Le Fort Nieulay Reviews
We visited out-of-season and could not gain access. They were not advertising any current opening hours. There are a couple of places where you can peer inside but the main thing was a nice walk aroun... more »
Buiten de stad Calais ligt le Fort Nieulay dat stamt uit de tijd van Louis XIV. De bekende ingenieur Vauban is verantwoordelijk voor de bouw met stenen van een gesloopt middeleeuws kasteel. Met zijn m... more »Outside the town of Calais is le Fort Nieulay that dates from the time of Louis XIV. The well-known engineer Vauban is responsible for building with blocks of a demolished medieval castle. With its meters thick walls and three locks was thereby gave an important part in the defence of Calais. Temporarily, until in 1636, did the service as a residence for Spanish nobles. As citadel it played a large role in the warfare and during the German invasion in May 1940 there is a fierce battle. Later it is disrepair, but meanwhile, the citadel further restored.
vauban est passé par là pour fortifier l'accés le plus proche vers l'angleterre ce monument est impréssionnant et l'on peut s'imprégnier facielement de ce qu'il a pu étre à son heure de gloire more »Vauban's been there to fortify the closest access to England this monument is impressive and can be to plan with easy of what he could be at his hour of glory
Nice place to visit
Unfortunately during winter closed and green space around full of dirt and is used for dog toilet.
Little known but really nice site for a stroll. To make A guided tour (cheap) in the summer, you will not regret it.
Nice to stretch your legs and walk the dogs 👍
Very well there is Auchan between the Fort Nieulay and Chin
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