Airport Transfers to and from La Thuile
TransferFix is an advantageous online service which permits you to compare all transfer services between La Thuile and every airport which services La Thuile. You can choose among a low-priced shared airport transfer, a private one or a premium private luxury limousine transfer.
The comparison service of TransferFix grants you with accurate availability and costs, and you can book and pay for your preferred service in two quick and easy steps.
And you do not have to concern yourself with any additional costs! The carrier companies are obliged by contract to offer the same prices in TransferFix as they do on their own website.
TransferFix is available, not only in La Thuile but in many other resorts. Compare and book airport transfers with TransferFix, in many alpine resorts, such as Les Houches, Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains, Morzine, Avoriaz, Megève or Combloux.
See all the other alpine resorts in which TransferFix operates.
Journey Times & Distances from Airports to La Thuile
TransferFix compares services within the tourism sector and it allows for a selection of a service, order a service or pay for it, online and directly to the licensed transportation provider.
Shared Transfers to and from La Thuile
Shared transfers are a great low-cost option. You will be taken to, or from your hotel, chalet or apartment, regardless of where you are staying in La Thuile. You will be sharing the vehicle with other people who will be collected from or dropped off at different locations in La Thuile.
You might have to wait for more passengers at the airport or you might have to wait for other passengers to be dropped off in La Thuile before you, therefore your journey time might slightly increase. Nevertheless, you will always be notified in due time of your actual pick-up time.
Otherwise, there is always the likelihood that you are fortunate, with all passengers coming off the same flight or from flights landing within minutes of each other. Or, drop-offs in La Thuile might be close to one another or you might be the first to be dropped-off in La Thuile.
Either way, the shared transfer experience requires a dose of “give and take” and a considerate attitude from all passengers.
TransferFix offers shared transfers to and from La Thuile all year long.
TransferFix is in the process of contracting with all of the carriers so that you might be able to benefit from transportation on the next available mini-bus.
By choosing a seat in a shared vehicle you save money and leave a lower carbon trail.
Private transfers to and from La Thuile
TransferFix provides a private transfers booking service from many different airports to La Thuille all year long.
When you book your private transfer online, you receive an instant confirmation via e-mail or text message and your driver will meet you at the airport.
With TransferFix and a private ride to or from La Thuille, you can enjoy the privacy of a taxi service while paying less money than a premium luxury limousine service.
About La Thuile
La Thuile is a commune in northern Italy and part of the autonomous Aosta Valley.
La Thuile is located in the Alps, at an altitude of 1,450 m (4,760 ft), close to the French alpine town of La Rosière.
The town is crossed by the road going from Pré-Saint-Didier in the north-west up to the Little St Bernard Pass in the south-east linking Italy to Bourg-Saint-Maurice and the Isère Valley in France.
La Thuile is connected to Chamonix via the Mont Blanc tunnel.
Skiing in La Thuile
La Thuile is part of the Espace San Bernardo ski area with access to 160km of downhill skiing, with 77 marked pistes, served by a total of 37 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in La Thuile itself, the ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard also in the ski resort of La Rosière.
La Thuile is a great choice for all standards of skiers with the advantage to take part to a relaxing après ski atmosphere.
The longest intermediate run is the 11km long San Bernardo, a relaxing journey of discovery, where one can link up to several restaurants and après ski bars on the way down to La Thuile.
The majority of pistes in La Thuile are blue and red, therefore La Thuile is best suited for intermediate skiers.
Advanced skiers will definitely enjoy venturing off-piste or backcountry in the Vallée Blanche.
There is also a beginner ski area named Les Suches, at the top of the Entreves cable car, where one can find a magic carpet and easy long runs with plenty of mountain huts.
As well as alpine skiing it is possible to go snowboarding, nordic skiing, heli-skiing or simply enjoy the tranquillity of the forests with a pair of snowshoes.
The Chanousia Alpine Botanical Garden
The Chanousia Alpine Botanical Garden, the highest in Europe,is located at 2170 meters altitude at the Little St Bernard Pass, in the commune of La Thuile.
Today the garden contains about 1200 species of alpine flowers and plants which flourish in a short growing time, between heavy winters with snowfall ranging from 4-8 meters.
Chanousia is accredited by the University of Turin as a work placement venue.
The botanical gardens are open to the public in summer.
For walking lovers, one of the most magnificent natural wonders around La Thuile is the Rutor glacier which dominates the valley.
Also The Rutor glacier is set apart by its waterfalls, some of the most beautiful in the Aosta Valley.
The Rutor glacier is huge, covering a surface area of 8.4 km2. The wide cap at the top is at an altitude of 3,486 m, but the glacier extends down to 2,500 m, where its runoff feeds several lakes.
Three magnificent falls rush down the mountainside and give rise to the Dora River, and the best views are to be had from the bridge across the lowest fall. One can get to the falls on foot from below, from the La Joux fraction (1,603 m) or above from the Deffeyes refuge situated at the foot of the Rutor glacier. It is also possible to continue the walk to reach the lakes at Bellacomba.
Expert mountaineers can continue upwards to the Rutor summit, but there are available many other guided itineraries for adults and children
Rafting at La Thuile
In summer it is possible to go rafting on the Dora River, from La Thuile one can descend on a rubber tyre whilst enjoying and admiring the splendid scenery.
Riding the waves is the most exciting, discovering La Thuile village from a different perspective, admiring the lush vegetation and the magnificent gorges at the feet of Mont Blanc massif.
La Thuile has been the venue for several major annual international winter conferences:
Les Rencontres de Physique de la Vallée d'Aoste: event organized by Italy's Institute of Nuclear Physics.
Rencontres de Moriond: event organized by the French National institute of nuclear and particle physics (IN2P3).
Alpine Ski World Cup female : in 2016 the slopes of La Thuile hosted,for the first time in history three competitions (two downhill and one super G).