Culture

culture

Five centuries of Roman civilization, captivating castles, medieval towers and fortified mansions, churches and sanctuaries, museums and craft traditions, folklore, myths and legends: the Aosta Valley offers an outstanding cultural and artistic heritage.

A land of transits and places of commemoration with a thousand-year-old history, representing an important cross-road of the Western Alps, still today this is an area rich in living and authentic culture and traditions, local traditional craft and agricultural produce.

Principal points of cultural interest: Roman Aosta, the megalithic area of Saint Martin de Corléans, Fénis Castle, the Fortress of Bard, the Astronomical Observatory at Saint Barthélemy.

Many other cultural attractions are present in Aosta Valley.