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Great views of the town and the river Vire - good to explore what is left of the old parts of St Lo... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
mrsmmorgan999
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Saint-Lo, France
good place to overlook the surrounding area

The pathway around the ramparts are a handy route to get about town for both tourists and locals... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
hildenley
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Great views of the town and the river Vire - good to explore what is left of the old parts of St Lo prior to the WWII bombing.

Thank mrsmmorgan999
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Excellent views over the lower parts of the town of St Lo and in interesting walk. We just strolled gently and it took us over an hour to go round and back to our car

Thank talval
Reviewed April 26, 2018

The pathway around the ramparts are a handy route to get about town for both tourists and locals enjoying city views on the way

1  Thank hildenley
Reviewed April 16, 2018

The ramparts are old fortifications that have been re-purposed as a city park and walking path. Located within the ramparts are the promenade that takes you to Notre Dame. In addition, there is a large park area for the children to play. It is a...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

It is nice to walk along the ramparts taking it all in. Very fortunately that they survived the bombings of WW2. Definitely worth a look during a visit to St Lo.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed July 12, 2017

To walk around the ramparts that used to protect the original town is a silent walk through history. It survived the very heavy bombardment in the days after D Day when 90% of the town was flattened by the allies. Who thought that the enemy...More

2  Thank Susan T
Reviewed July 4, 2017

title says it all, though nice views over the french country side around the town, intresting shops in side and good open air market on a wed.

1  Thank SouthendonseaChris
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Walking around the Ramparts really is essential if you want to get a feel for how the town has been rebuilt and redeveloped since WW2. It is hard to escape the fact that the Ramparts come from another time when looking down at the buildings...More

1  Thank unclebobjim
Reviewed October 24, 2016

The best place park and it's often the quietest is down by the river where the tourist office is situated. From there you can easily walk up to the Ramparts, passing the Citadel,and the very well kept gardens, follow the ramparts into the square of...More

3  Thank Paul K
Reviewed October 10, 2016

As we walked around the old town walls we reflected back 70+ years and the remarkable transformation from the destruction that occurred as the allies fought to free the town from occupation, to todays modern townscape. Look around large swathes of the town is (relatively)...More

1  Thank Roger B
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