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Fenestrelle Fortress

Via del Forte, 10060 Fenestrelle, Italy
+39 0121 83600
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Via del Forte, 10060 Fenestrelle, Italy
+39 0121 83600
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Reviewed 18 June 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
Reviewed 4 June 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 20 April 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

1  Thank Sue C
Reviewed 14 November 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
Reviewed 9 October 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
Reviewed 10 September 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
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

If you are nearby Turin and would like to have a rest I would suggest you to go to Fenestrelle which is 1h drive from Turin . This fortress which has been built in 19th century it's the highest in Europe and is made of...More

1  Thank Silverbera
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Each time I visit my family, we take in the sites from Fenestrelle. It is an amazing fortress built along the mountain. There is a small museum dedicated to the soldiers with examples of what life was like in the fortress. You can hike all...More

1  Thank Darlene C
Reviewed 8 March 2015

The fortress was started by the French, and finished by the Savoys. It took more than 120 years to build. The wall is surrounded by the Alps making beautiful scenery. We arrived after noon , so we were only able to do a 45 minute...More

Thank Coellum
Reviewed 7 March 2015

This fort , built by the French to block the valley , is a masterpiece of military architecture , developed along the left side of the mountain , partially well restored , with a breathtaking staircase of more than 3.000 steps reaching the top

1  Thank drvelo
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