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La Thuile, beautiful, wild and full of history

The massive Rutor and the majestic Mont Blanc mountain backdrop to the extraordinary valley of La Thuile, the westernmost town of Aosta Valley, located at 1441 m, on the border with France. A sunny and a wild and unspoiled nature, a mountain village attached to its traditions.

The wide grassy basin in which is located in La Thuile is dominated by the 3,846 m of massive Rutor with its fantastic glacier which, although being phased out for decades, is 9 km2. Ancient history to La Thuile which, together with centers of La Salle, Morgex, Pré Saint Didier and Courmayeur, belongs to the Vallis Digna, terminal line of Valle d'Aosta, before entering French territory through the Little St Bernardo, a place of great historical significance for the events that have been witnessed since the days of Augustus.

A village of about 800 inhabitants, Tchuileins, divided into small fractions collected, crossed by the Dora Rutor and Dora of Verney. The architecture of the houses is typical of mountain villages, built with stone and wood as the rustic buildings of the past, with roofs covered with the typical "lose" slabs of stone that can only be found in Valle d'Aosta or in neighboring Tarentaise. Thanks to its geographical position and characteristics of the area, offers a long winter season, with an international skiing you can count on 160 km of ski slopes and summer pleasant climate, which allows you to practice all sports activities typical of mountain and carve out moments of absolute relaxation.

The etymology of the town's name derives from the Latin word tegula (roof tile), because there were quarries lose near Pont du Parc and Mont Serrand On the municipal coat of arms depicts on one side a mountain of silver on which stands a Doric column of the same color, surmounted by a golden Latin cross, the other a silver cross in the "field" red, accompanied by a golden lily. Communal feast: St. Nicholas, May 9.

 

 

Consorzio Operatori Turistici La Thuile
Via M. Collomb, 36 - 11016 La Thuile (AO)
Valle d’Aosta - Vallée d’Aoste - Italia - Italy
Tel. +39 0165 88 30 49 - Fax +39 0165 88 51 96
Mail info@lathuile.it - P.IVA 00657400073

Funivie Piccolo San Bernardo S.p.a.
Fraz. Entrèves, n. 149 - 11016 La Thuile (AO)
Valle d’Aosta - Vallée d’Aoste - Italia - Italy
Tel +39 0165 884150 - Fax +39 0165 884052
Mail info@lathuile.net - P.IVA 00076340074
Capitale Sociale Versato: Euro 10.713.416,00
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