AOSTA AND AROUND
LINEA GIALLA

Aosta Valley is a very interesting alpine region enclosed among the highest mountains in Europe. From the tops of the mountains you can enyoy an unequalled and exceptional scene.

Thanks to modern cableways, it is possible to ski all the year round.o.

CASTLES

In Aosta Valley, during the Middle Ages, were built more than one hundred buildings among towers and castles; some of those are still well-preserved and inside them are kept beautiful frescoes and original furnishings.

The castles:

  • Castle of Sarre
  • Castle of Saint-Pierre
  • Castle of Sarriod de La Tour
  • Castle of Fénis
  • Castle of Ussel
  • Castle of Verrès
  • Castle of Issogne
  • Fort of Bard

IMAGES OF CASTLES
LINEA GIALLA

AOSTA ROMANA

Aosta is a Roman town founded in 25 B.C. with the name ofAugusta Praetoria. Nowadays, the town still keeps some important monuments of the Middle Ages.

Along the historical town centre, you can admire:

  • the Arch of Augustus
  • the collegial church of Saint Ours
  • the little deconsecrated church of Saint Lorenzo
  • the Praetoria Door
  • the Fromage Tower
  • the Roman Theatre
  • the Tower of “Lebbroso”
  • the Castle of Bramafan