Due to its position in the extreme North West of the country, the Aosta Valley mixes some of the best of traditional Italian food with a healthy dose of mountain flavours and ingredients.
The region is renowned for the quality of its local salamis and meats giving rise to specialities such as carbonada, a dish composed of stewed beef meat with wine, onions and spices.
The cheeses are equally famous and include the emblematic PDO cheese of the Aosta Valley, Fontina which gives rise to dishes such as Fonduta Valdostana and the typical baked soup made with savoy cabbage, Fontina and bread: the Seupa à la Vapelenentse (Valpelline Soup).
Any first time visitor to the Aosta Valley will be also stunned with the quality of wine on offer.
Whatever your taste, any visitor to the Aosta Valley will return home happy and well sated.
The typical products of the Valle d'Aosta tell the story via the taste and history of an alpine area and of its identity.
There are many food festivals and other events dedicated to tasting in the Aosta Valley. Here you can search all the events by date and location.
A selection of traditional Aosta Valley recipes so you can still enjoy the scents and flavours of the Aosta Valley even when you’re at home.