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Forte di Gavi

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Address: Via al Forte, Gavi, Italy
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Old Fortress on top of a holl

It's worth a drive to visit the old fortress. It's high up on the hill where you will have a good view of old and new Gavi. The drive up the hill is interesting challenging due to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2015
Slim882
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Singapore, Singapore
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Dowerin
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a 60 minute guided tour of the fort. Tours run mostly at half past the hour and cost 5 Euros each. Although the guide speaks only Italian, there are sufficient poster materials displayed in English and French to allow a full appreciation of the fort and its history. Access is limited to certain areas but the views are... More 

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Thank Hinchies
Rho, Italy
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Only 2€ for the ticket! Interesting guided tour insiede the fortress. It is possible to see the country side all around... Its amazing! Remember to check the timetabke for the visit and enjoy it!

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Thank Fiorella184786
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We were staying at villa sparina for a relative's wedding and decided to come here for a visit. It was impromtu visit. The drive up the hill was challenging especially when there are cars coming down the hill at the same time! When we arrived, the tour group has just started in italian, but minutes later, an english speaker was... More 

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Thank Zetster
Stuttgart, Germany
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

One of the best forts I have ever been to. They take very good care of it and it is totally different to seeing a castle. Located on top of a hill (also possible to drive up there) with a nice view over the little town Gavi. The city itself is very tiny but also taken care of very good... More 

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Thank andreadg2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Great castle very impressive with fantastic views. Sadly closed while I'm here, but looks like it's open a lot more in the summer. Definitely worth a visit

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Thank Andy D
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Incredible and beautiful historical castel! I think that it is magic to live in Gavi and join this amazing view everyday! You can feel the fascination of history. Don't forget to visit it!

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Thank Marcelo P
Stradella, Italy
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Last Sunday we set out on foot from the village of Gavi and we made it to the the top in about 20 minutes. There was not a soul around but we felt encouraged by a sign at the entrance of the parking stating: "open from 9.30 till 18"; unfortunately while it was 11.40 a big padlock was keeping it... More 

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Thank Renzo C
Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

It's worth a drive to visit the old fortress. It's high up on the hill where you will have a good view of old and new Gavi. The drive up the hill is interesting challenging due to the narrow road but it's quite worth a visit. The only thing you have to note is the 30 mins guided tour is... More 

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Thank Slim882
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Huge fort high above Gavi. Well worth a visit if you don't mind the Italian guide (no entry if you don't do the tour) and the steep one car wide road to get there. Even if you don't speak Italian, 2 euros to have great views and some idea of what it looks like on the inside is well worth... More 

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Thank norwichgirl30
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

At the top of the local hill with lots of interesting history. Shame though it would be good if there was more info in English.

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