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Belfort Citadel & The Lion of Belfort

Belfort Citadel, 90000 Belfort, France
03 84 54 27 73
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spectacular views of the city

Belfort is not very touristy but it is a lovely French city with a great presence and some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard P
Workington, United Kingdom

By night or during the day, this place is impressive and allows a great view over the city of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Belfort Citadel, 90000 Belfort, France
03 84 54 27 73
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Belfort is not very touristy but it is a lovely French city with a great presence and some impressive civic buildings - well worth a visit; the citadel commands the whole city - and if you are interested in Vauban and fortifications, or in the...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

By night or during the day, this place is impressive and allows a great view over the city of Belfort

Thank capsicum0620
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The first thing you notice is the size of this citadel. It was designed too be difficult to enter and it still takes energy to get all the way round. The design is illuminating with lots of different strategies for confusing attackers. The static displays...More

Thank brianinfrance
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

It was a shame that weather was so bad. It poured and rained the whole day. We couldn't even go for a walk. But it seems quite impressive. Better luck next time I suppose.

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Ok to have seen, but might as well admire it from down below while sipping coffee. The lion can be difficult to get good pictures of, it needs a specific angle and light to come to life in your pictures.

Thank fegu
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

You pay 1 eu. To be right under the Lion. It is not a tourist destination for most, so this place is very quite. You could see a vista of old town of Belfort.

Thank claudiajchun
Reviewed 27 April 2017

As impressive as this cliff sculpture is, as scenic are the views over the city, we happened on it several days after viewing the Lion of Lucerne. If you have a choice, see the latter. If your in Belfort, not only is this not to...More

Thank 277mjw
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The Lion of Belfort is the main tourist attraction in the town. 20min walk the Gare SNCF train station. You need to climb up the hill to have a good view of the lion and the town. If you driving to the destination, parking area...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Belfort Citadel commands a good portion of the old part of Belfort. We were there a bit off season and were unable to enjoy the subterranean areas of the historic fortress. But the sun was out and the skies were blue, and that was...More

Thank DroitShadow
Reviewed 4 November 2016

One of the most interesting visits I have had in France and all for free except a few euros to get really close up to the lion well worth it. Views from the top of the fort are amazing walk is stiff but you can...More

Thank MistyCat_8
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