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
This is a typical itinerary for this productPass 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 minutesStop 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
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"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:
Duración: 2 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Aosta Cathedral, Via Laurent Martinet, 16, 11100 Aosta AO, Italy
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
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