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Forte di Bard, Bard

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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. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bard trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • I went with the fort with my family and friends and initially I was ecstatic by the imposing structure, but once I entered I was deeply disappointed especially in the military exhibition because I would have expected to see more elements types of a fort like cannons and armory instead of seeing a cannon on cross two of Styrofoam and only a room with a reconstruction! absolutely to be reorganized.
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  • A visit to the castles of Val D'Aosta can't help but see Bard Castle. Beautiful gigantic structure with a truly quaint walking path. The castle is impressive and deserves to be visited entirely. beautiful the view that you enjoy from the various positions of the castle.
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  • Nice place with an amazing view. The museums and periodic exhibitions present in the structure are well organized and very interesting. The museums are interactive and very enjoyable also for child. A nice place were to spend one day for a deep journey in the culture.
  • Beautiful Fortress on top of a hill. Great view of Val D'Aosta. Free entrance to the fortress on foot and by elevator.
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