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What you can see above ground is just the tip of the Iceberg!

This place is absolutely fascinating, an absolute treasure! Upon arriving at this Fort one could be... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Daniel P
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Rotterdam
A gem!

I'm currently living in St Quentin and as such am using my days off from work to visit places... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2014
Alice D
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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11 Jun 2018
“Massive fortification ruins”
9 Dec 2016
“Worth visiting if you're in the area”
About
Guise, an strategic town in the Valley of the Oise, has been a fortress at the heart of European events from the Xth to the XXth century. With its medieval keep, underground passageways, casemates and bastions, this castle introduces us to the story...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Allee Maurice Duton, 02120 Guise, France
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+33 3 23 61 11 76
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Various fortifications ruins that impress from the fact that you can imagine their former glory. The site is big but the ruins are a bit scattered/not well maintained, which although gives a feeling of old does leave a bit to imagination. Worth having a fast...More

Thank Vlad-Mihai
Reviewed 9 December 2016

An interesting visit if you're in the area, but I don't recommend making a special trip. I understand the ruins were saved from total destruction by local volunteers, which is highly commendable, but we could have done with a bit less information on this and...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This place is absolutely fascinating, an absolute treasure! Upon arriving at this Fort one could be forgiven for thinking that impressive as the restored ruins are, there doesn't appear to be much of them - but you'd be very wrong! There are hidden entrances to...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Very reasonable price with English speaking host who was very friendly. A lot of the area are currently being restored so does affect the ambience though lots of underground areas to visit and be prepared for steps and steep drive. A nice way to spend...More

Thank Jamphie1234
Reviewed 7 November 2014

I'm currently living in St Quentin and as such am using my days off from work to visit places around me. We stumbled across this on the Aisne tourism website and decided to see what it's about, and we're so glad we did! Slightly put...More

3  Thank Alice D
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We were staying in the area, had nothing planned on a rainy day, so decided to visit the Fort. So glad we did! We had a tour guide who spoke excellent English, she took us round and was extremely knowledgeable and held the children's attention...More

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