Breuil-Cervinia - Valtournenche
BREUIL-CERVINIA VALTOURNENCHE AND MOUNTAIN BIKING
On the saddle of your bike you will find the true sensations that nature has to offer; mountain biking in the mountain is not an extreme sport or just for the athletes, so why not try a new approach to this sport, in the mountains. Cervinia and Valtournenche as in many of the resorts of Aosta Valley, have invested heart and soul and strongly believe in this sporting activity, the silence of nature where the only noise is that of your wheels over the terrain.
Great news for mountain bike fans in Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche this Summer 2013: Weather conditions permitting it will be possible to ascend with the cable cars to the glacier of Plateau Rosà. Here the Maxiavalanche trail descends down to Cervinia, over 10 km over moraines and meadows
Breuil-Cervinia - Valtournenche
An infinite snowy area that begins at 1,524 metres, in Valtournenche, embraces Breuil-Cervinia, rises up to 3,480 metres of Plateau Rosà, touches the 4,000 m peak of Piccolo Cervino, climbes up to 4,478 m to the top of the Cervino. The tourism vocation of Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche has it’s beginning more than two hundred years ago.
The Matterhorn’s imposing silhouette stands on the various family mountainbiking and freeride tracks. New are the 3 rings circuits, ideal for family mountain biking and for those who love pedaling immersed in nature. There are two lifts that serves the tracks: Cime Bianche Laghi at 2.900 m characterized by its changing scenery from moonscape to wild steppe and Plan Maison at 2.500 with its green pastures and the Ventina’s moraines. In the unforgettable Valtournenche surroundings you can choose amongst 3 tracks: freeride Reine Blanche, Manda Track and the Baracon Path.
A splendid natural sun-kissed terrace overlooking the Matterhorn Valley, a privileged position with an ideal microclimate makes it a perfect summer holiday destination. Hiking, horse riding and mountain biking trails through the many villages with their stone houses, characteristic “rascards” and chapels scattered throughout the territory: Wherever you look here in the “Pays du soleil” you’ll be enchanted, captivated and moved.
Lift systems opening from the 10th to the 19th August; four-place chairlift Collet, from Chantorné.
At 1,815 m asl it is the highest municipality in Aosta Valley. Chamois is known for the fact that it can be reached only by cable car from Buisson.
Lift systems opening: Cable car open everyday, chairlift Corgnolaz-Lago Lod opening Sundays 16th and 23rd June and everyday from the 29th June to the 8th September, chairlift Lago Lod-Teppa and Falinère opening Sundays 7th, 14th and 21st July and everyday from the 28th July to the 25th August
MTB PROMO & CERVINO CYCLING MARATHON
For all those that purchase a daily mountain bike pass on the 29th or 30th June… The price? Special daily mtb pass at a cost of € 17,00 over the weekend 29th-30th June. There’s more: You’ll get a free daily mtb pass for another day. Two for the price of one, a 50% discount! Another great reason to choose Breuil-Cervinia.
Cervino Cycling Marathon to be held on Sunday 30th June. The 1st edition of this race at the foot of the Matterhorn and the highest race in Europe with start and arrival at 2,050 m asl. Start at 9.00am in Breuil-Cervinia, arrival of short leg of the race between 11.45am and 1.49pm, arrival of longer leg of the race between 1.06pm and 4.12pm. Circulation on the regional roads may be interrupted or delayed whilst athletes pass, in any case interruptions will not be any longer than 30 minutes from first passage of athletes in any point along the race course.
Great news for mountain bike fans in Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche this Summer 2013: Weather conditions permitting it will be possible to ascend with the cable cars to the glacier of Plateau Rosà. Here the Maxiavalanche trail descends down to Cervinia, over 10 km over moraines and meadows; an experience that numerous participants of the international competition attempt only once a year, this year the contest will be held on the 20th and 21st July 2013.