Quiet in summer, though busy with skiers in winter, Gressoney Saint Jean is tucked away in the very north west of Italy, at the conjunction of France and Switzerland.
Despite its French sounding name, Gressoney-Saint-Jean is Italian in feel and sits in the valley below the majestic peaks of Matterhorn
(called Monte Cervino
by the Italians) and Monte Rosa
(literally Mt Pink
), Switzerland’s highest mountain