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Lovely atmosphere

We were able to stroll through town for a couple hours and stop into shops, have gelato, and eat at... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
chrisdmcguire
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Orlando, Kentucky
Loads of character and lovely shopping quarter

Aosta old town is truly beautiful and packed full of wonderful old buildings. The enticing little... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
jonathancL3564MH
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were not disappointed. The old Town part of Aosta is quaint and full of little gift shops, eateries, coffee shops and boutiques. Later in the day/early evening the locals and visitors mix on the piazza, the streets and the Christmas market, and it creates...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

We were able to stroll through town for a couple hours and stop into shops, have gelato, and eat at a restaurant in the square. There was a band playing, children running about, and a sense of joy throughout the town. It is a great...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Aosta old town is truly beautiful and packed full of wonderful old buildings. The enticing little lanes stretch on for ages are lined with independent shops, bars and cafes, attracting both locals and tourists alike. We only had a few hours here, but there seems...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Visited with a friend...great time at the end of September...not so many tourists. Fun looking at the shops...a liquor shop in particular with a bazillion kinds of grappa. Roman ruins pretty impressive, albeit smallish.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank plaisaeb
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Nothing particularly out of the ordinary but interesting in itself... close to the Swiss border the landscape and atmosphere change to alpine, and French. There were few signs in Italian which surprised us. The streets are easy to walk with some pleasant shops. The Roman...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Easy to walk around and something interesting around every corner. The old Roman ruins a worth seeing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Aosta old town surprised us, everything is so beautiful, the houses, the shops, the restaurants everywhere , the roman arch,and the amazing view of the mountains You can relax and eat a good pasta and enjoy the people walking through the old city and enjoy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sammy1420
Reviewed 15 August 2018

What is it with this town. Parking nightmare. We broke our trip here - some big mistake (maybe true of Italy generally in August, but that's another story). So little to see. Pass on by!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

The Roman ruins are awe-inspiring, and the city itself is delightful. We stopped at a bakery and ended up conversing with the owner and her husband, who owns the shop next door. Both were so genuinely friendly. That feeling permeated our visit. We especially enjoyed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

"Romans put it there, and it still stands!" - that was my husband exclaiming as he saw the ancient Roman Arc. There is a very real feel of the ancient history here, and it doesn't look being that far away in Aosta.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Hello, as there’re were four of us with lots of luggage we got a taxi. Do not remember seeing a bus, however worth googling to check. From my recollection, I think the taxi took about 15-20 minutes and that was only to the... More
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