Lying close to the Italian/Swiss border in the Aosta Valley, is the wonderful Alpine resort of Cervinia. A Cervinia holiday should be looked upon as a challenge, with plenty of winter and summer activities for visitors of all skill levels. No matter what time of year you intend to visit the resort, there are always plenty of things to do to occupy you! Besides this, a modern Cervinia holiday rental apartment will provide some of the most spectacular mountain views to be found in the whole of the Aosta Valley area.
If you love a holiday that involves winter sports, physical challenges and spectacular views then a Cervinia holiday is definitely the right choice for you. The resort is one of the most popular in the whole of the country and provides a great range of outdoor activities to keep the group busy including skiing, ice skating, rafting, small game hunting, swimming, big game hunting, fishing, paragliding, mountaineering, horse riding and sledding.
If you would love to witness a slice of Italian history whilst on your Cervinia holiday, then take the hour’s journey to the town of Saint Pierre. Located in the heart of the Aosta Valley, Saint Pierre is at the centre of a region filled with beautiful castles, including its own which dates back to the 11th century. The castle sits atop a hill above the town and is one of the most photographed in the area, thanks to its four towers which make it look so enchanting. Close to Saint Pierre Castle is the Castle of Sarriod de la Tour, dating back to the 15th century and filled with impressive carvings, of which there are an astounding eight hundred.
Weather is an essential part of any holiday and it is no different for a Cervinia holiday. The Aosta Valley, in which the resort sits, is prone to a cold and dry climate which makes it the best place for skiing during the winter months. The temperature during the daytime at this time of year can fall to as low as -7 degrees Celsius and as much as 5 degrees Celsius. The resort does experience some warm weather during the summer months with the daytime temperature creeping up to as much as 25 degrees Celsius during July and August. The average annual rainfall amount for Cervinia is 16 inches.
Travellers on a Cervinia holiday will most likely arrive at Turin Airport (TRN) which is approximately an hour and a half’s journey from the resort. Air operators that offer cheap, frequent flights to Turin include Air France, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines, British Airways and Alitalia. Passengers can start their wonderful trip by departing from a variety of airports including Bristol (BRS), Birmingham (BHX), Glasgow (GLA), Cardiff (CWL) and Stansted (STN).