Marta's Monterosa Blog

I am passionate about the Alps. They are my heart's home and the place where I would like to spend the last day of my life. I have been a tourist in the village of Champoluc in the Italian Monterosa for all my life and worked as a tourist operator in this area since more than 15 years.

I believe in respect for the special environment of this place that you can find only here. We all gain by enjoying its beauty, while trying to make a minimum impact at the same time. Leave it for our children in the future!

I believe in respect for people who live here with their traditions and culture, language, and work, their genuine products and delicious wines. They open their homes for us, tourists and meet us as their guests, if we are able to open our hearts for them. I have a friend who is a hotel owner and he says that when stressed people from the city come to his place, he tells them to sit down and take a drink before they even begin to worry if they have a room. Perhaps, we can bring a little of their kindness and calmness with us on our way back to the city.

My philosophy is to give back a little of what the mountains and the people from this place have given to me and to my family through my work, to communicate my philosophy and my passion to those who follow me on the blog, and in my trips as a tour operator.

If you would like to visit Champoluc, Gressoney, Alagna or other villages in the Aosta Valley, trek or ski in the Monterosa, discover Sardinia or other places we offer, contact us.

Thank you my dear guests!

Posted: Feb 14, 2009
Categories: Blog
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First of all, I want to thank my delicious guests of the last few weeks.

You are so interesting people and every time I have a new group I get surprised by each of you and the life vision you always somehow share with me. This is the most rewarding part of my job as a tour operator.

The other part I like a lot is looking into your eyes after a good slope, or when served with a new delicate wine glass, or also when you look out over the pink sunset - and seeing the joy you feel.

I would like to thank you for the opportunity you give me to experience together with you all these things and I hope to be able to pass you a part of the great love I have for my mountains.



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