Winter breaks

A fun way to learn is to combine education about the environment with sporting activities.  The protected areas of Valle d’Aosta turn into open-air laboratories to put students into contact with the natural environment, for discovering the wild animals that live there.

  • Where:

    Gran Paradiso National Park (Valle d’Aosta)

  • Duration of activity and period recommended:

    From 1 to 5 days
    From January to March

  • No. of participants and age groups:

    Min. 15 students
    Age school

  • Physical preparation and equipment:

    No training or preparation required, good physical condition.
    Appropriate clothing.
    Snowshoeing and cross country skiing at payment.
    Materials provided by the association.

  • Professionalità coinvolte:

    Nature hike guide, master of cross country skiing



Arrival and meeting with the guide. Presentation of the program; introduction of the resort and the activities that are going to do during your stay, out walking in the resort.
In the evening, projection of video documentaries on the area.


Division of the group into two parts (if over 25):
Group A - excursion with cross-country skiing
Group B - excursion with snowshoes
Lunch at the hotel
Intervention on the Alpine environment: characteristics and peculiarities.


Division of the group into two parts (if over 25):
GroupA - excursion with snowshoes
GroupB - excursion with cross-country skiing
Lunch at the hotel
Out walking, card verification in the territory on the theoretical part analyzed the previous day.


Entertainment activities on environmental snow games, building shelters
Intervention on relations between mountain environment and adaptations of plants and animals, life continues in the mountains in winter, in the mountains behavior
Lunch at the hotel
In the evening, video projection slides.


Realization of a booklet mountain environment and its characteristics discovered during the stay
Comparison of the activities carried out during the stay
Lunch at the hotel and departure of the group.


Cooperativa Habitat
Via E. Aubert, 48 11100 Aosta
Tel. e Fax 0165 363851


Per person:

from 20 to 25 and 41 to 50 persons
3 days            131,00 euro
4 days            175,00 euro
5 days            212,00 euro

from 26 to 40 persons
3 days            139,00 euro
4 days            183,00 euro
5 days            220,00 euro

The price includes:
- full board from lunch on Day 1 to lunch on the last in a *** hotel rooms 3-4 beds, teachers in twin, single supplement
- Nature hike guide (1 every 25 participants)
- use snowshoes and ski poles
- ski instructor for 3 lessons of 2 hours (or 2 lessons of 2 hours in the 3 days program)
- cross-country skipass

The price not includes:
- drinks
- trasport
- equipment rental cross country skiing
- eventual downhill ski pass

Timing and conditions of booking

Booking at the reference association or consortium Gran Paradiso nature.





From 1 to 5 days


From January to March


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