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The audio tour points out little details a bystander wouldn't notice and the overall experience, combined with the movie, definitely generates empathy and understanding. The story of the Citadel is fascinating so if you have an hour or more to spare, do visit!
We visited the Citadel on a sunny afternoon. We had hesitated a bit about going in because of all the walking. (We are older and have some mobility issues.) However, we are glad we did go in. We rented the headphones that are triggered as...More
The walls of the Citadel are massive rising above the center of town. We went on the guided tour (guided via headphones) which was available in French, English and German. In the various rooms there were short film sequences which made the War of 1870-71...More
This fortress from the 18th century saw active combat during the war of 1870-71 between France and Germany. The place was actually theatre of a dramatic siege, lasting even after the French capitulation, due to the strong will of the French commander of the fort....More
Long and powerful it is a huge gun platform and fortress controlling the surrounding countryside. Full of Franco-Prussian history and good views.
Entry includes headsets triggered at relevant locations. Go in to watch short intro first as this is only way to access descent into...More
The Citadel visit is a self-guided audio tour. You walk through the citadel and are guided through the story of the famous siege and wars with commentary and video. For adults this is great, however, do bear in mind that the experience is quite graphic...More