The Aosta Valley is a mountainous region of Italy, situated in the North-West of the country. It is the smallest region of Italy and is consists of only one province, Aosta. Despite the small size of the region, the Aosta Valley is home for the highest peaks in the Alps, including Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe. Touristic activities for who visits the Italian region include skiing, snowboarding, trekking and ice skating, but there are many sites to visit as well, for who wants a taste of Italian history. Medieval castles, Italian monuments and imposing Cathedrals are the most famous touristic attractions of the Aosta Valley.
First of all, The Aosta Valley is home for many ski resorts. If you're ever on vacation in the area, you can be sure you'll have a great time at one of the best ski resorts in the Alps.
But skiing is not the only thing that makes the valley so interesting. Did you know that there are more than 100 castles here? The Fenice Castle, the Issogne Castle and the Bard Fortress are just three of the many castles you can admire on the inside. A few of them are not opened to the public but you can admire them anyway, from the outside. The Bard Fortress is also home for the Museum of the Alps and the Children's Alps. Of course, there are many other castles that host exhibitions,...