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Clocher Observatoire

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Good value and great view

Worth the few euro to climb the stairs to the top and take in the view. Hold on to your hat or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Julian H
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Nice view, but not mind blowing

This is a lovely view, and for the price (about €2.50) is worth going up if you’re in the area... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
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Place de l'Eglise, 17410 Saint Martin de Re, Ile de Re, France
+33 9 97 61 51 44
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Reviewed 4 October 2014

Starting with an apology if I misdirect the visitor with regards to reference to the church and tower, which are pretty good incidentally, I am writing this review primarily recommending St Martin as a town which is fantastic and I want you to go there!...More

8  Thank Peter3152
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the few euro to climb the stairs to the top and take in the view. Hold on to your hat or glasses when passing the bell windows as the wind will whip them off your head! 😂 Stairs are steep and narrow, traffic lights...More

Thank Julian H
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely view, and for the price (about €2.50) is worth going up if you’re in the area, although I wouldn’t necessarily come out of your way too much to visit this. It gives nice views of the town and also sea. Lots...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Views from the top of st Martin de re are fantastic and well worth the climb on the rocketry wooded staircase. It is a steep climb but I followed children up and they managed no bother !!

Thank RRGWhite
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Quaint, narrow wooden staircase to the bell tower, with a wonderful view of the bells and of the surrounding city. Sunset was beautiful from here.

1  Thank Bebe38
Reviewed 25 September 2017

2 euros to climb the tower and you can return for 1 euro if you want to. Great view from the top.Worth the climb. Be warned, if you are by the bell when it chimes it is very loud!!

5  Thank 123Madge
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Worth the climb up to the top. Great view of town. Church is lovely. Look at the clock mechanics. With the entry fee. Stairs are very narrow and watch your head if you are tall.

1  Thank saeb38
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Just what it says on the door - great views over Saint Martin de Re and the port. Charming church and clock tower

Thank AlisonW734
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We got some great pictures whilst taking in the amazing view from the clock tower. One warning, avoid being in the bell tower when the bells are sounding - its deafening!!

1  Thank kirstyl406
Reviewed 2 September 2017

. . . if you're heavy, not particularly agile etc. As church towers go, this was one of the more demanding staircases, but great to get an overview of the island.

Thank Homeroom1
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Climbing the ancient stairs of the church is an experience in itself. Once you get to the top you are treated to incredible views of the port & of the whole island. Best around sunset as you can also see the lights from all the...More

Thank Owen H
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13 June 2017|
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Response from crazyfish |
It's 2 Euros each - well worth it