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Mont Blanc mountain
Ice cream! This is Italy, after all.
Carbonnade: ground beef meat roasted in red wine.
Lots of local specialities - look for the word Valdostana in the names of dishes. Fontina cheese is made locally.
Notable wines among them a white wine, Blanc de Morgex et La Salle. Genepy is a strong liquor.
B&B Nabuisson in the centre of the city (http://www.bedbreakfastaosta.it/index.html) is a good place to stay if you want to be close to everything from Roman remains to goos bars and restaurants. Friendly staff, and they speak English (and French).
Gran Paradiso is a large national park south of Aosta. Great for hiking in summer and winter sports.