Top things to do in Philippeville

Tunnel in Philippeville


Between 1659 and 1815 Philippeville was an ultra-fortified enclave of France, completely encircled within the Holy Roman (and later Habsburg) Empire. At the eastern end of the main square, the tourist office organis…
Chapel in Philippeville

Chapelle des Remparts

The squat little Chapelle des Remparts is not immediately attractive, but it's remarkable for its super-thick walls, having been fashioned from the former gunpowder store of Philippeville's now demolished fortress-c…