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Travel to Aoste Valley, Italy's historic north west

  • Aoste Valley, Italy
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  • Aoste Valley, Italy
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Amy Adejokun
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Wedged between northwestern Italy on the border of Piedmont, Switzerland and France, the Aosta Valley is the smallest region on the peninsula and perhaps the most autonomous. Both Italian and French are spoken by its inhabitants, as the names of places in the region indicate. Entirely mountainous, with its highest peak Monte Blanc, the Aosta Valley takes its name from the only administrative centre in the province, Aosta. Particularly popular with skiing enthusiasts, the region is home to some of the highest summits in Europe and is the ideal place for nature excursions up into the mountains.

Aoste Valley: the key figures

Surface area : 0.0 km2

Population : 0 inhabitants

Aoste Valley: what to visit?

Monuments

  • Édifices romains , Roman heritage , Italy
    Édifices romains
  • Les châteaux , The castles of the Aosta Valley , Italy
    Les châteaux
  • Les châteaux , The castles of the Aosta Valley , Italy

Landscapes

  • Les montagnes , The summits of the Aosta Valley , Italy
    Les montagnes
  • Les sentiers , Italy
    Les sentiers
  • Les sentiers , Italy

The fauna and flora

  • Le parc national du Grand Paradis , Grand Paradise National Park , Italy
    Le parc national du Grand Paradis
  • Mont Avic Natural Park
  • Castel Savoia Botanical Gardens

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