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1. Aosta: Private Walking Tour with Food and Wine Tastings
Aosta is an ancient city with a complex and charming history; Take the chance to discover it with a qualified guide who will show you the artistic excellence and landmarks, pointing out the most secret corners of the city, as well as the amazing Mont Blanc. The walk begins from Porta Pretoria, the main gate of the Roman center, before heading towards the stupefying facade of the Roman Theater. See the amazing cryptoporticus, an underground gallery framing the two original twin temples of the holy terrace. Next, pass by the classic landmarks the Sant'Orso collegiate church and the Aosta Cathedral with its two characteristic clock towers. The tour will end with a tasting of typical products including a selection of cured meat, two kinds of Fontina cheese, Toma from Gressoney, and two glasses of local wine.
2. Aosta Valley: Private Full-Day Castle Tour with Lunch
Get picked up from your Aosta accommodation in a private vehicle and drive through the region's verdant landscape dominated by the impressive peaks of the Western Alps. Visit five famous medieval castles and go on guided tours to learn more about the history of the region and the role these massive fortresses played. First up are the fairytale Savoy Castle and Gressoney-Saint-Jean church tower that dominate the entire Aosta Valley region. Then head to the impressively fortified Verrès Castle and Fénis Castle, which was the prestigious seat of the Challant family. Finally, visit Sarriod de la Tur Castle and Issogne Castle. Take part in guided tours at each castle held in Italian or use your complementary English guidebook to navigate and learn about the history of these magnificent structures. Between castles, stop at a charming local farmhouse to enjoy a delicious lunch and taste typi...
3. Aosta: Guided Food Tour
Enjoy a rich meal (lunch or dinner) through the city center of Aosta on a guided food tour. Learn about each dish you taste as you visit local restaurants, modern cafes, and historic eateries. Discover what the local cuisine has to offer.
Begin your food tour with a delicious aperitif and end with a delectable espresso. Try some of the best food in Aosta and learn a little bit about the local culture along the way.
4. Aosta Castles Private Half Day Tour
On this private tour you will be accompanied by an expert driver, who will take you to discover the three main castles in the Aosta Valley. You will have the opportunity to visit them inside and to take part in the guided tours, which are held only in Italian and are provided by the Museum guides at each castle. You will also be given a guidebook in English to let you learn and discover the history of these magnificent castles. At the end of the tour, you will enjoy a lovely tasting of typical Valle d'Aosta products in a central location.
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