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 Montreuil sur Mer Citadel

The old Citadel at Montreuil sur Mer

Montreuil sur Mer Citadel



Places to visit in Montreuil sur Mer the Citadel.The site is open from Feb to the end of September.The Citadel was built in the 16th century. On the site of an earlier castle.

Montreuil sur Mer Citadel If you are in the area it is well worth visiting. You can park right outside just turn off the main street opposite the Hotel de France.

The photo shows the entrance go through to the small gift shop. The price to go round the site including the ramparts was 6 euros which is excellent value.The view from the ramparts is worth the entrance fee alone. You can see the lighthouse at Le Touquet, the forest of Hesdin and the old Carthusian monastery.

The Gate main entrance

the citadel gate picture


When you see the height of the walls it is hard to imaging anyone getting over. If you did you the had a ditch and another 25 foot wall.

Below are the main gate and the walls

The citadel  picture

The citadel walls picture

The arrow slits in the turret

 the  gate house picture

 the citadel arrow slits picture


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Near the Citadel is the Chateau de Montreuil

Hotel Cheteau de Montreuil

Charming Country Inn occupying an airy, 3-story white-washed manor house with multiple-paned windows trimmed with green shutters.

This beautiful manor house, secluded behind elegant ramparts, offer comfortable rooms opening out onto exquisite landscape gardens

You will be enchanted by the cuisine, a delicious concoction of light sauces made with fresh local ingredients and garden vegetables and herbs

Chateau de Montreuil sur Mer


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