Val d'Aosta Museums And Galleries

Let's enjoy Fine And Unusual Museums in Val d'Aosta...

Aosta (Aoste in French) is the largest city in this tiny bilingual enclave in the Italian Alps. The Cathedral Treasury Museum is right in the twon center. Don't miss the carved ivory diptych portraying the Roman Emperor Honorius (as in honorable?) dating from the early Fifth Century. For more information consult http://www.regione.vda.it/turismo/scopri/cultura/musei/tesoro_della_cattedrale_e.asp

Cathedral Treasury Museum Val d'Aosta

Cathedral Treasury Museum Val d'Aosta

The resort town of Les Combes (who says Italian names must end with a vowel?) is home to the Pope John Paul II Museum, a natural location given his summer voyages to this region. For more information consult http://www.regione.vda.it/turismo/scopri/cultura/musei/papa_jean_paul_ii_e.asp

Pope Jean Paul II, Les Combes

Pope Jean Paul II, Les Combes

The town of Donnas is proud of its Museum of Vine-Growing and Wine-Making. For more information consult http://www.regione.vda.it/turismo/scopri/cultura/musei/altri_musei_e.asp?tipo=scheda&pk=1279&nomesch=sch_Patrimonio&ts=patrimonio

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