The Residence

The luxury of living in a little paradise

Far from the hustle and bustle of the world, we find ourselves in a pleasant village, where calm reigns supreme surrounded by the panorama of the mountains.

The quality of life here is unmatched, based on tranquility and comfort but we don’t live in isolation. Everything you need is just a few kilometers away: supermarkets, pharmacies, shops and markets in the main centers such as Morgex, Courmayeur and Aosta without giving up the best of life in the mountains.

A few steps away, there is the possibility to regenerate and enjoy a great psychophysical well-being thanks to the numerous practicables mountain activities in every season. From walks and hikes from spring to late autumn, to skiing and snowshoeing in winter, you have the opportunity to do what you like and try new outdoor experiences

The strong alpine identity is expressed in a life upbeat by seasons. The cultivation of mountain kitchen gardens with vegetables, medicinal plants and fruit is a practice that has ancient roots in family subsistence agriculture and which today is rediscovered as a privilege to be able to consume one's quality products at home.

We want to share this lifestyle, a bit Rural Chic, that we love so much: rural and refined, based on slowness and love for rural spaces where nature and man coexist as in the past. We offer genuine interaction with our guests, recommending walks and unmissable attractions, experiences and visits, secret routes, organic natural and km 0 products, fresh garden vegetables, seasonal fruits or typical products from small local producers.

Naturalness and slowness are the true luxury of a holiday at Le Petit Coeur moutain vacation home where the person immediately feels in tune, in a relaxing environment on a human and family scale. Here you'll appreciate the sweet feeling of happiness, for the newfound time and the regenerating inner calm that follows.

"Goodby said the Fox. And now here is my secret. A very simple secret. It is only with heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye".
Antoine de Saint-Exupery


The ancient farming dwelling

The truest stories are made up of people, passion, love and tradition ...
Our story begins in the early 1700s with an agricultural residence that over the centuries has been transformed, always remaining, hearth, nest, home. Today it is a small mountain accommodation open to everyone, while retaining that home atmosphere.

In 2010,  with great fore-sightedness, the owners Olga and Franco, passionately and skilfully converted this old farm building into a charming 3-star residence with 7 self-catered charming apartments with kitchen and furnished in pure alpine style.

Today,  residence Le Petit Coeur has been entrusted to Valérie and Mauro who welcome you with enthusiasm and kindness as you're appreciated guests of this magical estate.


Accomplices of your happiness

The friendly, sunny smile that welcomes you to Le Petit Coeur Residence immediately makes you feel at home and part of a warm family atmosphere.

Our small 3-star building sleeps 25 and is located in the wonderful town of La Salle in the upper part of the Aosta Valley, surrounded by greenery and within sight of Mont Blanc.

Wonderful fields and woodlands surround our cherished holiday residence. Our family will personally take care of you, during your holiday break giving you the chance to relax in a delightfully private ambience. This is, after all, your most precious moment of the year.

Le Petit Coeur is an empathetic establishment that welcomes everyone with respect, warmth and generosity.


We are lucky enough to live in a place of great environmental value and therefore, we strive to ensure that our actions are respectful of the nature that surrounds us. 

We have rethought and activated a sustainable lifestyle and consumption that aims to limit waste and differentiate it, energy saving, the use of environmentally friendly cleaning products, the consumption of local and/or organic products.

Precautions that allow us to reduce the environmental impact of a hotel like ours and that you’ll can observe during your stay : from products and kitchen equipment, to the courtesy line in the apartment and breakfast products.

In addition, the residence has a solar system that annually guarantees 70% of the structure's domestic hot water needs, while 30%, mainly in the winter months, is integrated with LPG gas.

There is on the roof, an 11 KW photovoltaic system for the in-house production and consumption of electricity, with on-site exchange and sale to the grid of that produced in excess.

Le Petit Coeur will be soon equipped with a charging station for electric vehicles, for the comfort and tranquility of guests who love a green holiday and electric bikes to move around in an alternative and effortless way to discover the area.

Said about us

What do others think ?

Here some guest reviews that really stayed at Le Petit Coeur. We never paid or favored fake reviews as in total contrast to our ethic and welcome philosophy.

"A small mountain village expertly restored in the hamlet of Derby, quiet and away from traffic and worldliness, an intact corner of history and traditions that gives back the true pleasure of the mountains. Nice and comfortable rooms with kitchen. Total silence. Ideal for visiting the Vallee. You can ski in Coumayeur, La Thuile, and in the beautiful and hidden Val di Rhemes. A pearl, a small heart of warmth and mountains. The real one ..."- Andrea - December 2015

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