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Very nice.

Visited the place by accident. Was going from Florenville to Verdun and saw the towers of the... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Jose P
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Vancouver, Canada
A citadel off the beaten track

If you arrive by car, you can drive directly into the citadel through a narrow road and tunnel... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2017
886radekm
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Jun 4, 2018
“Very nice.”
Jul 4, 2017
“A citadel off the beaten track”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2, Rue de l'Hotel de Ville, 55600 Montmedy, France
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Visited the place by accident. Was going from Florenville to Verdun and saw the towers of the Cathedral and decided to go checked it out. The place is very nice, with medieval gates, a huge Cathedral and a few houses. Some of the places are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jose P
Reviewed July 4, 2017

If you arrive by car, you can drive directly into the citadel through a narrow road and tunnel. Access to the ramparts ( a 40 minute self-guided walk) is paid. The path is accessible with prams, with a few benches along the way. People actually...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

I visited this place first time nearly 50 years ago. It was totally overgrown and falling to bits. An international work camp in 1969 took care of that. Most of the trees were felled and the walls cleared of ivy. The goal: to attracts tourists....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful albeit a bit rundown and in need of desperate refurbishment. The ramparts are impressive

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Corry1960
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

...starting by the negative side of the citadelle, unfortunately just one the main entry, too many houses aren't renovated and too much damaged...but for the rest this real a phantasic place to have a walk and let the kids run around...real nice and ancient houses,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Om_Anas_1975
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Commanding a foreboding prescience on the Montmedy skyline this citadel is well worth a visit. Ok, it's a little tired inside, but what an unexpected surprise to walk within the fortifications. I wasn't really interested in either the museum or ramparts. I'm very pleased we...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Mootman
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Sitting high overlooking the town of Montmedy, this is a most impressive defence work over centuries. Under 5 Euros gets the visitor in to an interesting museum but most of all to walk the walls and witness this great structure and imagine its dominance of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Peter and Naomi B
Reviewed September 15, 2015

You need a day here, there is so much to explore, overground, views, underground. Suitable for any age. I would definitely return to this place stay all day and take a picnic.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank vsdallow
Reviewed May 14, 2015

We discovered this site almost by accident, while driving from the beautiful village Avioth to Torgny. This fortified little village is fully under (re)construction but promises to become a nice spot to spend an hour or so. You can make a little walk around the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Vijk01
Reviewed March 3, 2015

I'm not sure which Citadelle other reviewers here have been to but I've just spent a lovely day with husband and two collies exploring Montmédy Citadelle. No, it's not tidy, no it's not "well kept" - but it doesn't need to be. If it was...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Roz D
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