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Brusson

Brusson Estoul
Italy

Situated at 1,338 metres above sea level, Brusson is a jewel in the Val d’Ayas that combines natural beauty, outdoor activities and a rich mining history. This charming village, with its relaxed mountain atmosphere, is surrounded by breathtaking scenery and offers a variety of activities in both summer and winter. Throughout the year, Brusson transforms itself to offer the best of each season to its visitors.

Ski slopes of Brusson

Brusson-Estoul has a complete range of slopes for all levels, from beginners to advanced skiers. The resort is small in size but has two ski lifts offering convenient access to a large percentage of Brusson’s ski slopes. The Estoul-Palasinaz chairlift provides access to the Fontane piste which allows a long descent on blue runs to the base of the resort. The Campeille-Litteran chairlift, on the other hand, ascends to 2,235 metres above sea level and offers a wide variety of red runs, including the Champeille.

Although its alpine ski slopes are a good choice for any skier, Brusson is best known for its Nordic skiing and biathlon circuits which have hosted international competitions. If you want to ski in more resorts, no problem. The Brusson-Estoul ski resort is part of the Monterosa Ski group.

Brusson Estoul

If you’re skiing with the family or have young children, we recommend a visit to the Baby Snow Park. It is the perfect place for children to enjoy the snow in safety and fun.

Brusson also combines fun, relaxation, sport and culture on its territory, making it a tourist destination to be discovered at all times of the year. During the summer, the shores of the “Laghetto”, as the lake on the edge of the village is called, come alive. With its beach, playground and large green space, it is a perfect meeting place for those looking to relax and for the little ones to play.

Accommodation in Brusson

  • Hotel Laghetto: A family-run hotel overlooking the lake of Brusson, offering comfortable rooms, restaurant and spa. Ideal for relaxing after a day on the slopes.
  • Agriturismo Le Moulin Des Aravis: Cosy accommodation in a rural setting, with themed rooms and authentic local produce.
  • Residence Aquila: Self-catering flats, ideal for families, with modern amenities and central location.

Restaurants in Brusson

  • Ristorante Laghetto: Located in the Hotel Laghetto, offering specialities from the Aosta Valley, with fresh ingredients and local produce, in a cosy atmosphere overlooking the lake.
  • La Bricole: A rustic restaurant in the centre of the village, known for its authentic regional cuisine and homemade dishes.
  • Ristorante Pizzeria Aquila Nera: Offers a varied menu including pizza, pasta and typical dishes, with something for everyone.

Brusson’s activities and events highlights

As in other mountain areas, mining was part of the inhabitants’ livelihood. In the case of Brusson, the Miniere d’Oro Chamousira is worth mentioning. Visit it and discover the mining history of this Italian mountain village in these fascinating gold mines with guided tours. If you are a fan of hiking and trekking in Brusson you will find routes for all levels, such as the circular route of the Lac de Bringuez.

Useful information

Accessibility: Brusson is accessible by car from the main cities of north-west Italy and is close to airports such as Milan Malpensa and Turin Caselle.
Local Gastronomy: Try traditional dishes such as polenta with game and fonduta, accompanied by local wines.