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The '''Aosta Valley''' (''Val d'Aosta'') is the [[Italy|Italian]] region in the [[Alps|Alps]] where there is [[Mont Blanc]], [[Monte Rosa]] and [[Gran Paradiso]].  
 
The '''Aosta Valley''' (''Val d'Aosta'') is the [[Italy|Italian]] region in the [[Alps|Alps]] where there is [[Mont Blanc]], [[Monte Rosa]] and [[Gran Paradiso]].  
Aosta Valley, which is the smallest of all italian regions, lies in the northwest of the country.
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Aosta Valley, which is the smallest of all Italian regions, lies in the northwest of the country.
  
 
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
*'''Gamay''' - the local variety of red wine grown on the terraced vineyards visible along the steep rock walls of the valley. It is a light red and doesn't age well so its best to be enjoyed on site in fully view of the land it was grown on.
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*'''Gamay''' - the local variety of red wine grown on the terraced vineyards visible along the steep rock walls of the valley. It is a light red and doesn't age well so its best to be enjoyed on site in full view of the land it was grown on.
  
 
==Stay safe==
 
==Stay safe==

Revision as of 04:24, 19 July 2007

noborder

The Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta) is the Italian region in the Alps where there is Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa and Gran Paradiso. Aosta Valley, which is the smallest of all Italian regions, lies in the northwest of the country.

Contents

Regions

Secondary Valleys

Cities

Other destinations

Understand

The most spoken languages in Aosta Valley are French and Italian. In Gressoney Saint- Jean and Gressoney La Trinité a minority also speaks German.

Talk

Get in

Get around

See

Do

The Valley is an outdoor adventure lovers dream in the summer months it offers a wide range of climbing and hiking options above the valley floor. In the winter the valley is at the heart of the Italian skiing experience with such famous areas as Courmayer located here.

Summer Activities

Winter

Skiing

Eat

Drink

  • Gamay - the local variety of red wine grown on the terraced vineyards visible along the steep rock walls of the valley. It is a light red and doesn't age well so its best to be enjoyed on site in full view of the land it was grown on.

Stay safe

Get out


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