Cogne is a winter wonderland and provides the perfect base for a relaxing holiday in the mountains with superb scenery, a good range of leisure activities, excellent hotels and fine cuisine.
This delightful Alpine town in the Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy’s oldest National Park, offers some 80km of scenic cross country ski trails and many marked paths for walking and snow shoeing. In addition there is some downhill skiing including an excellent ski ‘Fun Park’ for children.
Cogne is also a magnet for ice climbing enthusiasts with around 80 frozen waterfalls in peak season.
Little know on the UK market, Cogne’s hotels are generally of a very high standard. Most hotels offer excellent restaurants, but there are also some good restaurants to try in the town centre.
Echo Travel’s recommended hotels in Cogne
Every detail is attended to in this superb ‘Relais & Chateaux’ hotel which features a Michelin starred restaurant and fabulous spa facilities. The hotel has been run by the same family for 4 generations and has a homely atmosphere and cosy public areas. The Hotel Bellevue is also home to a fine collection of historical objects and paintings.
Hotel Notre Maison
The Hotel Notre Maison is a traditional, family run hotel with excellent food and friendly, helpful service. The comfortable rooms are decorated in Alpine style and the splendid spa area includes a pool, sauna and Turkish bath.
The 4 star Hotel Miramonti is a beautifully appointed hotel with excellent facilities. The hotel offers very comfortable accommodation, lovely views, excellent food and great spa facilities.
The 4 star Hotel Sant’Orso offers traditional Alpine accommodation in a lovely central spot with views over the Sant Orso meadows, towards the Gran Paradiso mountains. The hotel has an excellent restaurant, spacious and comfortable public areas with panoramic views, and a superb spa area with pool.
Hotel du Grand Paradis
One of the oldest hotels in Cogne, the welcoming Hotel du Grand Paradis offers charming accommodation in the heart of the village. The hotel offers a variety of comfortable room options, a cosy lounge and a lovely spa.