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Comune di Étroubles
Commune d'Étroubles
View of Étroubles
View of Étroubles
Coat of arms of Étroubles
Coat of arms
Étroubles is located in Italy
Location of Étroubles in Italy
Coordinates: 45°49′N 7°13′E / 45.817°N 7.217°E / 45.817; 7.217Coordinates: 45°49′N 7°13′E / 45.817°N 7.217°E / 45.817; 7.217
Country Italy
Region Aosta Valley
Province None
Frazioni Bézet, Chez-les-Blancs, Cerisey, Échevennoz, Éternod, La Collère, Lavanche, Pallais, Prailles, Vachéry, Véyaz
 • Mayor Massimo Tamone
 • Total 39 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation 1,280 m (4,200 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)
 • Total 491
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Étroubleins
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 11014
Dialing code 0165
Website Official website
the Parish Church

Étroubles (Valdôtain: Étroble) is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of northwestern Italy.

Sights include a bell tower from a now disappeared 15th century Romanesque church and a medieval watchtower (built in the 12th century on Roman foundings.


In Roman times, it was known as Restapolis and was the main center in the Grand-Saint-Bernard Valley. It perhaps housed the local garrison watching the main access from Gaul. In medieval times, it was a stage on the Via Francigena.

Napoleon Bonaparte stayed at Étroubles on 20 May 1800, during his march to Marengo and the eponymous battle.