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Fortress of Mont-Louis

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A fortress In the Pyrenees.

Went there with the little Yellow train from Villefranche de Conflent. This trip through the... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Give, Denmark
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Small Fortress and quaint French Village

The fortress is over three centuries old and is a UNESCO world heritage designated site. Given its... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
10 Sep 2018
“A fortress In the Pyrenees.”
29 Sep 2018
“Good Place for History”
Fortification Vauban inscribed on the World Heritage List
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6 boulevard Vauban | Tourist Office, 66210 Mont-Louis, France
+33 4 68 04 21 97
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Whilst traveling back to Andorra we came across this Citadel it seemed in the middle of nowhere but we thoroughly enjoyed the time out, I think a great place to visit. More time needed

Thank terrypj
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Went there with the little Yellow train from Villefranche de Conflent. This trip through the mountains is absolutely worth the price of about 20 Euros. TheCitadelle is astonishing. The little village too, but a bit off season the restaurants are poor !!—- If you must...More

Thank kurtlundsfryd25
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The fortress is over three centuries old and is a UNESCO world heritage designated site. Given its age, it is in a reasonable state of preservation. The walls, bastions, ditches and the citadel are all in a fine state. The fortress was built in the...More

1  Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 21 July 2017

A visit worth it! a very interesting town, full of landscapes and history, for sure, I recommend a visit....

Thank Joan F
Reviewed 25 March 2017

It isn't often I can't find something interesting or positive to say when visiting a fortress or medieval village... this, unfortunately, is one of those times. The threat of avalanches on a day trip from Barcelona to Andorra rerouted us from the normal stop at...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The visit is worth the trip even though the site is poorly managed and cared for. Outstanding sightseeing at all times of the year!

Thank Gonzmon73
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It's a medieval fortress with its village around it. Although it's not permited to go inside the fortress, the surrounding are very nice and worth a visit.

Thank Andre F
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We took the petit train jaune from Villefranche de Conflent to Mont Louis. The town itself is small and has a sprinkling of cafes and a few shops . It's great place to spend a few hours. A very pretty village If you want to...More

1  Thank ch0dan40600
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Perhaps we were spoiled by previously visiting Villefranche de Conflent, but my feelings re Mont-Louis were of huge disappointment. Although the fortress walls are impressive, the village within has a shabby, run down feel to it.

1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Nice trip to know a medieval village, very small one including an old fortress, but very picturesque, the mountain views are stunning

Thank AndreRezende
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