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Well worth a stroll around!

Nice ambience and gentle walk with good views. We completed the entire circuit which was an easy... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Crawley, United Kingdom
Very Interesting walk around the old Ramparts - FREE!

A great attraction. Walking around the old ramparts of the old fortified town of Boulogne. Good... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Kent, UK
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe we are spoilt but the "rempart" didn't blow us away. Well preserved and maintained but that is it. Inside the remparts Boulogne sur Mer isn't very interesting. If you want to see impressive city wzlls, go to Montreuil which is closeby.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Nice ambience and gentle walk with good views. We completed the entire circuit which was an easy walk but enjoyable.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

To be able to wander the full circuit of the city walls is not demanding-just a 30 minute stroll. But just think about what you are walking on, a Roman city-pretty unbelievable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GerryKent
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Very nice view over the city, the cathedral, and the surroundings. The promenade is evenly used by locals with their dogs and tourists takings pictures. There are several entrances to the promenade, so do not hesitate to wander in the old city and randomly find...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

A great attraction. Walking around the old ramparts of the old fortified town of Boulogne. Good views and all information notices are sympathetically translated into English, German and Dutch. You can spend a while just walking around, exploring the old cobbled streets below and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The old Boulogne still exists. Within its walls is still a lot of history. Walking the walls you realise how small thi city was. Within its walls a church, some palaces and other interesting buildings. Worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

The Old Town of Boulogne have these fine medieval city walls,encircling it.Just like in York you can walk across the walls and see the city from a whole,new perspective.The walls provide you with fantastic views and are well worth exploring on a dry day.You can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marco_Num1
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Although we have stayed in Boulogne many times this was the first time we have walked the remparts. It was a lovely morning and after breakfast just perfect to spend an hour walking. The steps up are a little steep and on some of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I had no idea about the history of Boulogne-sur-mer until walking around this delightful promenade. Great views, lovely trees to give shade (much needed in July 2018) and has a real sense of history. It is 1.8 kms, so not a difficult walk.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susiev952
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I can recommend this beautiful stroll on the historic battlements of Boulogne-sur-Mer. It is totally free and you'll enjoy some beautiful sights and views on the old city. Be warned though, they close the entrances in the evening, so make sure to check beforehand if...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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