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Saint Rhemy

11010 Saint Rhemy AO, Italy

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About Saint Rhemy

Saint-Rhémy-en-Bosses is a scattered Italian town of 337 inhabitants in the upper valley of the Gran San Bernardo, in the northwestern Valle d'Aosta.  The function of the inhabited center closest to the hill on the southern Alpine side has characterized Saint-Rhémy over the centuries. The Latin toponym is Endracinum: in Roman times an important mansion stood on the spot to control the road, while the villa of the dominus Baucius stood not far from the artery, on the hill.


Attractions near Saint Rhemy

Great St Bernard Pass6.49km from Saint Rhemy

Great Saint Bernard Pass, Italian Colle del Gran San Bernardo, French Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard, one of the highest of the Alpine frontier passes, at 8,100 feet. It lies on the Italian-Swiss border east of the Mont Blanc group in the southwestern Pennine Alps. The pass connects Martigny-Ville, Switzerland, in the Rhône River valley, with Aosta, Italy. The alpine crossing was a significant stretch of the pilgrim routes between north and south.

Mont-Fallère6.74km from Saint Rhemy

The Mont Fallère is located in the Alps Grand Combin in Valle d'Aosta.  The mountain, as well as with the name of Mont-Fallère with which it is designated by the official cartography of the Valle d'Aosta Region, also appears without the hyphen or as Monte Fallere [2] or Monte Fallère.  From the summit, you have a panoramic view of Mont Blanc, the Grand Combin, the Grivola, and many other mountains of the Graian Alps and the Pennine Alps.

Refuge Hélène10.66km from Saint Rhemy

The Elena refuge or, sometimes, Hélène refuge is a mountain refuge located in the Val Ferret Valdôtain, a side valley of the Aosta Valley, in the upper Valdigne, in the Mont-Blanc massif, at 2,062 meters above sea level. The refuge is at a place called Pré-de-Bar, at the bottom of the Val Ferret, on the route to the Col Ferret, which leads to Switzerland.  According to legend, it is dedicated to a little shepherdess from Pré-de-Bar, Hélène.

Valle del Gran San Bernardo10.94km from Saint Rhemy

The Gran San Bernardo Valley is a side valley of the Aosta Valley. It takes its name from the Gran San Bernardo hill, where the valley ends. The Gran San Bernardo Valley detaches from the central valley of the Dora Baltea at the height of Aosta and climbs up to the Gran San Bernardo hill which separates it from the Valais. The Valpelline branches off from the Gran San Bernardo Valley at Gignod.  Over the centuries the valley has been a great communication route with the nearby Valais.

Valpelline11.13km from Saint Rhemy

The Valpelline is a side valley of Valle d'Aosta. It takes its name from one of the towns in the valley: Valpelline.  It branches off from the Gran San Bernardo Valley at Gignod and climbs up to Colle Collon which separates it from Valais. It is located at the foot of the Grand Combin mountain, although the summit of the latter is entirely in Switzerland because the borderline passes south of the mountain.

Col Ferret11.35km from Saint Rhemy

The Col Ferret is a mountain pass that connects Orsières in Valais with Courmayeur in the Aosta Valley, on the border between Switzerland and Italy, geographically joining the Val Ferret Switzerland with the Italian Val Ferret.  This second pass is of particular importance because it separates the Western Alps from the Central Alps, as well as the Mont Blanc Massif from the much lower Grand Golliaz group.

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The Aosta Valley is a mountainous autonomous region in northwestern Italy. It is bordered by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, to the west, Valais, Switzerland, to the north, and by Piedmont, Italy, to the south and east. The regional capital is Aosta.