Introducing Aosta

Introducing Aosta

Discover Aosta - a historic crossroads in a spectacular mountain setting.
Learn about its extraordinary past as you take in the highlights and the hidden secrets of this ancient frontier town. See how the decades, centuries & millenia have contributed to both change & continuity. This is a town founded at the beginning of the Roman Empire that would later see Napoleon and his army march in, it's where J.M.W. Turner painted & even where the telephone was invented.
Aosta's history is as compelling as a stroll through its historic centre is delightful.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Criptoportico Forense, Piazza Giovanni XXIII, Aosta Italy

The exterior of the criptoporticus & other archeological remains from Aosta's former Roman forum in the 'Rome of the Alps'.

Stop At: Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta, Piazza Papa Giovanni Xxiii, 1, 11100, Aosta Italy

See the 5th Century baptismal font, medieval mosaics with elephants & unicorns, meet Thomas II of Savoy (& his lion) and discover how Aosta's cathedral has been the heart of the city for 1600 years & more.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Priorato di Sant'Orso, Via Sant'Orso, 11100, Aosta Italy

Glimpse fragments of 1000 year old frescoes, hear of Georges de Challant & discover the romanesque cloister of the 12th Century & Aesop's fox & the stork.

Duration: 15 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Hora de Inicio: 9:00 AM
Duración: 2 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Aosta Cathedral, Via Laurent Martinet, 16, 11100 Aosta AO, Italy

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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