Citadelle Walking Tour
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Citadelle Walking Tour information
The only way to see the inside of the Citadelle, usually a closed military zone, is to take a one-hour tour (in French); sign up at the tourist office up to seven days ahead and bring a passport or national ID card. Tours begin at the Citadelle's main entrance, the Porte Royale.