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 Montreuil sur Mer Citadel

The entrance to the old Citadel walls at Montreuil sur Mer

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Montreuil sur Mer Citadel



Places to visit in Montreuil sur Mer the Citadel.The site is open from Feb to the end of September.

One of the most attractive sites for tourists is the Citadel of Montreuil sur Mer which dates back to the 12th century. The citadel offers a great view of the town and the countryside, and visitors can explore the old ramparts and learn about the town's history. The Citadel is open to the public you can walk round yourself or take a guided tour.

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 10 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 and gift shop

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.

the citadel gate picture


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

the citadel  picture

The town of Montreuil sur Mer also offers a variety of activities for tourists. The beaches of Berck-sur-Mer are just a few kilometres away and offer a great day out with plenty of activities such as swimming, sailing, or simply enjoying the sun.

Montreuil-sur-Mer also has a lively market square which is also home to many local shops and restaurants.

The town also has several museums, including the Museum of the Great War, which showcases the history of World War I in Montreuil-sur-Mer. There is also the Montreuil-sur-Mer History Museum, which explores the town's past and its development over the centuries.

The town is also known for its festivals, including a music festival that takes place every year in July and the Montreuil-sur-Mer Arts Festival in August. Both festivals offer a variety of entertainment, from live music and theatre to dance performances and art displays. No matter what activities you choose, a visit to Montreuil sur Mer is sure to be a memorable experience


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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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