La Citadelle de Sisteron, Sisteron

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To secure the road between the Alps and the Mediterranean, La Citadelle de Sisteron was strategically built on a rocky ridge 500 m (1,640 ft) above sea level between Dauphine and Durance. Examine the impressive construction--a collection of miscellaneous structures resulting from modernization and various embellishments. The upper wall, walkway, and clock tower date back to the 12th century. Make La Citadelle de Sisteron part of your personalized Sisteron itinerary using our Sisteron online route planner.
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  • This is an intact fort overlooking the river passing below and there must be some amazing history here, but we never got to find out because the place was closed until the 21st March. That’s a...  more »
  • A pleasant compact little town centre with a shopping area, more than a few bars, restaurants and coffee shops... however the big surprise is the truly stunning view which opens up to overlook the...  more »
  • Very impressive monument, a real maze of stairs and corridor, kids will love it. The view is breathtaking.
  • Sadly was closed during winter. Still great views from outside
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