QC Terme Monte Bianco Spa & Resort ****
In Palleusieux, a typical and characterful village in the Aosta Valley in a fairy-tale landscape at the base of Monte Bianco, the QC Terme Monte Bianco is a charming Alpine-style building that offers accommodation with internal Spa and direct access to the Pré Saint Didier Spa. The hotel has a garden where guests can enjoy aperitivo during the warmer seasons. The restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine with elements of typical recipes from the Aosta Valley, and uses products grown in the resort’s own vegetable garden. The hotel is also less than 2 km from Courmayeur and its world famous ski resorts, near La Thuile and the Valley’s trails with 38 ski lifts and 80 different slopes stretching over 160 km.
Hotel QC Terme Monte Bianco provides it's own 100 mq Spa and Wellness Centre, with: indoor and outdoor swimming pools, 3 saunas, Turkish bath, Kneipp course, Japanese bath and cabins for massages and treatments. Priority entrance to the Prè Saint Didier Thermal Centre is offered, 2kms away from the structure. The Spa was first opened in 1838, to make the best of the natural hot springs that were frequented by the ancient Romans, which surge up from a natural source in the Orrido waterfall. It was a favourite holiday destination of the royal house of Savoy, and has been restored to preserve the original architecture. The centre has a large garden with a thermal pool, which can be used all year round, and are particularly inviting as they steam in the midst of a heavy snowfall. Inside the spa, there are around 40 different thermal treatments, using baths, hydro-massage, and waterfalls. There are panoramic, dry, ventilated, and salt saunas, with spring water and salt from the Himalayas. The buildings small tower provides magnificent views of Monte Bianco, and hosts the areas dedicated to personalised treatments for the body, including the partial massage, traditional and stress-relief massages, modelling, sports physiotherapy, de-contracting massage, and lymph drainage massage, available for couples or in extra-long sessions. At the end of your spa treatments, you can relax in the ‘wellness oasis’, on the swing benches and waterbeds.
The 57 rooms of the QC Terme Monte Bianco consist of Comfort rooms, Romantic rooms, and Mini Suites. With modern comforts and amenities, the rooms have views of the hotel garden, Monte Bianco, or the valley. Guests can choose from a selection of pillow types and the hotel offers a range of spa beauty products.
The restaurant of the QC Terme Monte Bianco serves Mediterranean cuisine with elements of typical dishes from the Aosta Valley, including a buffet of starters and a choice between three first and three second courses, and a selection of desserts. The chef uses organic ingredients freshly picked from the resort’s own vegetable garden.
The hotel’s facilities and services include:
The territory in the upper Vildigne Valley is characterised by the majesty of the Courmaison complex, which sits above the village of Pallesieux. From the complex, passing the village of Verrand, in just 20 minutes time you can walk to Courmayeur, one of the most popular mountain resorts in Italy, rich with boutiques, exclusive shops, and local culture. A true paradise for winter sports enthusiasts, the area is also renowned for the ski resort, Chécrouit/Val Veny, with more than 100 km of slopes, including the famous Toula glacier descent, which can be reached via the Monte Bianco cable car: the summit provides views of the entire valley, one of the most inspiring natural panoramas in the world. But the Aosta Valley is not just skiing and mountain climbing: although a small region, it offers a wide variety of landscapes and artistic treasures. From the Pallesieux village, it is easy to reach the paths of the Gran Paradiso Park, and you can visit the castles of Fénis, Saint Pierre, Sarre, and Issogne, which are as beautiful as the nature itself. You can even hop over the border to France, to visit Chamonix, or to Switzerland, to visit Genevre or Martigny.
Number of rooms accessible for persons with disabilities : 2
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