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Festivals, markets, traditional festivals, sporting events: discover the upcoming events scheduled along the Balteo Way.

Exhibitions
Credits: ©Laurent Ballesta - Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Bard | 05 February 2022 – 05 June 2022

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Bard

The Fortress of Bard will be the first Italian venue for the 57th Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, the world’s most prestigious nature photography contest, run by London’s Natural History Museum. The 100 stunning images on display were …

Batailles de reines et de tchevre
Batailles de reines et de tchevre

Donnas | Sunday 22 May 2022

Batailles des Chèvres (Goat fight)

Donnas

The Battle of the Goats also represents a moment of Aosta Valley tradition, a day of celebration for young and old.

The first edition of this singular fight took place in 1981, the year in which some young breeders, passionate about this head of cattle, …

Wine and gourmet festivals
Wine and gourmet festivals

Verrayes | 26 May 2022 – 29 May 2022

Sarieula Festival (wild thyme)

Verrayes

There are now a large number of food and wine festivals organised throughout the year in Valle d’Aosta and the Feta de la sarieula is, without doubt, one of the most original.

The area in the town of Verrayes is one of the few areas in Valle d’Aosta …

Craft/fairs/markets
Craft/fairs/markets

Antey-Saint-André | Sunday 29 May 2022

"Fiòrantey" Lo martsé di Fiòr (Flowers Market)

Antey-Saint-André

The last Sunday of May in Antey-St-André Fiòrantey Martsé di Fiòr (Flowers Market) . During this day the square Vista del Cervino will be full of flowers, plants, colours, fragrances and shapes: unique sensations.

This event is consolidated over the …

Batailles de reines et de tchevre
Batailles de reines et de tchevre

Fénis | Sunday 29 May 2022

Batailles des Chèvres (Goat fight)

Fénis

The Battle of the Goats also represents a moment of Aosta Valley tradition, a day of celebration for young and old.

The first edition of this singular fight took place in 1981, the year in which some young breeders, passionate about this head of cattle, …

Carnivals
Pont-Saint-Martin's historical carnival

Pont-Saint-Martin | 01 June 2022 – 05 June 2022

Historic Carnival

Pont-Saint-Martin

San Martino (the Bishop) and his adversary Satan, then the Roman Consul, the Tribunes of the People, the Roman Guards and their Officer and, lastly, the Lily Nymph accompanied by her two Maids are the leading characters in the historical carnival in Pont- …

Wine and gourmet festivals
Wine and gourmet festivals

Saint-Marcel | 17 June 2022 – 19 June 2022

Festival of the Saint-Marcel ham

Saint-Marcel

The 6th Festival of Saint-Marcel ham is confirmed in Saint-Marcel ham roads (via del Prosciutto).

Three days of opportunities to sample the raw Parma-style ham of Saint-Marcel, which wins over an increasing number of palates every year, from both Italy …

Music
Music

La Salle | Saturday 18 June 2022

Musicastelle Outdoor - Carmen Consoli in concert

La Salle

Musicastelle Outdoor festival offers seven free afternoon concerts of Italian artists of national reputation, who will perform in beautiful natural locations of Aosta Valley:

Craft/fairs/markets
Craft/fairs/markets

Aosta | 23 July 2022 – 31 July 2022

Exhibit and competition of the traditional Aosta Valley handicraft

Aosta

In 1954, this event was initially created as a competition only for sculptors. After a few editions held in Saint-Vincent and Courmayeur, the Exhibition-Competition was transferred to Aosta and, as of the twentieth edition, was extended to other …

Tourist and cultural visits
Tourist and cultural visits

Aymavilles | Saturday 23 July 2022

Between history and nature, discovering the pearls of Aymavilles

Aymavilles

Gran Paradiso National Park turns 100 years old!

A day dedicated to discovering the typical characteristics of the places and the life that gravitated around the castle of Aymavilles, reopened to the public after years of restoration.

There will be two …