Dominated by the snowy peaks of Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco to the Italians), the northern reaches of Valle d’Aosta are spectacular and very popular. The most sensational views are from the cable cars that glide and swoop across the mountain from Courmayeur, while the resort of La Thuile, which hosted the Women’s Skiing World Cup in 2016, offers superb winter sports.

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