Fenestrelle Fort

Local nameFortezza di Fenestrelle
LocationFenestrelle, Italy

The Fenestrelle Fortress, better known as the Fenestrelle Fort is a fortress overlooking Fenestrelle. It is the symbol of the Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, northern Italy. It is the biggest alpine fortification in Europe, having a surface area of 1,300,000 m².

The fortress, built by Savoy between 1728 and 1850 under the design of the architect Ignazio Bertola, guards the access to Turin via the Chisone valley and stands at altitudes between 1,100 and 1,800 m. The territory was acquired in 1709 by the Duchy of Savoy after the defeat of the French at Fort Mutin.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fenestrelle_Fort

Official Website http://www.fortedifenestrelle.com/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ForteFenestrelle

Email info@fortedifenestrelle.it

Phone +39 0121 83600

Coordinates 45°1'47.214" N 7°3'37.203" E

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