Le Fort Nieulay, Calais

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  • 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 »
  • 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.
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  • 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
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  • 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.
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  • Nice to stretch your legs and walk the dogs 👍
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  • Very well there is Auchan between the Fort Nieulay and Chin
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