The neoclassical facade of Aosta's cathedral belies the impressive Gothic interior. Inside, the carved 15th-century walnut-wood choir stalls are particularly beautiful. Two mosaics on the floor, dating from the 12th…
Aosta’s little city museum does an excellent job of detailing the city’s Roman history with a scale model of Aosta’s Roman layout plus various antediluvian remains and some fascinating finds from a necropolis discov…
Aosta's main Roman gate.
This intriguing church is part of a still-operating monastery. The church dates back to the 10th century but was altered on several occasions, notably in the 15th century, when Giorgio di Challant of the ruling fami…
What remains of the city's Augustan forum mostly lies beneath the 'modern' piazza, although you can visit its colonnaded underground walkway (known as a criptoportico) for some moodily-lit Roman dreaming.
This arched, cobbled Roman bridge, also know as the Pont de Pierre, crossed the River Buthier in the first century AD, but today it's high and dry (though still very pretty).
Part of the Roman theatre's 22m-high facade is still intact. In summer, performances are held in the better-preserved lower section.
This former 12th-century prison once formed a significant corner of Aosta's Roman wall.
This squat and rather austere triumphal arch was built in 25BC.
This tower is closed to the public except during temporary art exhibitions; the tourist office has a program.