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Amazing Fort

We visited all the museums within this fort whilst staying at its own hotel. It is fascinating and... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
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most interesting castle in Valle d'Aosta

Plan to spend a few hours. It is great fun to take the funiculars from level to level, then walk... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
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Fortress of Bard complex is the protagonist of a wide project aimed at the creation of a cultural pole in the Western Alps of Italy. From impregnable defence for the valley the Fortress has been transformed into a gateway to the Alps’ culture and...more
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We visited all the museums within this fort whilst staying at its own hotel. It is fascinating and the museums are excellent using modern display methods with films and clever lighting and music to make it a full experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Plan to spend a few hours. It is great fun to take the funiculars from level to level, then walk all the way down from the top. These things are free; the exhibits cost extra. Views are spectacular! Be sure also to walk through the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

This is a gem of Aosta Valley. We were just driving by when we saw it, turned off the main road, and found that it is a beautiful castle on a high, steep hill, easily accessible by lifts suitable even for people with disabilities. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Having seen this on the Giro d'Italia as they went flying past, we decided we would go. Then we found you can stay there. An absolutely amazing place to visit. The whole experience is very good.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pandaroo22
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Very good tourist attraction even the disabled are well catered for with wheel chair access throughout. Given that this is on a steep hillside with an underground car park the lift and 4 stage funicular make it an attractive proposition. Video displays in all areas...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Oramazda
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Absolutely stunning from the outside, unfortunately not much inside, a lot of rooms showing history and arts. The Prisons are nice, to understand how they were and a little history of the place. View is great, both walking to the top and from the elevator

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank amoiaraffaele
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Just brilliant to visit this imposing fortress that dominates the valley. The Alps museum has some really bonkers multimedia exhibits as well traditional stuff about the history of life in the alps, including flora and fauna. Something for everyone, but most explanations only in French...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

I have driven up the A5 through the Aosta valley many times and wondered about the many castles and fortifications on the route. We finally decided to go to Forte di Bard because we had seen a leaflet for the museum of the Alps. Although...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Kepardoe
Reviewed November 17, 2017

The fort is handsome, offers a great view and is worth visiting; you can ride the funiculars to the top for free, and walk down the winding road back down to the little village below it. The setting is really neat; I would absolutely return...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank momo-colorado
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Avengers took me here, I came to know about this structure after seeing the movie. It was very massive which holds a lots of history in it. It can even easily accessible by disable person, well maintained and it has a stunning view from the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Rose H
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there are trains and buses in that area. For sure it is feasible and no need to go back to Aosta. Only issue is December. It might be already snowing.