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Memoriale Giuseppe Garibaldi

Isola di Caprera, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0782 727162
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A lovely drive to a memorial for an important man

The ferry ride to Caprera is lovely, and the isola is beautiful, but the drive up to the memorial... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Ready2Go2008
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suburban Boston, MA
sort of interesting but not the full story given and never alone to look around

Garibaldi lived on the island of Caprera after his mercenary life ended. It costs about E7 to go... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2016
kahanamoku
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Northern England
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Isola di Caprera, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

The ferry ride to Caprera is lovely, and the isola is beautiful, but the drive up to the memorial (through the forests) alone is worth the trip. Read a little about Garibaldi before you go, if your h.s. history is rusty.

Thank Ready2Go2008
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Garibaldi lived on the island of Caprera after his mercenary life ended. It costs about E7 to go around the house and see his tomb. It's a beautiful spot and very quiet... however, I found the history i was offered a bit lacking in awareness...More

Thank kahanamoku
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed this visit to this memorial to Garibaldi. I didn't know much about him or the history. Another bonus was the view from the site.

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 2 August 2015

very good installation, located in a restored 1st WW fort offering a breathtaking view on the whole archipelago. Good for a one hour visit while roaming through Caprera island

1  Thank neimon
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Wonderful experience visiting the enchanting island of Caprera and then visiting this historic place. Even though we do not speak Italian, the visit was well worth it. The 3 multimedia (air-conditioned) rooms pay homage to Guiseppe Garibaldi, are well done and visually interactive. It was...More

2  Thank 450Kelley_L
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Such an up-to-date way to depict the life and times of this important person in Italian history. Still on on-going project, explanation boards in English to be added. Really enjoyed our visit.

Thank Reddragon3
Reviewed 17 October 2014

One of the most obvious reasons for travelling to Maddalena Islands is to visit Garibaldi's retreat . We happened to visit on the first Sunday of the month which unbeknown to us is always a free entry day. Unfortunately this meant almost an hour's wait...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 4 October 2014

At the top of the mountain, with a beautiful scenery. You will get discount if you buy combine ticket with the Garibaldi's museum as well.

Thank romimelis
Reviewed 21 September 2014

It would be daft to come all the way to Caprera and not visit the house of Garibaldi. Having said that, you'll get more out of the guided tour if you speak Italian as the guide gives only the briefest of versions in English. You...More

Thank steve w
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Just worth visiting the modest home of such a famous Italian soldier and politician. Easy to get to as the bus from Maddalena takes you direct.

Thank PerthOlive
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