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Culture of Valle d’Aosta. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Castello di Chatel Argent (Valle dAosta, Villeneuve) Valle d'Aosta is a wonderful land with charming scenery and rich historical heritage. Fans of excursions associate this region with impressive ancient castles and forts, churches and an abundance of ancient temples, as well as amazing museums and art galleries. One of the oldest and most picturesque cities in the region is Aosta; its historic center is literally created for walks.
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
Buildings of different eras, from Roman times to the early 20th century, have survived in the city. The most impressive historical monument is the Cathedral, whose construction has begun in the 11th century and lasted more than 500 years. Roman fortress wall surrounding the central part of the city, as well as Porta Pretoria are considered the most impressive historical monuments. There is also the interesting archaeological museum in Aosta, which represents the findings of scientists.
Gran Paradiso Park features many important landmarks; travelers have a great opportunity to combine trips to historical places with outdoor strolling. The must-see landmark is Pondel village located within the park; its main symbol is an aqueduct bridge. It has been built by the Romans nearly 2.5 thousand years ago. Another interesting old bridge is in the village of Pont-Saint Martin. Valle di Gressoney features ancient houses of local residents. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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 … Open
The main part of the medieval fortifications is located along the road connecting Aosta and Turin. In total, there are more than a hundred castles and fortresses, many of which currently lay in ruins. Saint-Pierre Castle is considered one of the most spectacular constructions; in the evening this historic monument is decorated with exquisite lighting. The castle is currently home to the museum of antique furniture. The spacious rooms of the beautiful Verre Castle house a rich collection of paintings. This is only a small part of the amazing historical monuments that can be visited during your stay.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Valle d’Aosta and surroundings

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Public palaces near Valle d’Aosta
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace of Turin' Torino, 76.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Carignano' Torino, 77.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Castello del Valentino' Torino, 78.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Valle d’Aosta
♥   Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta, Ivrea, 46.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Stefano, Biella, 52.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique Notre-Dame de Valère, Sion, 55.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathédrale Notre-Dame du Glarier, Sion, 55.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilique de Saint-Maurice, Saint-Maurice, 62.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Abbazia dei Ss. Pietro e Andrea di Novalesa, San Pietro, 70.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Sacra di San Michele, Sant’Ambrogio di Torino, 71.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Valle d’Aosta and near

Aiguille du Midi

From the series “The World's Highest Observation Decks”
A pleasant surprise will wait for visitors at the top; there you will see a multi-level observation deck with comfortable seating areas and cozy cafes. The open wooden platform acts as a viewing point; it features interconnected tunnels and passages carved directly into the rock. The uppermost area is at an altitude of 3842 meters; it is about 70 meters above the floor. … 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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Landmarks of culture on Valle d’Aosta map: art-galleries, monuments, palaces, etc

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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Valle d’Aosta

Culture guide to Valle d’Aosta. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Valle d’Aosta: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Valle d’Aosta. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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