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“military base” (10 reviews)
“nice walk” (12 reviews)
Champ de Mars, 59800, Lille, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Citadel is huge and in the centre of a park where one can walk or run around (this is very popular with runners!) At the edge of the park is the zoo.

Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Citadel is a lovely, central park with walking and cycling trails throughout. It's a haven for joggers as well, and as you walk around the Citadel, you can see glimpses of the historic structure. I would happily take a walking tour to learn more.

Thank Buttners
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shame you can't go inside, and it was fairly confusing to navigate the grounds to even find the path that surrounds the structure. **When you get to the park entrance head left through the children's play area and towards the zoo. At the zoo entrance...More

Thank Philippaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

FYI - you can't go inside the citadel as it is an active army base. However, it is very beautiful to walk around it and the park is a really nice place to go on a sunny day.

Thank lilyindia
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Lovely walk around the old ramparts- huge project of refurbishment planned to restore the star shape including the moat. Paths regularly used by joggers. As previous people have mentioned there is NO access inside as it is a working base by the RRF (a bit...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Shame you cannot go inside, as it's still in use, but the outer grounds are worth a look if you're happy to walk around it and take a break from the city and cobbled streets. A nice bit of nature. You cant really tell the...More

Thank Ldn1987
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Citadel and had a beautiful walk around the outer grounds. We couldn't enter as it's a working military base and we hadn't booked in advance. The grounds feature a beautiful moat with lots of trees and wildlife. definitely worth a visit for...More

Thank Paulthedogman
Reviewed June 24, 2017

it's nice to walk or ran in the morning. at this moment it's a working place at the front, it'a pity!

Thank wijnartistJacques
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Actually it is a military base, so you have to book ahead. However tours can be arranged, just not easily. There is a nice park around the outside though.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Make time to walk across to the Citadel, amid the green park, alongside the zoo. Lots of work and updating going on but you can still have a leisurely walk around the outside of the citadel and stop for a picnic or pancakes and icecream,...More

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