Aosta Valley

Discover the region

Aosta Valley

The numbers

Both small and large

130 k

Citizens

The smallest region and with the lowest number of citizens

33 %

Industrial employment

The industry sector employs more than 33% of the workforce

1966

Fontina becomes DOP

The only region in the world where Fontina DOP is produced

3000

Jambon de Bosses thighs

Among the rarest raw hams in the world; only 3k legs per year

150 k

Fiera Sant'Orso visitors

The excellence of Valdostan craftsmanship and gastronomy

1 °

Italian national park

The Gran Paradiso National Park, unique oasis in the world

2015

Monte Bianco Skyway

Inauguration year of the ski area of the European summit

951 M

Average altitude

The region with the highest average altitude in Italy

The territory

The highest Italian region

The region

Surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Alps, the Aosta Valley, an Italian region with a special status, is the ideal destination for mountain holidays dedicated to sports, excursions, history and food and wine.

The capital

Aosta is an alpine town that preserves surprising testimonies of Roman and medieval times. As in many municipalities of the Aosta Valley, Aosta generates hydroelectric energy, whose production helps to keep the region in better economic conditions than the Italian average.

The economy

The Aosta Valley is characterized by an appealing industrial sector, but also by a very important food production in terms of history and tradition. These industries are flanked by tourism with alpine huts, equipped paths and nature trails.

Main industries

In addition to wood and special steels highly appreciated abroad, the leading sector is food with DOP wines, typical dairy products, fruit trees, chestnuts, honey, mushrooms and typical cold cuts.

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