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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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Map of all palaces
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
Map of all churches
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

Ponte Colossus Bridge

From the series “Thrilling Points for Bungee Jumping”
The bridge is not far from the tiny town of Valle-Mosso. Notwithstanding the great distance from the tourist centers, this area remains a permanent resort for many travelers. For the first jump the visitors have to pay about 125 USD. Each subsequent jump costs a little less. It must be considered that not all tourists can enjoy the jump. Bunjee Jumping on Ponte Colossus is only accessible to visitors with the appropriate size and weight. … Read further

Swimming pool at LeCrans Hotel

From the series “Most Scary Swiiming Pools”
Swiss LeCrans Hotel is located in Carne-Montana. It also offers its guests to take a dip in a very original and unusual pool. It is part of the hotel's first-class spa complex. The pool is located on an outdoor terrace. It is equipped on a raised platform. Swimming in this pool guarantees an adrenaline rush at any time of the year. The pool is surrounded by snow-white snowdrifts in winter. Therefore, many people enter it with caution, having previously checked the water temperature. … Read further

Niouc Bridge

From the series “Thrilling Points for Bungee Jumping”
In Switzerland, Niouc Hängebrücke was built in 1922 above the deep ravine at the bottom of the river Navizence. In contrast to many other Hängebrücken, it was built not for the improvement of the transport infrastructure of the region, but for the optimal installation of the pipeline. The height of the bridge is 190 meters. The last major reconstruction was carried out in 1996. … Read further
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Red Carnation Opens Its First Hotel in Scotland

The “Explorers’ Club’, which will be available to residents only, offers authentic Scottish experiences. It features a wine wall with over 200 bottles of the finest wine and a collection of the most famous Scottish whiskies on another wall. A carefully curated menu contains exclusive treats, delicious cocktails with Scotland’s “liquid gold”, and everlasting classics. The hotel will have a 2:1 staff ratio to provide truly the best service. The Red Carnation hotel in Edinburgh will officially open its doors in April 2022. Read this

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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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