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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 19 September 2017

From the road, you can see the place and it looks amazing. Once you're inside, it is even more wonderful! There are 3 sorts of tours: 1 hour, 3 hours and 9 hours. We chose the 3h tour but we wish we had taken the...More

Thank Made-In-Mars
Reviewed 1 August 2017

One of the biggest military building in Europe, surrounded by a wonderrful landscape and well explained by the guide. The 1 hour tour is too short, the 7 hours tour is the most complete but requires a bit of physical training, the 3 hours tour...More

Thank SchnellCarugate
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

2  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
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Mary F
21 November 2017|
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Response from Made-In-Mars | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know you can just purchase the tickets there. Furthermore, I guess they just accept cash, no Visa...
2 May 2015|
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Response from fabio c | Property representative |
Hi. It's possible both solutions. Call to +39.0121.83600 and ask for. Fabio
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