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Forte di Bard, Bard
(4.3/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Perched in an almost unreal the strong often hosts fine exhibitions or collections. Don't miss the 2016 World Press Photo. Easily accessible with elevators or a walk along the ramparts. The Valley view is a journey into the past
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  • Beautiful day in this fortress. The visit takes three hours more or less for a chance to see the Fort and artistic exhibits inside.
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  • We were in Bard during a trip x Christmas markets seen from below and imposing. It climbs with panoramic lifts or by walking along the beautiful road. inside and a slight disappointment this does remove a giudizzio best ... Nice medieval Center ill at this time there are beautiful poresepi
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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.