At the assault of the Citadel !
From more than 300 years, Mont-Louis is a place hosting the Army. Behind the secret of its ramparts, the Citadel contains a unique architectural element: the Forçats well and its immense wheel.
In the military zone, in a restricted area, discover the architecture, the life of the soldiers past and present, the strategy of defense. This visit (actually only in french) will reveal you historical secrets of the place and its construction, ... Took a ride in the period of the king Louis XIV of France !
In the attack !
Special Summer : a new original tour
From July 9th to August 20th • Every Sunday • visit of 14:00 to 15:45
An original way of discovering the architecture of the citadel. Take the place of the attacker... This guided tour (in french) strolls in the military ditches.
The outside route of 3 km is reserved to the valid people. Good shoes and adapted clothes recommended.
Tickets have to be picked 20 minutes before the visit at the Tourism information center.
The guide will wait for you at the entrance of the Citadel.
Visits (1h) - in french
At the assault of the Citadel
April to June and September
monday to saturday
11.30 and 14
|July and August||
17 on monday and thursday
October to March
except winter holidays
monday to friday
11.30 and 14
(closed during Christmas holiday)
|Price 2017 per person|
|Young from 11 to 18 years old||2,50 €|
|Child from 7 to 10 years old||2,00 €|
|Child less than 7 years old||free|
|Reduce price *||5,00 €|
minimum 20 paying
maximum 50 persons
|Young Middle school or High school level||2,50 €|
|Child Maternal or Primary level||2,00 €|
|Guided tour in english||+ 1,00 € / person|
|* : Pass Patrimoine / Carte du Guide Pyrénées Cerdagne Capcir / Hébergeurs partenaires|