Walk the Alta Via 2 trail from Cogne to Courmayeur in Italy’s Aosta Valley on this self-guided point to point trek. This challenging long-distance hike begins at the edge of the Gran Paradiso National Park, and takes you on an unforgettable journey through Aosta to the foot of Mont Blanc.Experience Aosta’s lesser-known Alps, sharing trails with ibex, chamois, marmots and a few local walkers. Hike through Alpine meadows, on rocky high trails, and over 5 spectacular mountain passes. Offering a balance of comfortable nights in welcoming family run hotels and nights in classic mountain refuges, relax at the end of a tough day’s walking with a hearty home-made meal. Refuel on traditional cheesy polenta, sausages in tomato sauce and local red wine. Embrace the simple life of long-distance hiking, switch off and immerse yourself in the best of Italy’s natural paradise.