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Excellent when combined with the nearby Chapel

This may not be worth a visit all by itself given that one cannot go inside, but one cannot get... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
MaryPatC5
Excellent Interpretation of Historic Tower

The tower is only open during limited months of the year so we were lucky to catch it open. There... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
OscarBrian
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30 Aug 2018
“Excellent Interpretation of Historic Tower”
25 Jun 2018
“Closed until the tourist season”
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The tower is only open during limited months of the year so we were lucky to catch it open. There was a lot of information in printed form, some in English supplemented by an I-Pad in English. This was a bit clunky to operate but...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Someone in his/her wisdom decided that the tourist season starts in July so bad luck for anyone coming here out the the designated season, the fort is beautiful from the exterior, what a pity coming all this way and all one can see is the...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

This may not be worth a visit all by itself given that one cannot go inside, but one cannot get here without passing the Chapelle Notre-Dame and that is worth visiting. One also passes by some interesting derelict boat. The walk is walled from the...More

1  Thank MaryPatC5
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately the tower was covered in scaffolding and the area around it resembled a rubbish tip more than anything else. We came here because our guidebook said it was impressive - perhaps it will be when the building work is finished. It was not possible...More

Thank Bizzy6
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Interesting photogenic 17th century defense tower designed by Sebastian le Prestre de Vauban and located at the end of an isthmus connecting it to the shore of Camaret-sur-Mer. At the time of our visit, the tower was being renovated and it was not possible to...More

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