Valle d'Aosta is the smallest Italian region, situated on the Italian border with France and Switzerland.
The territory is mostly mountainous with the highest peaks in Europe (Monte Bianco, Cervino, Monte Rosa, Gran Paradiso) with beautiful green valleys on the sides of the long Dora Baltea river, a tributary of the largest river in the Italy, the Po.
The region has a surface area of 3,263 square km, with a total population of about 120,000 inhabitants, concentrated in the valley bottoms.