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Fortezza Di Fenestrelle

Via del Forte 1, 10060 Fenestrelle, Italy
+39 0121 83600
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Via del Forte 1, 10060 Fenestrelle, Italy
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Steeped in history, the fortress of Fenestrelle - sometimes called the 'Great Wall of Europe' - is a hugely impressive structure whether viewed from a distance or close up, and can be visited on a pre-booked guided tour (although usually in Italian only). The normal...More

Thank rpadam
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

Out of season, so unable to visit the whole fort. Staff very attentive despite us being the only visitors Amazing lunch prepared for us Would love to return to visit the whole fort which extends from the valley to the top of the mountain

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

From the road, you can see the place and it looks amazing. Once you're inside, it is even more wonderful! There are 3 sorts of tours: 1 hour, 3 hours and 9 hours. We chose the 3h tour but we wish we had taken the...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

One of the biggest military building in Europe, surrounded by a wonderrful landscape and well explained by the guide. The 1 hour tour is too short, the 7 hours tour is the most complete but requires a bit of physical training, the 3 hours tour...More

Thank SchnellCarugate
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

I visited the fort with my Italian host family and their friends, and I have I say it was a wonderful day trip! We had 4 children ranging in age from 1-10 and 5 adults. Although I did not understand most of the tour (due...More

Thank Tara M
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Impressive fortification and very pleasent guides. Just a comments on the organization and start of the guided tours, which in our case was with a delay. I would recomed this visit.

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Reviewed April 20, 2017

We checked the website before we travelled to make sure the fort was open. Unfortunately when we got there the gates were shut and locked despite the sign saying the opening hours, which coincided with us being there. I assume it was shut because the...More

2  Thank Sue C
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

My friend & I originally planned this trip to see what remained of the Pignerol Fortress, Exilles & Fenestrelle were really to be the side show. However, this turned out to be the highlight of the trip. A history buff's dream. The air is so...More

Thank Roger B
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Reviewed October 9, 2016

Sunday 25th 50 F 8.30am 3996 steps to go a backpack with water and sandwiches, better have the right shoes, dressed in layers. Our tour guide Federico, member of the Volunteers Association of San Carlo project, guided us through an incredible 7 hours discovery and...More

Thank E-Journal
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Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We went there yesterday. Travelled one houre to see the fortress. There was No english guide in the low-season. A big disappointment for us, because the selfguided tour is very Basic. It seems like there is still a lot of work in progress to make...More

1  Thank nieke h
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