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Address: , Fornells, Minorca, Spain
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Description: Situated on a headland in the bay or Fornells

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What a View, and Lovely Condition

The Tower in Fornell is definitely worth a visit, if only for the view, but the building itself and its history is impressive. Wonderful condition.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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McLean, Virginia
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McLean, Virginia
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257 reviews
138 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Tower in Fornell is definitely worth a visit, if only for the view, but the building itself and its history is impressive. Wonderful condition.

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Suffolk
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

It is a magnificent building on a point that has lovely views. Just sit and take in the history and try to understand the effort to build the structure. On the way up the hill just stop a moment at the shrine. Mondays is free entry to the tower. Other times its only 2.4 euro approx.

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Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Interesting fort with links to associated forts nearby. Good views along the coast in both directions.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

At the northern end of the attractive town of Fornells is Torre De Fornells, a. Defence tower built in 1801 during the period of the English rule in Menorca. There is a free car park at the bottom of the hill, but would recommend parking on the sea front (free) and making the very attractive walk along the harbour through... More 

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Brighton
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66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Well resourced historic site. I loved the fact that it had been set up so that you could really imagine how life was in the tower. Great views from the top - no-one was going to get past those guns. Sadly the information is not in English so i suggest you read up about it before you go.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We arrived here at sunset in June 8:45pm local time, and the views are simply stunning. A really short and easy walk to walk of dinner. Stop and get gelato from the ice cream parlour on the front to eat along the way. This would also be a perfect picnic stop or to enjoy nice bottle of fizz.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Came across this on a walk, we decided to have a look. (Built during the English Rule, built 1801/1802) As with everything on the Island, it was clean and tidy. The lady who served us, spoke English, the information boards were in several languages, and informative. The views were fantastic, with good panoramic photo opportunities. Worth a visit, for a... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

very pretty, quiet, peaceful, relaxing some lovley restaraunts and a small harbour. A supermarket and a Tabaco shop. Some small clothes shops. Nice to go for a good meal or a relaxing coffee only a 10 minute bus drive

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Was a lovely view but some more info about the tower would add to the experience. The lighthouse along the coast offers better views and you can look back at this tower from there

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sleaford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Good excercise as its a good climb but worth it The views are stunning and the Tower is very good .If you like to see how the soldiers lived in Nelsons Time

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