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Colors of Valle d’Aosta - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Evidence of autumn 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 archaeological area of Aosta marks the beginning of the festival. After that symbolic event the festival moves to Bosco del Peuterey. Here, exciting magic shows, musical concerts, theater performances, as well as educational exhibitions and seminars are held.
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 … Open
Many of the national holidays of the region are devoted to the history and culture of the past centuries and Celtic Festival is a good proof of that. Among the historical events Zephyr Music Festival is notable too; it is attended by world famous artists. It is noteworthy that at the time of the festival in the so-called concert venues convert important religious sites in the region. Concerts are held in old monasteries, as well as in beautiful churches located in Valpelline and Gran San Bernardo.
Shoppers will love the Summer Fair, which is held annually in Aosta in the first half of August. Before the feast winding streets of the historic center of Aosta literally transform beyond recognition. About four hundred stalls are set, each of which represents a unique item. Local artisans take active part in the fair; they offer customers the most original crafts. Interesting sculptures made of stone and wrought iron, fine crafts of wood and an abundance of culinary delights make up the bulk of the goods. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Many travelers know the region as the location of upscale ski resorts. Despite the fact that Valle d'Aosta is the smallest region in the country, the range of entertainment options is just … Open
Summer Fair is not the only event that can attract shoppers to the region. Every year on the eve of the New Year the large-scale fair takes place in Sant'Orso; it is considered the most ambitious and interesting in the region. One of the youngest holidays is the classical music festival, which was first held in 1996. This amazing holiday embraces a variety of musical genres; there are both classical music concerts and performances by popular contemporary musicians.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Valle d’Aosta and surroundings

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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Valle d’Aosta
♥   Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta e S. Giovanni Battista, Aosta, 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Santuario-Basilica della Madonna Nera di Oropa, Sacro Monte di Oropa, 44.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   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
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Valle d’Aosta
♥   Castle 'Nus Castle' Nus, 4.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bramafam Castle' Aosta, 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Cly Castle' Saint Denis, 10.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Sarre Castle' Sarre, 13.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Aymavilles Castle' Aymavilles, 14.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ussel Castle' Châtillon, 15.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Saint-Pierre Castle' Saint-Pierre, 15.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique landmarks in Valle d’Aosta and around

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

Cleuson-Dixence

From the series “The Greatest Dams in the World”
The highest settlement in the world is located in Switzerland. Many travelers know Cleuson-Dixence under the other name - Grande Dixence. The wall of the dam on the Dixence river has the height of 285 meters. The dam has always been used since 1964 and has not lost its functional characteristics over the years. The dam building took 14 years. In order to reach Cleuson-Dixence, the modern tourists now have to overcome more than 30 kilometers of a very complicated mountain chain. … Read further
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Valle d’Aosta

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Valle d’Aosta. Learn the best periods to visit Valle d’Aosta to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Valle d’Aosta.
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