Emirates flies to Turin, the nearest international airport, via Amsterdam. Dh19,775, return. From Turin, you can either take a bus or a train to Champoluc.
Hotel: For reservations at Chalet Hotel Breithorn, visit www.skitotal.com/chalets/chalet-hotel-breithorn/.
Shopping: While shopping for cheese and meats produced by local farmers, look for outlets with the Saveurs du Val d’Aoste stamp, which ensures not only the quality of the product but its origin as well. Visit www.aosta-valley.co.uk for more information.