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Forte di Gavi

Via al Forte, 15066 Gavi, Italy
+39 0143 643554
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Fascinating and extremely impressive visit

It's guided tours only, and they seem to start at half past the hour from 8:30 am. They are not... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
A huge 17th Century fortification.

We took a 60 minute guided tour of the fort. Tours run mostly at half past the hour and cost 5... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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Via al Forte, 15066 Gavi, Italy
+39 0143 643554
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

It's guided tours only, and they seem to start at half past the hour from 8:30 am. They are not open every day of the week, so check online for specific days. Our tour lasted 85 minutes, just the 2 of us and a very...More

Thank cant83
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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...More

Thank Hinchies
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!

Thank Fiorella184786
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,...More

Thank Zetster
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...More

Thank andreadg2015
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

Thank Andy D
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!

Thank Marcelo P
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...More

Thank Renzo C
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...More

Thank Slim882
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...More

Thank norwichgirl30
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