We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
good place to overlook the surrounding area

The pathway around the ramparts are a handy route to get about town for both tourists and locals... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
hildenley
,
Berkshire, United Kingdom
A NICE WALK

The ramparts are old fortifications that have been re-purposed as a city park and walking path... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
SoCalOregonian
,
Murrieta, California
Read all 46 reviews
35
All photos (35)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good47%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nice walk”(2 reviews)
“destruction”(2 reviews)
“bombing”(2 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
20°
11°
Jul
21°
11°
Aug
18°
10°
Sep
Contact
Place General de Gaulle, 50000 Saint-Lo, France
Website
Reviews (46)
Filter reviews
10 results
Traveller rating
5
5
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
5
5
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsnice walkdestructionbombingrebuiltrampartssurvivedtownwallshistory
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent views over the lower parts of the town of St Lo and in interesting walk. We just strolled gently and it took us over an hour to go round and back to our car

Thank talval
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The pathway around the ramparts are a handy route to get about town for both tourists and locals enjoying city views on the way

Thank hildenley
Reviewed 17 April 2018

The ramparts are old fortifications that have been re-purposed as a city park and walking path. Located within the ramparts are the promenade that takes you to Notre Dame. In addition, there is a large park area for the children to play. It is a...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 12 September 2017

It is nice to walk along the ramparts taking it all in. Very fortunately that they survived the bombings of WW2. Definitely worth a look during a visit to St Lo.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 12 July 2017

To walk around the ramparts that used to protect the original town is a silent walk through history. It survived the very heavy bombardment in the days after D Day when 90% of the town was flattened by the allies. Who thought that the enemy...More

1  Thank Susan T
Reviewed 4 July 2017

title says it all, though nice views over the french country side around the town, intresting shops in side and good open air market on a wed.

1  Thank SouthendonseaChris
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Walking around the Ramparts really is essential if you want to get a feel for how the town has been rebuilt and redeveloped since WW2. It is hard to escape the fact that the Ramparts come from another time when looking down at the buildings...More

1  Thank unclebobjim
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The best place park and it's often the quietest is down by the river where the tourist office is situated. From there you can easily walk up to the Ramparts, passing the Citadel,and the very well kept gardens, follow the ramparts into the square of...More

3  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 10 October 2016

As we walked around the old town walls we reflected back 70+ years and the remarkable transformation from the destruction that occurred as the allies fought to free the town from occupation, to todays modern townscape. Look around large swathes of the town is (relatively)...More

1  Thank Roger B
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We always have a walk along the Ramparts when we visit Saint Lo, nothing special except it is always a nice walk. It is kept in good condition, grass neatly cut and very peaceful.

Thank David C
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Promenade Des Remparts De Saint Lo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines