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Pey-Berland Tower

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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...more
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Place Pey-Berland, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Worth the climb to get an aerial view of Bordeaux. Get there early though as they only take 19 up at a time and it closes in the middle of the day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Q3931ZDmartinh
Reviewed 4 October 2018

233 steps up a spiral stone staircase, so wear decent shoes. Views are unbelievable of the whole city. Just be aware, it is windy up top. Also be careful as the stairway is narrow, with a rope bannister only on one side

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ricky B
Reviewed 30 September 2018

There is a charge to go up the Pey Berland Tower - 6 euros per person which affords you views of Bordeaux. Or, you can enjoy the great architecture of this building from the outside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 15 September 2018

If you are ok with stairs, then I'd highly recommend this, as the views of Bordeaux are worth the climb. There is no lift. Only a certain number of people are permitted up the tower at any one time, so you may have to wait...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Catman1789
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Really nice view from the top but climbing more then 200 steps in an almost claustrophobic staircase that has traffic going both up and down was definitely difficult. A number of people were really having problems. I was a bit worried both ways. Would recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 31 August 2018

clime to the top for the view - it the best n bordeax. typical small spiral staircase toe place to stop off. no lift!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is the climb you need to do if you want brilliant views of Bordeaux. At 233 steps or is within the abilities of most people. If you are claustrophic you might want to consider the fact that the circular stone stairs are quite narrow,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sal P
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Looked great from the ground but the queue to climb to the top barely moved in half an hour. Disappointed to have to give up as I was advised the views from the top were well worth the climb. Got some nice pictures though.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David N
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The Pey Berland tower is a belfry of the magnificent St. Andre Cathedral, built separately beside it, in order to spare the Cathedral of huge bells vibrations when ringing. We wanted to climb it for the views, but at 5.15 PM we were not admitted....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

240 steps later, we arrived at a magnificent view of the city. Really enjoyed this climb and would recommend.

Date of experience: July 2018
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