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All reviews military base nice walk open to the public military installation surrounding park evening stroll restricted access historic structure sunny day gain entrance tourist office city centre cobbled streets joggers fortifications alban moat
Very pretty and a nice walk but beware with walking at night. During the day it’s lovely and plenty of people around. A nice bike track too and a great way to access the city from lambersart. Can take a short time or a long...More
In Lille for one night and was looking for a running location. Easy access 1 km from city centre I am rating the park rather than the old fortifications which I did not venture into. The woodland park is tranquil and served by wide well...More
The fortifications were build by Vauban, and are considered some of the best and most beautiful in France. However, the site is still a major military centre, so one cannot enter the fortifications or the citadelle, other than on a few select days per year....More
Lovely grounds to walk around we arrived too late to gain entrance ( just before 4pm) the area also has a free children park that was good in size and a fun fair was close by but not sure if this was permanently placed, a...More
Definitely an enjoyable place to stroll along the paths and moats and marvel at the scale of construction. The entrance gate gives you an impression of the prestige of the Roi-soleil. Just have your eyes open for the bikes - they are a law unto...More
I didn't go in the base, which I believe has restricted access. I did have a walk around the general citadel park though and it's definitely worth a visit, particularly given the lack of green space in Lille.