ANTEY ST. ANDRE in the CERVINIA Valley
"La Gran Becca" is located in the municipality of Antey St. Andr at 1,080 m above sea level.
"La Gran Becca" is a small village in the countryside with spectacular views of the Matterhorn, made with traditional materials such as stone and wood of the place and great attention to detail.
Antey St. Andr is placed between St. Vincent and Cervinia, 10 minutes by car from St. Vincent and 15 minutes from Cervinia. Moreover, it is distant about 20 minutes by car from Aoste, 35 minutes from Courmayeur and 45 minutes from Cogne.
You can reach the village, by car, taking the motor road A5 Torino-Aosta and leaving it at the exit St. Vincent-Chatillon. Then you have to take the regional road to Cervinia and follow it for about 10 kilometers. By train you can arrive to the railway station of St. Vincent-Chatillon and then take the bus following the direction towards Cervinia.
In La Gran Becca, near the apartments there is the Restaurant Pan et Vin, where it is possible, for the Guests, to obtain special conditions for continuative meals. Its also possible to take-away dishes as well (phone+39 (0)166 548512 - +39 333 8018703).
Near by the village you can find shops and services. In the building La Gran Becca A (distant about 300 meters) there is the typical "Pizzeria-Restaurant La Marmotta, where is possible to take-away dishes. Pizza is served only in the evening (phone+39 (0)166 548470).
The nearest Winter ski areas are Chamois (5 minutes by car), Torgnon (10 minutes by car), Valtournenche (15 minutes by car) and Cervinia (20 minutes by car).
In the DueElle sport shop, placed in front of the AGIP petrol station, you can rent ski and all ski-equipment even in summer season, where you can ski on the glaciers of Plateau Ros, above Cervinia, from 3500 m to 4050 m and the in winter from Plateau Ros to Cervinia or Zermatt. Inside the same shop, you can also buy the daily tickets (ski-pass) for the ski area of Cervinia without additional cost. Its also possible to rent mountain-bikes. A riding trail for adults and children is operative in summer, between firs and larches, called health route that in winter becomes a nordic ski trail.
Near the village there is a sporting center provided with:
- open swimming pool (in summer);
- rock climbing gym, for children and adults;
-horse-riding school for children and adults (in summer);
- adventure park with various naturalistic trails, for children and adults;
-tennis and bowling courts.
Its also possible to do launch paragliding and rafting.