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Beautiful views of Cotignac

It costs only 2 Euros per adult to visit some of the old rooms in the cliff. The stairs are steep... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Anthony H
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Munich, Germany
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Short but enjoyable

It depends what is expected from this visit but it is an energetic way of gaining a terrific... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
JandrewStamford
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

It costs only 2 Euros per adult to visit some of the old rooms in the cliff. The stairs are steep but the views of Cotignac below are wonderful. The whole visit only takes 15 to 20 minutes but it is worth it. The kids...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

It depends what is expected from this visit but it is an energetic way of gaining a terrific panoramic view of Cotignac and its environs. By climbing up the steps on the left of the Hotel De Ville one passes some old olive mills placed...More

1  Thank JandrewStamford
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Once in this town climbing up through the caves is a must. The views over the town and surrounding areas are good. It takes less time than you would think to climb up. It is not expensive to buy a ticket to ascend. The route...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The town of Cotignac is a beautiful place to visit, within the town up a moderately steep walk is a wall of rocky escarpment and limestone caves. The caves cost 2 euro a person to enter. To enter you have to walk up a dodgy...More

1  Thank Moichev
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Interesting to visit, but you need to have a minimum physical condition to climb the hill. Very nice view to the city from the top

Thank TibiM3
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

No troglodyte ever lived here. It was used as a stronghold and refuge. The most interesting aspect was seeing tuf (type of rock) being formed!

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Very worth visiting with an enthusiastic guide (which was not the case during our visit). There are beautiful grounds just below the troglodytes. Access is not at all friendly for people with mobility difficulties but this is the nature of this significant piece of history....More

1  Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The rockwall that dominates the beautiful town center of Cotignac can be climbed to visit some houses and caves build in the wall . It's hard to imagine that this massive wall is all what is left over of an enourmous prehistoric waterfall . While...More

1  Thank greenpointstudisuite
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was truly fascinating and offered great views of Cotignac from above. Well worth the upwards trek just for the view!

1  Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Looked good but it was never open! Though we tried three times even after asking at the tourist office when it would be open

1  Thank bobyvonne2016
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