FORT LIBERIA IN VILLEFRANCHE DE CONFLENT

Perched above the town, this Fort dominates the town and was built by Vauban circa 1680 and reinforced by Napoleon III between 1850 and 1856. Visit: the rampart walk, counterscarp gallery, Chapel, bastions, bread oven, prison, the Fort’s museum that is connected to Villefranche-de-Conflent’s medieval city by a staircase that has 799 steps. It can be accessed on foot via an archaeological trail (20 min walk). There is a walkway for the most courageous or by 4 x 4. The Fort Liberia also houses an exhibition by the Scottish artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Type : Castles and defenses sites

17 rue Saint Jacques
66500 VILLEFRANCHE-DE-CONFLENT

Tel. : +33 4 68 96 34 01
Tel. : +33 4 68 05 74 29
Fax : +33 4 68 05 21 78

Information

Group accommodation : yes

Animals allowed : yes

Languages spoken : FrenchGermanEnglishCatalan

Labels : Classé aux monuments historiquesPatrimoine mondial UNESCORéseau des sites majeurs Vauban

Rates

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Payment methods :
  • Credit card
  • Cheques and postal orders
  • Holiday vouchers
  • Cash
  • Administrative payment order
  • Money transfers
  • Visa

Opening periods

Dates : From 02/07/2020 until 31/08/2020
Opening times : De 09:00 à 20:00
Dates : From 01/09/2020 until 31/12/2020
Opening times : De 10:00 à 18:00

Equipment

  • Picnic area
  • Bar
  • Drinks dispenser
  • Water point
  • Restaurant
  • toilets
  • handicapped toilets

Services

  • Cameras allowed
  • Shop
  • Possibility of rest
  • Cloakroom

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