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Escalier Monumental, Auch

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Climb the 370 steps of Escalier Monumental, and enjoy the surrounding gardens and terraces. The 35 m high (115 ft) staircase was built in 1863 with local limestone. In the center stands a statue of Charles de Batz, better known as the Comte d'Artagnan--captain of the King's Musketeers that Alexandre Dumas made famous in his tale, "The 3 Musketeers." As you climb, you can rest at the three main platforms along the way, and take pictures in the landscaped gardens. Using our world travel planner, Auch attractions like Escalier Monumental can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The famous statue of d'Artagnan throne in the middle of 400 feet of vine planted this month of April 2017. A site classified, listed in the inventory of historic monuments, consisting of 374 steps connecting the upper town to the lower town. . A building to combine sporting feat and discovery tourism.
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  • The view of the river Gers and Tower of Armagnac is very nice and although it is tired to climb the whole ladder, half awaits the statue of d'Artagnan. It is worth
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  • staircase has visit and a up or down if we s feels able to see at least once
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