Aosta Valley and Fort Bald

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Discover the nature and the history of Aosta Valley with a local driver expert

Aosta Valley and the Fort Bald is definitely an excursion not to be missed.
Valle d'Aosta is the smallest of the Italian regions located in the extreme northwest corner on the border with France and Switzerland. The nature and especially the mountain range of the Alps and its glaciers are the master, unique and unforgettable scenery that will be with you throughout the day. The excursion includes a stop in Aosta, the main city and capital of the region, a city of ancient origins, used since Roman times as a way to go to France and Europe. The symbol of the city is the Arch of Augustus, erected in 25 BC on the occasion of the Roman victory over the Salassi.
After Aosta, the tour continues in the direction of the village of Bard to visit the famous fort.
The Fortress of Bard, which remained almost intact since its construction, is one of the best examples of a fortress of the early nineteenth century. The fortress is made up of three main buildings at different levels, between 400 and 467 meters: from the lowest, the Opera Ferdinando, to the middle one, the Opera Vittorio, and the highest, the Opera Carlo Alberto for a total of 283 rooms. Inside there is a museum with original uniforms and weapons and the Prisons. The museum houses a multimedia path dedicated to the history of the fortress.