The Sant’Orso fair takes place in the city of Aosta in the Northwest of Italy on the 30 and 31 on January. This annual traditional event of the Aosta Valley region is so famous and loved both by Italians and tourists that no edition has been missed since the year 1000! According to the legend, the Saint Orso has given a pair of typical wooden shoes of the Valley to the poor people from the Aosta village.
Traditional event of Aosta Valley
In the town squares and streets thousands of artisans from all over the region exhibit their traditional workmanships: furniture, agricultural equipment, interior objects, baby bassinets, sledges, cutting boards, cutlery and other stuff not only made from wood but also from leather, copper, hammered steel as well as from various fabrics produced locally. In addition to all this the visitors are welcomed with the gastronomic treasures of the region such as cheeses and vine made in Aosta Valley.
Kill two birds with one stone?
If you like mountain travels ad everything connected with them: culture, crafts, folklore, typical food and also the winter sports – this event is for you.
The atmosphere of the Saint’Orso fair in Aosta Valley is really unique! Due to a large number of visitors it’s better to book your accommodation in advance. One of the best solutions for those who likes to combine cultural and skiing would be Club Esse Pila 2000 – a 46-room hotel in the centre of Pila perfectly connected to Aosta by the public transport but at the same time located a few steps away from the ski lifts.
A convenient accommodation in Aosta Valley
Club Esse Pila 2000 has two special offers for the period of the Sant’Orso fair. One is a 3-nights deal from the 29th of January to the 1st of February for 199 euro per person in a double room with half board service. And another one is a 7 nights stay from the 29th of January to the 5th of February for 399 euro per person with the same conditions. The offers are available only for the bookings confirmed and paid until the 31st of December 2016.
A skiing paradise of Italy
The hotel offers a breathtaking panoramic view: between Monte Bianco, Cervino and Massiccio di Gran Paradiso. The Club Esse hotel offers also the animation stuff with a “soft” entertaining program, both for adults and kids, with table games, various competitions, music and theatre evenings. In addition to 70km of ski routes for all skiing levels there are also freeride and freestyle skiing and snowboarding areas as well as cross-country skiing zones located just around the corner from the hotel.
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