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Forte di Bard, Bard

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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. Put Forte di Bard into our Bard holiday planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Bard.
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  • Very particular frame are going up in the lift or on foot there is a unique spectacle. The Council is on foot. The visit inside the fortress is costly and nn amazing but the show paesaggostico on the outside is gorgeous and free! Cute il borghetto!
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  • Hello! For The Bard should stop at the first parking you see ... then take a short walk up to the Castle, is a lot closer than when you look like;) within you can choose from the Alps Museum/wild life/prisons/and more ... the thing that I liked are the tickets that must be routed individually to the view you want to see are about € 8 to view ... I would have loved to have one ticket and see what m. .. After the trouble to get there-.-"me and my boyfriend we saw the Museum of the Alps, nice maybe kind of bland ... then the wild life pictures ... works of modern photography on fauna and flora. An interesting afternoon ... recommended! Viola
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  • Interesting! Ability to get to the top also with elevator. Can visit inside various exhibitions, prisons etc.
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  • Majestic fortress with nice view and free entrance. You can take the lifts to get to the top. And till January 2017 you can visit Avengers Age of UK trim exhibition.
  • View and landscape are amazing. Services are good.
  • Great Fort with nice little village, clean and well kept.
  • Nice place and Incredible view. Historical place. Nice for children. Parking is below possible. A lot of elevators are required due to the heigjts. Walking up or down is still recommendable.
  • From the outside, every thing looks great. And then you need to find your way to the parking lot, and the the way to the fort itself, and then the lifts... You go through several rooms and then, out of nowhere, JESUS!!! And then what I only think was a modern theatre. The view was great, everything else in this place was just unclear.