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The citadel was built on the fondations of an old royal castle built in the beginning of the 13th century facing the estuary of the river Canche. In 1567, the king of France Charles X decided to build a citadel according to the latest defensive...more
The ramparts at Montreuil make for a lovely stroll in the morning or evening but the Citadel is a surprising bonus if you get the times right. We visited when the local ornothologist group was observing the swallow migration, not really our thing but the...More
Spent a lovely couple of hours here. The lady at the desk was very helpful. Offered us a guided tour book to borrow or an audio (we borrowed the book) and walked around. Each point is well signed and links well with the book. The...More
You have to pay to visit this attraction, E5 or E3 if you are an OAP. There is a collection of medieval outfits for child visitors to wear during the visit which is a very good idea. But there was something lacking for adults, perhaps...More
Great place to visit. Very informative and lots to see. There is also bit for the kids to do as well. It’s mainly outside so wear appropriate clothing, I only had flip flops and was expecting nice weather- not heavy rain!
Immense construction, reasonably well preserved. From the highest point you have a magnificent view on the surrounding area Entry is paying, but you can get a free audio guide in different languages which is very helpful.
Considering its well nigh impossible to get an old printed street map of
the town this was guesswork.
Never did find the citadel WW1 entrance that Id wanted to see.
Besides it was a long walk and lunchhour.
Confusing since there are several not very...More
A walk around the Citadel is well recommend it’s well maintained and gives great views across the countryside. You can walk 360 degrees around the town, however there are some steep drops so make sure children and dogs are always under control