Vue du ciel de Navarrenx

Guided tour: The impregnable fortified town!

Heritage event, Visit, Cultural in Navarrenx
5 Full-fare
  • A fortified town since the 14th century, it was not until the reign of Henri II d'Albret, grandfather of King Henri IV, that the construction of its impressive fortifications began in 1538, based on the plans of an Italian engineer. 10 years in the making, 1.7 km long and 10 metres high, these ramparts are reputed to be impenetrable and revolutionary. Discover the stronghold of Béarn in the 16th century, with all its strategic locations: powder magazine, barracks, arsenal, mine...
    A fortified town since the 14th century, it was not until the reign of Henri II d'Albret, grandfather of King Henri IV, that the construction of its impressive fortifications began in 1538, based on the plans of an Italian engineer. 10 years in the making, 1.7 km long and 10 metres high, these ramparts are reputed to be impenetrable and revolutionary. Discover the stronghold of Béarn in the 16th century, with all its strategic locations: powder magazine, barracks, arsenal, mine countermeasures, military fountain... How about a little tour of the ramparts?
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Rates
  • Full-fare
    5 €
Schedules
Schedules
  • On August 27, 2024 at 2:30 PM
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