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Cuisine of Valle d’Aosta for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Locals consider culinary traditions to be an integral part of their culture, so people protect latest from overpowering changes made by the modern world. The national menu consists of simple and hearty food; for many years meat, dairy products and vegetables have been basic elements of a diet. Nice additions to this simple food are mushrooms, cereals and fruit; fans of gourmet treats should definitely taste the local game. Like many years ago, hunting and fishing are common skills, so guests of local restaurants can enjoy delicious dishes from wildfowl and fresh fish.
Many luxurious ski-resorts are situated in Valle d'Aosta. There are excellent ski slopes of various difficulty, easy lifts, cozy hotels, as well as numerous entertainment venues, restaurants … Open
The most striking symbol of Valdostane cuisine is Fontina cheese. Fantastically beautiful alpine meadows are ideal for grazing; milk given by local cows differs with truly unique taste. This cheese, which is now familiar to gourmets from all corners of the world, is made of fresh milk. The cheese making tradition dates back to the second half of the 13th century; it was the time when first dairies have appeared in the region. It is noteworthy that milk of certain breeds of cows is used for Fontina cheese.
Another important national product is Jambon de Boss cooked following the recipe that is more than one hundred years old. Those who wish to enjoy other meat delicacies should definitely try Lar d'Arno, as well as Sausess sausages - one of the most popular treats. Deli meats are usually served with polenta flavored with a variety of sauces; that’s why its taste always turns special. Copyright
Summer in Valle d'Aosta is time for interesting events and festivals, where every traveler will feel like a welcome guest. July 1 starts the Celtic Festival. Magic Night held in the … Open
Valle d'Aosta is famous for its winemaking traditions; large vineyards are located in the highlands. They produce well-known Muscat blanc di Chambave and Petite Arvine. Connoisseurs of red wines have to taste grade Fumin; Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle is notable among the most sought-after vintages. Local farmers, vintners and cheesemakers take an active part in the cultural life of the region, so foreign visitors always have an opportunity to evaluate the culinary environment from the very inside. Tourists are invited to fascinating tours to old factories; the region also hosts some interesting gastronomic events.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Valle d’Aosta and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Valle d’Aosta
♥   Restaurant 'Antica Trattoria Champagne' Champagne. Type - Regional cuisine. 7.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Osteria da Nando' AOSTA. Type - Regional cuisine. 7.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Vecchio Ristoro' AOSTA. Type - Modern cuisine. 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'MaMa' Aosta. Type - Japanese. 9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Société anonyme de consommation' Pila. Type - Modern cuisine. 12.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Clusaz' GIGNOD. Type - Regional cuisine. 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Lou Ressignon' COGNE. Type - Regional cuisine. 15.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bar à Fromage' COGNE. Type - Regional cuisine. 15.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Petit Restaurant' COGNE. Type - Creative. 15.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Olympic' SAINT VINCENT. Type - Classic cuisine. 17 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique sights around Valle d’Aosta

Swimming pool at LeCrans Hotel

From the series “Most Scary Swiiming Pools”
The pool merges with the surrounding mountain scenery in summer. It doesn't have high sides. Therefore, the vacationers involuntarily have a feeling of floating in the air while swimming. The pool at the LeCrans Hotel is equipped with an excellent water heating system. Therefore, you can swim in it comfortably even in the middle of winter. … Read further

Niouc Bridge

From the series “Thrilling Points for Bungee Jumping”
In the same year, the space for Bunjee jumping, as well as a lot of the other breathtaking attractions were equipped. Today, the bridge is in the middle of the great adventure park, where you can prove the bravery in different ways. Under the bridge the swings were suspended. Next to it are the training places for mountaineers and the trampolines for those guests who are not afraid of jumping next to the abyss. Niouc bridge is incredibly narrow, so the path to the Benjee jumping platform is also an unforgettable adventure. … Read further

Face Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
With a view to the fact that the landscape changes during the descent frequently and fundamentally, it is no wonder why the 'Face' slopes are used by countless extreme sports enthusiasts. 'Face' and the other nearby 'black' ski slopes are a permanent training place of many well-known athletes. Here began Jean-Claude Killy - the triple Olympic world champion to train. To his credit was called one of the ski slopes (L'Espace Killy). … Read further
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