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Donjon Gilles Aycelin

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Take the Climb & Come Down for a Beer in the Square!

Take the Climb up the tower (it has impressive views). Then Come Down for a Beer in the Square (or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike N
New York City, New York
Nice views but not a lot else

We climbed the stairs to the top of the tower (steps not as steep or narrow as some places we've... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Victoria J
London, United Kingdom
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Narbonne, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the Climb up the tower (it has impressive views). Then Come Down for a Beer in the Square (or better yet send the kids up while you are having that beer in the square!

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We climbed the stairs to the top of the tower (steps not as steep or narrow as some places we've visited so a fairly easy climb). Great 360 views from the top. There's​ hardly any information around though. As we were only in Narbonne for...More

Thank Victoria J
Reviewed 17 February 2017

No, this is not a dungeon! It is a tower with wonderful views from the top - if you are prepared to climb the 167 step spiral staircase to the top! I didn't attempt it but my husband did it and judging from the photos...More

Thank GirdleTheEarth
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I paid 4 Euros for me and my 6 year old. We climbed up and enjoyed some spectacular views across the city. Not for the faint hearted........

Thank MDowning1973
Reviewed 27 October 2015

There is also a small museum. .fee.. with roman remains. Nice views from the top on a clear day. Recommended MeuterMedia

Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed 8 October 2015

There are 64 fairly narrow steep steps to the top but a couple of rooms to explore on the way up so for those that need a little rest between floors, its quite easy. Good views of Narbonne from the top. There's not actually much...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The Donjon is part of the multi-visit Narbonne Museum Pass, which is well worth buying. Not sure it would be worth going up if you had to pay just for that visit. Great view from the top, and a wonderful place to get great photos...More

Thank janecoad
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We, a couple with a young adult daughter, took the train to Narbonne from Carcassonne on the spur of a moment and did not regret that decision. Narbonne is a wonderful provincial city, rich of medieval and Roman vestiges. We bought ourselves three city passes...More

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 1 September 2015

A lot of steps to climb, but the view from the top is worth it. As part of the 7 museum ticket it is value, but possibly not if buying a ticket just for this attraction.

1  Thank Nick E
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This is the tower just of the main square - itself a great location - and it's worth the walk up the steps to the top for the great views of the cathedral and town.

Thank Ledbury01
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