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Citadel of Blaye

The fortress of Blaye was built by Vauban in the 17th Century. King of France Louis XIV wanted to protect the city of Bordeaux from a possible attack. Therefore, Vauban decided to improve the medieval fortifications and in order to completely close the estuary, he also built Fort Pâté on an island facing the Citadel of Blaye and Fort Médoc on the opposite bank. These three forts and the Vauban's system of defence are listed as World Heritage by the UNESCO.

The citadel is always a good idea, to walk along the streets and meet the artists, walk around the shops and take a break in a restaurant. Do not hesitate to follow one of our guides to really understand the history of the Citadel and enter into the underground.

Morning tour in the scenic train of Blaye
Blaye

Morning tour in the scenic train of Blaye

Téléphone : +33 5 57 42 80 37

Morning tour in the scenic train of Blaye
Blaye

Morning tour in the scenic train of Blaye

Téléphone : +33 5 57 42 12 09

Escape game : Les cachots de la citadelle de Blaye
Blaye
Open all year

Escape game : Les cachots de la citadelle de Blaye

Open year round, by reservation only.

Téléphone : +33 5 57 43 72 10

Tarifs : From €20
Balade dans la citadelle de Blaye en bikeboard
Blaye

Balade dans la citadelle de Blaye en bikeboard

Téléphone : +33 5 57 42 12 09

International jumping of Blaye
Blaye
From the 13 July 2022

International jumping of Blaye

From the 12th to the 16th of July

Téléphone : +33 5 57 42 12 09

Tarifs : Free of charge

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