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Like something out of Lord of the Rings

We approached Sisteron from the south west, dropping down into the town via the D53 which afforded... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NickBrum
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Southampton, United Kingdom
beautiful

the n most amazin rock if you are a climber you can do it the city is nice small streests and... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
segalit
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All reviews amazing views route napoleon the river well worth the stop worth the effort on foot couple of hours worth the climb pleasant surprise interesting history parking spot worth the price during wwii several languages information citadel town
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We approached Sisteron from the south west, dropping down into the town via the D53 which afforded us with a magical view of the Citadel, sitting imposingly above the town. As we planned to spend the entire day here we could not use the main...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

the n most amazin rock if you are a climber you can do it the city is nice small streests and the citadelle in beautiful great history

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank segalit
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We visited the Citadelle while we were in Sisteron and the walk to the top is worth the effort. The view from the top is quiet remarkable and the Fortress is very interesting to explore.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 564norm
Reviewed 27 September 2018

The citadel dominates the town and can be seen from far away. Entrance is only 6.50 euros and it takes 90 minutes on average to see everything.There is a route marked out so that you don't miss anything and there is information en route. Views...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Citadelle is a very impressive place with amazing views and well kept. Most of the signs and information was in French and a small paper only was given to you in English (or other languages) to give you a little background. Not busy on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marcied414
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The citadel is well worth a detour. Be sure to wear comfy sensible shoes because the cobblestones & old narrow stairways need your full attention. Be sure to allow yourself enough time to wander the entire site & enjoy the views from every vantage point....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nickie B
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Hadn't read any reviews about the Citadel before deciding to make a late afternoon trip up the road to Sisteron. Well what a pleasant surprise! The fortress is in excellent condition and is well worth a visit. The rampart wall is great. It's quite a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Val L
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Finally! Finally visited the citadel. And wow... it was worth the wait. If you are in Sisteron with a couple hours to spare: go up tonthe citadel. You will not regret it. History buffs will adore it for the really well documented and troubled history...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fluffy184
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I have stopped and spent the night at this friendly Hotel on two occasions this May 2018. Their food is outstanding as is their friendly service. Outstanding value for money in a beautiful setting with amazing views. Highly recommend

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Roy G
Reviewed 16 May 2018

It may not be the biggest and the most breathtaking fortress you have seen but do pay it a visit IF you're somewhere nearby. The fortress is well kept/is in perfect condition and it is mainly about proper using of the landscape for building the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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