Built by Vauban in 1681 and fortified by Napoleon III, the Libéria fortress dominates the city with its ramparts, counterscarp galleries, bastions, chapel, archaeology and caving museum and a 734 steps underground staircase.



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Founded: 1681
Category: Castles and fortifications in France


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Hevey Creations (34 days ago)
Awesome site to visit, the fort is a bit smaller than it looks in the brochure though.
Naxus Ar (6 months ago)
Private property? Seriously? 11€ to go inside.
Olivier Ausems (12 months ago)
Amazing fort built at the top of a cliff surrounding three valleys. We parked at the train station, walked to the fort first, visited it and then took the awesome underground stairs with 734 steps which arrived in the beautiful century old town... The kids were able to take this climb and descended without issues.
Saskia Mehring (3 years ago)
Nice history, hot but interesting walk up.
Grahame Tiplady (4 years ago)
Amazing experience. Best to climb up around external path, then go down through the tunnels. You need to be fit but you can go up and down by their transport.
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