Activities

In France's tallest keep you will discover

summer 2020

The 1789 escape

Re-enactment show
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.

All year

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