the history of the geological formation of the region. A week of trekking in close contact with nature, during which you will cross the Grand Canyon of Valle d’Aosta taking you up to the very roof of the Alps.


  • Where:

    From Pont Saint Martin to Courmayeur or conversely.

  • Duration of activity and period recommended:

    1 week
    September 16 to 21

  • No. of participants and age groups:

    Min. 4 Max 8 persone per guida
    Adults, children over 8 years, families (if used to walk for several days below)

  • Physical preparation and equipment:

    Good physical preparation.
    Equipment recommended for trekking: hiking boots and walking poles. These can be provided by the organisation at an extra cost. Since the terrain is not particularly difficult, also trainers can be worn. The area is very bright and airy, so bring sun cream, hat and sunglasses.

  • Professionals involved:

    Nature Guide - Master of mountain biking


Departure from Pont Saint Martin at a height of 290 m you arrive at 3,500 m peak Helbronner with a gradient of more than 3,000 m (diluted in 1 week) and a knowledge of the plans vegetation absolutely incredible and perhaps unique. You cross the Valle d'Aosta touching many Nature Reserves in the region. Departure from the lower valley: - Lake of Villa Natural Reserve - Xeric environments of Grand Brison - Cly - Les Iles Natural Reserve - Tsatelet Natural Reserve - Natural Reserve of the Côte of Gargantua - The Castle and Mines of Aymavilles - Pont d’Ael - Xeric environments of Mount Torretta - Bellon - Lake Lolair Natural Reserve - Marais marshlands of Morgex-La Salle - Natural Reserve - Glacial environments of the Mont Blanc - Val Ferret - The Val Ferret Talweg.

The path can be reduced to five days according to the group of participants.
In addition, with a slightly modified itinerary can be covered with MTB

Overall height difference in altitude: 929 m, from Pont Saint Martin 295 m to Courmayuer 1,224 m. The daily difference can range from 3 to 400 m, uphill or downhill, depending on the itinerary chosen.


Sirdar Montagne et Aventure
Via Cesare Ollietti 42, 11015 La Salle (AO), +39 366 2829117,


From 500.00 euro per person for 5 days at 700.00 euro per person for 7 days.

Timing and conditions of booking

At the association Sirdar Montagne et Aventure at least 30 days before, with a deposit equal to 30% of the total activity.


Pont Saint Martin, Courmayeur


Dislivello 3.000 m


1 week


September 16 to 21



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