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Pey-Berland Tower

Place Pey-Berland, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 81 26 25
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Great views of Bordeaux

If you are healthy and can climb, the views at the top of the tower are worth the effort. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wigan1992
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Wigan
Great views over Bordeaux!

This was well worth the few Euros it cost to climb up the small spiral staircase and take in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hazel R
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Aarhus, Denmark
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Situated to the south-east of the chevet of the Cathedral of Saint-André at Bordeaux, the tower of Pey-Berland serves as its bell tower, built in the 15th century in the Gothic style. Its isolation was due to the wish to provide the Cathedral with magnificent bells which would not threaten the structure with their vibrations. Designated world heritage site by UNESCO. Open: > June to September: from 10 a.m. to 1.15 p.m.and from 2 p.m. to 6 p. m. > October to May: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Last admission 30 minutes before closing time. Closed: > Mondays from October to May. > 1st January, 1st May and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 6 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 5 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups (20 € pour school groups)
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Place Pey-Berland, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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+33 5 56 81 26 25
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are healthy and can climb, the views at the top of the tower are worth the effort. The stairs are steep and some older people might struggle with them.

Thank wigan1992
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was well worth the few Euros it cost to climb up the small spiral staircase and take in the views across the city.

Thank Hazel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

233 steps up a narrow and steep spiral staircase was surprisingly easy and the view from the two stages at the top was spectacular. The 6€ admission price was definitely worth it.

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is important to know that there is only one very tiddy stair. It is very tiring going up, but the view is nice!

Thank Aurelie F
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The stairs are very narrow and twisty and two skinny people would have trouble getting past each other. I'm not skinny and it's an uncomfortable climb and at the top, the doorway is built for medieval size people. If you're fat or overweight or broad,...More

Thank Maxd11
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The best view of Bordeaux, definitely a must see when in Bordeaux, right before or after visiting the Cathedral. Very friendly staff to help waiting in line.

Thank Guillaume L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Well worth a visit but beware, only 19 people allowed up at a time so go early to avoid a longish wait. 233 tiring stone spiral steps were narrow but good exercise!

Thank John L
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

They only allow 19 people at a time so waiting in line is unavoidable. It is 6 euros per person and they accept credit cards as of July 15, 2017. It's definitely worth it to see panoramic views of Bordeaux that you can't get elsewhere....More

Thank Cat N
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Climbed the tower today - be warned it is tight if you are meeting people the other way. 233 steps 40 metres high, but the view is fantastic and don't worry it's very safe up there you hate netted in! You can see for miles...More

Thank BeanyExplorer
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is tight, twisty and tiring, folk passing up and down. They do limit numbers but not for the chunkier visitor perhaps. View from the top is worth it

Thank TheMacphersons
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