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Heartbreak In Majestic Scenery

This is a heartbreaking spot. The story is quite moving, and you wonder how something so tragic can... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Professor04
,
Welland
Awesome but sad

Although this is the site of a real and relatively recent tragedy, the scenery is truly awesome... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Anne T
,
Melbourne
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is a heartbreaking spot. The story is quite moving, and you wonder how something so tragic can happen in modern times. In the area you are able to visit the dam, experience a gallery drive along the side of the mountain, stop and have...More

1  Thank Professor04
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Although this is the site of a real and relatively recent tragedy, the scenery is truly awesome. Even though I didn't understand our guide she was obviously affected by the tragedy that occurred. The tour was in Italian and lasted around 40 minutes at a...More

1  Thank Anne T
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I watched several videos about the Vajont's disaster but being there it is an experience. The visit organized by the Parco delle Dolomiti is really valuable. The guide will provide you a lot of info and he/she will bring you on top of the Dam...More

1  Thank apocalypsenow66
Reviewed 9 August 2016

guides explain everything in detail, great engineering achievement, but also a great tragedy that could have been prevented

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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Nice place but the history teach. Is a big tragedy for Italy we reccomendet a travel guide very prepared and expland very well

Thank opul m
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

There is not that much to see..! A very tragic story that I will never forget..many people have died!No regrets for visiting..

Thank Ionut B
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We toured the area of the dam disaster with our Italian relatives who live in Castellavazzo/ Longarone. My husband's cousin lost 14 people in the dam collapse in 1963.. Her story is heartbreaking.

1  Thank eslme1
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

We were a group of 40 that booked over travel agency. The tour was held by one of the survivors of the disaster, who not only reported his own experience but was extremely realist and affordable when telling the facts. I would reccomend contacting a...More

Thank ermioneee
Reviewed 24 September 2014

To reach the dam you have to go uphill in a beautiful road. When you get to the dam there's a parking lot, and from there you can walk a little to a small chapel, a place from where you can see the dam and...More

4  Thank Gustavo P
Reviewed 21 June 2014

very touching place, full of history and stories. Beautifull view of the Dolomiti Mountains and river. Little place for parking and only paying parking available

3  Thank Andreea C
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