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The top of Dunkirk!

In the center of town is a bell tower called Le Beffroi de Saint-Eloi situated right across the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rich G
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Acton, Massachusetts
Super views of Dunkirk

We went up this tower whilst in Dunkirk to get a birds eye view of the city. Well worth the few... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
treva55
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Rue de l'Amiral Ronarch, 59140, Dunkirk, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the center of town is a bell tower called Le Beffroi de Saint-Eloi situated right across the street of the the old church with the same name. To enter this place, go into the information booth / shop just beneath it and ask the...More

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went up this tower whilst in Dunkirk to get a birds eye view of the city. Well worth the few euros to see this.

Thank treva55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cost around E30 to go up to the top for a family of 4 via lift and then very narrow stairs. The view is awesome.

Thank Goobs1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited while in france in june, and although we didn't get to hear the bells chime its amazing to climb the little wooden stairs and actually see all of the bells, its like something out of a film! The view from the top is...More

1  Thank lisa c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was very reasonably priced and with the lift taking you most of the way, there are just 64 steps left to climb. The staircase is narrow but even our toddler managed to climb up. The views are so worth it as you can see...More

Thank JIHR
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

A nice tower in the centre of town. Downstairs serves as the tourist information centre. Don’t miss out on the trip to the top. The lift is helpful but the last 60 steps are narrow and tight. However worth the effort as the views from...More

1  Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 31 July 2018

There is an elevator which can lift you up to the bells. Then, you have to take some stairs to reach the top. The panorama of Dunkirk is magnificent! I also had an opportunity to hear the bells ringing then I was walking down by...More

Thank Jandramik
Reviewed 23 July 2018

It's unbelievable that the Belfry survived WWII. Unfortunately, it was closed when we arrived & we were only able to take photos of the outside.

Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

.. The view is great once you reach the top but to do so you need to take a lift then some stairs (60 steps). The lift takes a few minutes & you step out right by the bells. Then you need to tackle the...More

Thank MHHed
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is my second time back here, first in 2015, now in 2018. You can take the elevator a ways up then climb the stairs to the bells. Best to do on a Saturday as that is the only day the bells ring. Really cool...More

Thank elindoo
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