In France's tallest keep you will discover
The 1789 escape
During the summer of 1789, a prisoner interned by lettre de cachet attempts to escape from the keep, but luckily, helped by the spectators, the guard is alerted as to what is going on.
From Sunday, 12 July to Thursday, 27 August (except Saturday and Friday)
At 11:30, 14:30, 16:00 and 17:00.
Abseil down the Tower
Just like Philippe Rivoire, descend the east wall of the Tower, supervised by a state-qualified instructor.
On Saturdays from 14:00 to 17:00. 11 July to Saturday, 29 August.
Introductory guided tour
At the foot of the monument, to find out everything about the Tower’s history and architecture.
Monday, 6 July to Friday, 28 August (except Sunday)
At 11:00, 14:00, 15:30, 16:30, and 17:30.
Guided tour of the tower
Floor after floor, the guide explains the function of the Tower’s main rooms, during its two main periods: Middle Ages and the prison tower.
Every week-end and during the holidays (except in July and in August):
At 11:00, 14:30 and 16:00