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Nice view

A very nice place to walk and have a quite time in the park with a lot of green. Generally people... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marian T
Lille, France
Great open space

The citadel is located in the middle of a big open space which is great for a walk around on a... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2019
London, United Kingdom
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All reviews nice walk open to the public military installation an active military base evening stroll restricted access beautiful trees sunny day gain entrance rent a bike by chance city centre worth a visit alban paths park fortifications
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The park around the citadel is very nice and picturesque in the summer sun. A good running route with some very small inclines but mainly level. Around 3km around the route.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice place to walk and have a quite time in the park with a lot of green. Generally people are running or just having a walk here. I did a lot of running myself in this park.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marian T
Reviewed April 3, 2019

The citadel is located in the middle of a big open space which is great for a walk around on a sunny day. It is also close to a children's playground and the small zoo. The citadel is spectacular and worth the walk to see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hs25_travels
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Was looking for a park to visit while in Lille and this appeared on the map. It looked really nice so I gave it a go. There were not many people and it was so nice and quiet, perfect for photos.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 917scorona
Reviewed March 7, 2019

The paths and byways all around the Citadel were just super for taking a long walk and being protected from traffic. Very nice parkland to see and enjoy at every turn.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bruceb961
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

Found this by chance what a fantastic area, quiet location. Well worth a visit, walk around the outside area and see the extensive work put in building this fortress

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ThePresident1067
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Discovered this Citadel when we were in the park. Really worth visiting and not too many people about during the day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LadyBeeTravel
Reviewed December 3, 2018

is a pentagonal citadel of the city wall of Lille, in France. There is so many places to sit and have a picnic and also so many different walks you can go on, only advice is I wouldnt walk late at night in here as...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Very pretty and a nice walk but beware with walking at night. During the day it’s lovely and plenty of people around. A nice bike track too and a great way to access the city from lambersart. Can take a short time or a long...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank bbluxetravel
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Quite impressive when you imagine it was built 400 years ago by Vauban the Minister of war of Louis XIV !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anthony D
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