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Citadelle de Blaye

Blaye, 33390, Blaye, France
+33 5 57 42 12 09
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More Than Expected

A bit of history, great views of the Gironde but also restaurants, shops and a hotel. It's a big... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
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We weren't going to visit the Citadel thinking it was just another ancient fortress but we were so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Blaye, 33390, Blaye, France
+33 5 57 42 12 09
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A bit of history, great views of the Gironde but also restaurants, shops and a hotel. It's a big area, plenty of space to stretch little legs.

Thank MartinNaylor
Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't going to visit the Citadel thinking it was just another ancient fortress but we were so wrong. It is located above the quaint town of Blaye and on the estuary. The views are stunning. Once past the outer wall you discover a little...More

Thank Mrst1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place, well kept and well worth the visit. Inside there is a couple of shops and authentic French restaurants serving authentic French foods, staff good at explaining menu if your French is not hot. Quaint Antique shop however it is expensive, Tourist prices. There...More

Thank jan191062
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A worthwhile visit to see. Plenty of activity around with shops and so much green space. Situated along side the river

Thank Mars1964
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The citadel le perched above the town of Blaye on the Gironde estuary north of Bordeaux. It's really and impressive structure and very large. You can see why it's a UNESCO world heritage site. It doesn't take long to walk around but the views are...More

Thank Catharine1972
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous medieval fortress! Go to the hotel terrace for fabulous views of the Gironde! Worth watching the sunset from here!

Thank ajr1961
Reviewed 12 August 2017

What a stunning attraction, it's an absolutely fabulous place. As we approached through the gated citadel it gave us a real feel of what it must have been like as a fortress many years ago. It is so well looked after, picture perfect in every...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A step back in time by many centuries Great walks and views from the citadel with a range of shops and craft workshops to visit and engage in. Truly different and on a scale that has to be seen to be believed.

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely morning walking round. Some absolutely beautiful views from here and loved the history behind it all. It was really interesting and would definitely recommend.

Thank babygirl88
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Lovely old fortress on the river banks offering great views of the river and opposite shore. The fortress itself has within it a number of nice little shops with interesting handmade crafts, vintage clothing, antiques, etc., as well as a hotel and restaurant. Well worth...More

Thank dc_babs
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7 February 2017|
Response from Gyrfalcn | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's a short walk of about 1/3 mile.