It is the main city of the Autonomous Region of Valle d’Aosta
and is situated at 583 metres above sea level, at the bottom
of a valley to the left of the Dora Baltea, on the confluence
of the Buthier Stream.
Proof of its Roman origins can be seen in the renowned Arch
of Augusto, the Pretoria Door, dating back to the Ist Century
BC., the majestic ruins of the Theatre and the Augustee
A small archaeological museum preserves ancient Roman finds.
The most important Medieval complex of the City of Aosta,
fundamentally for Roman sculpture, is the Collegiate of
Saint Orso, which also consists of a Crypt from the 11th
Century, a 13th Century Tower, the evocative Cloister...