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The Valley of Aosta a descriptive and historica; sketch of an Alpine valley noteworthy in story and in monument. by Felice Ferrero

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Published by Putman in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alps,
  • Italy -- Description and travel

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 336 p. pl., map.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24137653M

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Aosta Valley: Its Summits, Its Glaciers, Its Green Valleys, Its History by Andrea Mellano and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Aosta, the regional capital and the only province of the Valley, is a city rich in history. Traces of the ancient Augusta Pretoria (the Latin name of Aosta) can easily be seen, such as the magnificent Arch of Augustus (25 B.C.) and the remains of the Roman Theatre/5(2). The only Province in Valle d'Aosta stands amidst the highest peaks in the Alpine Mountains. Aosta and its environs should be explored for their pristine landscapes, charming villages, castles and villages - some of Italy's most beautiful! Those visiting here will find themselves surrounded by history, particularly by ancient Rome. An impressive, castle-lined road leads to Aosta, itself a. We recommend booking Aosta Old Town tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 2 Aosta Old Town tours on Tripadvisor/5().