Always been a city at the crossroads of Europe, Aosta saves the traces of an ancient past.
The most sensational archaeological discovery of the Valley is represented by megalittica area of worship at St. Martin de Corleans, that because of size and number of stele lays Aosta at the top of this cult phenomenon.
It's definitely going back to Roman times the most important monuments of the city.
The Praetoria door is perfectly preserved, and the Roman theater like that of Pompei is one of the most precious examples extant, not to mention the Arch of Augustus, and countless other architectural remains scattered throughout the city.
But is not everything, because, in more recent times Aosta has continued to collect works of art known at European level, such as the Collegiata di Sant’Orso and the Cathedral, the most outstanding examples of medieval religious architecture and art in the Valley, the Cappella della Santa Croce and the Croce di Calvino of the modern era ; Square Emile Chanoux entitled to one of the most celebrated players in the Resistance movement of the Aosta Valley.