Traditions are strong and still deep-rooted in the communities residing in the Aosta Valley.
Some traditional events are enjoyable occasions on which to celebrate, get involved and learn all there is to know about the region’s history and culture: the colourful historical carnivals; the traditional bloodless bull or goat fighting; the many religious festivals or festivals inspired by a love for the mountains or the desire to commemorate country life of times gone by.
Historical re-enactments, traditional costumes, moments that really bring people together: discover the Aosta Valley carnivals.
The "battles of the Queens" are based on the innate behaviour of cows, which fight for hierarchy within the herd.
Patron saint festivities are a way of keeping the traditions of the small Aosta Valley communities alive.
Parades in uniform and performances by skilled climbers are staged in various places in the Aosta Valley.
"Veillà" are festivals commemorating life in times past and exhibit ancient professions from the world of farming.