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La Thuile: photo description (La Thuile)

La Thuile is a small resort town in the Italian region of Val d'aosta, lying at the foot of Mont Blanc and combines modern architecture and serene atmosphere of a quiet mountain village. Winter in the vicinity of the town are always a lot of snow that attracts skiers. Trails are wide, and the slopes very difficult, for the most part designed for confident skiers and skiing professionals. If you want you can go to the French resort of La rosier, with whom La Thuile is connected lift system, or in neighbouring Courmayeur. Total length of pistes in the ski area of San Bernardo, which includes the resort is about 150 km away. All the tracks are located at an altitude of 1200-1500 meters above sea level and are serviced by 38 lifts.

There are places for skiing and for lovers of cross - country skiing around La Thuile, among the pine forests there are several special runs. Well developed and Heli-skiing is one of the most interesting paths through the glacier Ruitor and goes to La Rozier.

In free time guests of La Thuile can get acquainted with the history and monuments of this wonderful town. In long time he, along with the settlements of La Salle, Morgex, Pré-Saint-Didier and Courmayeur was part of a road Wallis Denia, which is connecting Aosta with France. Today La Thuile has to offer its guests a visit to the Alpine Botanical garden Chanousia" with a stunning collection of mountain plants, founded in 1897, the year of the local Abbot. Of religious buildings it is necessary to highlight the parish Church, the first mention of which occur in 1093, the year! Another Church - San Lorenzo, standing in the neighbouring town of Pré-Saint-Didier, notable for its bell tower is one of the oldest in Aosta.

In summer, La Thuile is similar to a real green oasis on the backdrop of the majestic Mont Blanc. For tourists Hiking to breathtaking waterfalls, walks on flowering meadows and coniferous forests, rafting on flowing rivers and many more. One of the interesting routes start at the foot of the glacier Ruitor and leads to the mountain hut, daffy, and from there the trail continues up to the glacial lakes and valleys Orgera and Chavanne.

To get to La Thuile from Milan or Geneva drive will take about 3 hours. The nearest railway station is in Pré-Saint-Didier and from there to the resort is a regular bus service.