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Monumental homes

Architecture  -  Bard

Challant House
Built towards the end of the fifteenth century, it is located in the Medieval village of Bard. The house was home to Count Filiberto di Challand, lord of Bard between 1487 and 1517….

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Fortress of Bard

Castles and Towers  -  Bard

Partial reopening

Already during Theodoric’s reign (early 6th century A.D), sixty armed soldiers were garrisoned to defend the “Clausuræ Augustanæ” (a defence system set up to protect th…

Parish church of the Assumption of Mary

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Bard

The parish of Bard, although it was already mentioned in 1176, was actually always managed by the parish priest of Hône, who regularly went there to celebrate the Mass. Nevertheless, given that th…

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Geological site of Bard

Geosites and mines  -  Bard

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The village of Bard, a site that is dense with history and culture, boasts not only architectural beauty (the Fort of the same name, the courtly homes) but also praiseworthy landscap…

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Chestnut Ecomuseum

Museums  -  Bard

In the ancient times the chestnut was a base component of the peasant diet, especially in mid mountain villages. Throughout the mountain community, chestnut cultivation has been very important.
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Il Ferdinando. Fortresses and Frontiers Museum

Museums  -  Bard

Located in the Opera Ferdinando on the first level of the Fortress, this museum offers an exciting journey into the evolution of defence techniques, blockade systems and the ‘border’ concept.
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Museum of the Alps

Museums  -  Bard

Located on the first floor of the Opera Carlo Alberto , the most important building of the spectacular Bard Fortress compound, the Museum of the Alps is an interactive, multimedia an…

The Children's Alps

Museums  -  Bard

Located inside the Opera Vittorio of the spectacular Bard Fortress, The Children’s Alps museum is an interactive space where visitors will have the opportunity to take on the challenge of…

The Prisons – permanent exhibition on the Bard Fortress history

Museums  -  Bard

Located within the Carlo Alberto Building , the cramped cells of the Bard fortress in which prisoners were held, house today a history tour that leads visitors on the search for the story behind this…

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