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Forte di Bard, Bard

4.3
Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
A fortified castle built in the 19th century by the House of Savoy, Forte di Bard reopened in 2006 as the Museum of the Alps. Although the main structure dates from the 19th century, the complex is built atop the foundations of a fifth- and tenth-century castle complex. The fortress repelled Napoleon's army of 40,000 with a mere 400 soldiers manning the castle. Visit the museum to learn more about the castle's defenses and the Alps. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bard trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • I visited this Forte and was an incredible history and view from there. I absolutely recommend visiting it.  more »
  • A great place to visit while touring the Aosta Valley as there are 3 separate attractions to visit in the same place. First is the actual fortress with pretty surrounding views, next is the...  more »
  • A real impressive landmark. Film location for the Avengers, to make it even more attractive for kids.... Easy to reach and with a comfortable system of elevators feasible for all.  more »
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  • Nice place with an amazing view. The museums and periodic exhibitions present in the structure are well organized and very interesting. The museums are interactive and very enjoyable also for child. A nice place were to spend one day for a deep journey in the culture.
  • Beautiful Fortress on top of a hill. Great view of Val D'Aosta. Free entrance to the fortress on foot and by elevator.
  • Obviously there is a huge fortress to see. Everything around it is well organised. If you want you can keep your wallet in your pocket. Beautiful views.
  • Very beautiful views from the outside, in side is a bit plain, but theres a few things that you can pay extra for :)
  • Good place to visit, museum and exhibitions are telling of the history of fort Bard and the region. Good reading about the Fort holding up Napoleon's forces.

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