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Aosta Valley - Vallée d'Aoste: Panorama from Bec Carre in Valtournenche
Italy

Aosta Valley (Valle d'Aosta - Vallée d'Aoste) is a small Italian region completely surrounded by high mountains where you can find many different locations to enjoy alpine skiing at all levels. This 360 Photo was shot from the chairlift station of Bec Carré, in Cime Bianche: strong sky on the typical winter landscape in the Valtournenche area.

Copyright: Pietro Madaschi
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Uploaded: 24/03/2013
Updated: 10/04/2014
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Tags: italia; italy; italie; valle; vallee; valley; aosta; aoste; cime bianche; valtournenche; bec carre; ski; sci; winter; inverno; hiver
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