Aosta was founded in 25 BC by the Romans under the name of Augusta Praetoria.
It is a small town ; with about 40000 inhabitants, pleasant and animated.
One can admire many traces of the Romans : the Praetorian gate, the Augustus arch, remain the theatre and of the forum.
The cathedral dates of the XIIth century, but only the two Romance bell-towers are from this time.
Photos of Aosta
Arch of Augustus
The Porta Pretoria gate in the ancient roman walls
The cathedral of Aosta, founded in the XIIth. It has Romance origins with its two bells towerss, the interior is mostly Gothic.