We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Diga del Vajont

33080 Erto e Casso, Italy
+39 0427 87333
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Awesome but sad

Although this is the site of a real and relatively recent tragedy, the scenery is truly awesome... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anne T
,
Melbourne
via mobile
A must to see

I watched several videos about the Vajont's disaster but being there it is an experience. The... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2016
apocalypsenow66
,
Milan, Italy
via mobile
Read all 489 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“disaster” (5 reviews)
“dam” (4 reviews)
“history” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
33080 Erto e Casso, Italy
CONTACT
Website
+39 0427 87333
Write a Review
Reviews (489)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although this is the site of a real and relatively recent tragedy, the scenery is truly awesome. Even though I didn't understand our guide she was obviously affected by the tragedy that occurred. The tour was in Italian and lasted around 40 minutes at a...More

1  Thank Anne T
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I watched several videos about the Vajont's disaster but being there it is an experience. The visit organized by the Parco delle Dolomiti is really valuable. The guide will provide you a lot of info and he/she will bring you on top of the Dam...More

1  Thank apocalypsenow66
Reviewed August 9, 2016

guides explain everything in detail, great engineering achievement, but also a great tragedy that could have been prevented

Thank Ivan_Surina80
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Nice place but the history teach. Is a big tragedy for Italy we reccomendet a travel guide very prepared and expland very well

Thank opul m
Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

There is not that much to see..! A very tragic story that I will never forget..many people have died!No regrets for visiting..

Thank Ionut B
Reviewed January 3, 2016

We toured the area of the dam disaster with our Italian relatives who live in Castellavazzo/ Longarone. My husband's cousin lost 14 people in the dam collapse in 1963.. Her story is heartbreaking.

Thank eslme1
Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We were a group of 40 that booked over travel agency. The tour was held by one of the survivors of the disaster, who not only reported his own experience but was extremely realist and affordable when telling the facts. I would reccomend contacting a...More

Thank ermioneee
Reviewed September 24, 2014

To reach the dam you have to go uphill in a beautiful road. When you get to the dam there's a parking lot, and from there you can walk a little to a small chapel, a place from where you can see the dam and...More

4  Thank Gustavo P
Reviewed June 21, 2014

very touching place, full of history and stories. Beautifull view of the Dolomiti Mountains and river. Little place for parking and only paying parking available

3  Thank Andreea C
Reviewed May 29, 2014

Visit this place it's something really touching and it's something to do to remember all people died here. I knew the history of this tragic disaster, but only once arrived I really understood the big catastrophy happened here...it's a place to think about life and...More

3  Thank fanharuka
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Taverna Del Gufo
284 reviews
1.39 miles away
Vecchia Trattoria da Vico Perina
56 reviews
1.53 miles away
Bar Trattoria Julia di Corona Rossana
188 reviews
2.20 miles away
La Conchiglia
22 reviews
4.27 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Museo degli Zattieri del Piave
5 reviews
1.08 miles away
Longarone Vajont Attimi di storia
78 reviews
1.39 miles away
Chiesa di Santa Maria Immacolata
31 reviews
1.36 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Diga del Vajont staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit