In summer Pila is a destination for hikers, thanks to its wonderful landscapes, it is possible to choose many different routes, short or long, suitable for all the family and also high altitude enthusiasts. With easy walks it is possible to reach a shepherd’s ”baita” and buy traditional Fontina cheese.
In Pila during summer time it is possible to experience free climbing, horse riding, freeride, rafting, canyoning, kayak, hydro speed, paragliding, and fishing in the Chamolè lake.
Pila in summer is ideal for mountain bike lovers. Taking the chair lift it is possible to experience the thrill of downhill and freeride tracks. Moreover using dedicated tracks it is possible to reach Aosta in just one descent covering a height difference of 1500mt.


In Aosta Valley, during the Middle Ages, were built more than one hundred buildings among towers and castles; some of those are still well-preserved and inside them are kept beautiful frescoes and original furnishings.

The castles:

  • Castle of Sarre
  • Castle of Saint-Pierre
  • Castle of Sarriod di La Tour
  • Castle of Fénis
  • Castle of Ussel
  • Castle of Verrès
  • Castle of Issogne
  • Fort of Bard

Visualizza Castelli in una mappa di dimensioni maggiori

Roman Aosta
Aosta is a Roman town which was founded in 25 B.C. with the name of Augusta Praetoria. Nowadays, the town still keeps several Roman as weel as medieval monuments.
All along the historical Centre, you can admire:

  • the Arch of Augusto
  • the collegiate church of Saint Ours
  • the little deconsecrated church of Saint Lorenzo
  • the Praetoria Door
  • the Fromage Tower
  • the Roman Theatre
  • the Tower of “Lebbroso”
  • the Castle of Bramafan