Villefranche-de-Conflent Fortress

Villefranche-de-Conflent, France

Built by Vauban in 1681 and fortified by Napoleon III, the fortress dominates the city of Villefranche-de-Conflent with its ramparts, counterscarp galleries, bastions, chapel, archaeology and caving museum and a 734 steps underground staircase. The ramparts - major site built by Vauban- are registered on the list of the Unesco World Heritage.

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Founded: 1681
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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Timothy Lacroix (4 years ago)
You can take +700 steps from the village to the fort! Best cardio of the day
Pau GM (4 years ago)
Great castel! one of my favorite things to do at Villefranche-de-Conflent
Robert Bako (4 years ago)
Very nice place!
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