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Superb views, fascinating tower

This is a great place to visit - this castle/tower and been so well renovated and a lot of the... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2019
ChrisS390
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Eglinton, United Kingdom
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Nice climb!

Prepare for some stair climbing! But the view is worth it. Great to feel the historic atmosphere... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2019
BMF_NL
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Hengelo, The Netherlands
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The tower of CREST, listed in the register of historical monuments stands proudly at the gateway to the Vercors From the terasse of this, at (52 metres, the highest Donjon of France,a striking view unfolds across the Drome valley and surrounding...more
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This is a beautiful structure.y partner and I walked the many steps up beside and around it but could not get in as it was looked up with no notifications telling us when it would be open. It's still a great walk with a picnic zone up top and behind the main structure. Path
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This is a great place to visit - this castle/tower and been so well renovated and a lot of the doors and stairs date back hundreds of years. There is quite a bit of climbing of stairs to get to the very top terrace of the castle (I found it a bit nerve racking at times as I
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Prepare for some stair climbing! But the view is worth it. Great to feel the historic atmosphere! It can be tricky with little children <4 though.
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It’s a hell of a climb up cobbled slopes and stairs but there are handrails most of the way. The narrow passageways and arches are so atmospheric and the houses interesting. Unfortunately, we got to the top just as the tower itself was closing but the views are still stunning
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The tower/keep is well worth the walk up the quaint alleys and streets from Crest centre, you can pay to go inside or just walk up and take in the view from outside with a drink from the little shop. I went in to the keep and I think it was well worth the entry fee, it has a
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