Bosses Ham

Celebration of aromas and accompaniments to the Bosses crudo ham

The Valle d’Aosta welcomes in the summer with numerous festivals and celebrations dedicated to local food specialities. The start of July sees the Vallée D’Aoste Jambon de Bosses, as undisputed centre figure; this sought after fragrant, aromatic crudo ham produced in the small Valle d'Aosta town in the Gran San Bernardo Valley, on the border with Switzerland.

Four days of celebrations, accompanied by good music and entertaining cabaret shows, with dinners of grilled meats and local produce. The height of the event falls on a Sunday, when the display stands start sellingtheir special crudo ham with its compact form and aromatic flavour, perfect for tasting with local culinary products such as black bread,butter, honey,walnuts and a good, medium bodied, soave red wine.

Thanks to the numerous qualities of the Vallée d’Aoste Jambon de Bosses, the ham was awarded Protected Destination of Origin (D.O.P.) in July 1996.


Tourist Areas
Tourist Areas

Mont Blanc

Gran Paradiso

Great Saint Bernard

Aosta and surroundings


Monte Rosa

Central Valley