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Italian craft fair: Sant'Orso fair in Aosta

24 April, 2020
The town of Aosta will host an Italian craft fair on January 30th and 31st, which should have an alpine flavour. The Fiera di Sant’Orso has more than 1000 exhibitors displaying the creations of the Val d’Aosta’s artists and artisans.…

Holidays in Val d'Aosta: Hotel La Meridiana

18 April, 2020
It’s not the first time that we talk about Val d’Aosta, its wine trails and the enchanted beauty of its mountains, but today we want to focus on a small family managed hotel located in the picturesque village of Saint…

Study in Italy: Università della Valle d'Aosta

7 April, 2020
I would say if you’re interested in skiing or hiking, then you’ve come to the right place - if you’re not that focused on studying, that is. If you are, the Università della Valle d’Aosta is well known for languages,…

Olive oil Easter egg from Italy

24 March, 2020
While an olive oil Easter egg might not have much effect on Italian children who prefer Kinder Surprise Easter eggs, it could be an interesting match for olive oil buffs who also like chocolate.The unusual oil and chocolate match was…

New Year ski deals for Italy: skiing Val d'Aosta

22 March, 2020
Great deals for skiing in Italy this winter continue with Alpitour offering New Year’s Eve snow weekends in the Valle d’Aosta. The deal is valid for the Ski Club Lo Stambecco at the foot of Cervinio mountain, at about 2,500…

Winter holidays in Italy: Gran Paradiso, Aosta Valley

21 March, 2020
Snow-capped mountains are so beautiful! And December, in my opinion, is the best month to visit mountain resorts, with hamlets romantically covered in snow and firs swaying in the wind. So if you are as romantic as I am, you…

Italian dessert recipes: castagnaccio or chestnut pie

15 March, 2020
I tasted this chestnut pie just a few days ago while in Val d’Aosta for a short break and I loved it, so here’s its recipe! Don’t worry, it’s as easy as pie!Ingredients: 500 g chestnut flour; 100 g raisings;…