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Clocher Observatoire

Place de l'Eglise, 17410 Saint Martin de Re, Ile de Re, France
+33 9 97 61 51 44
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Great views, worth the climb

2 euros to climb the tower and you can return for 1 euro if you want to. Great view from the... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
123Madge
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Worth the climb

Worth the climb up to the top. Great view of town. Church is lovely. Look at the clock mechanics... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
saeb38
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Greystones, Ireland
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Place de l'Eglise, 17410 Saint Martin de Re, Ile de Re, France
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

2 euros to climb the tower and you can return for 1 euro if you want to. Great view from the top.Worth the climb. Be warned, if you are by the bell when it chimes it is very loud!!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Worth the climb up to the top. Great view of town. Church is lovely. Look at the clock mechanics. With the entry fee. Stairs are very narrow and watch your head if you are tall.

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Just what it says on the door - great views over Saint Martin de Re and the port. Charming church and clock tower

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We got some great pictures whilst taking in the amazing view from the clock tower. One warning, avoid being in the bell tower when the bells are sounding - its deafening!!

1  Thank Kirsty L
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

. . . if you're heavy, not particularly agile etc. As church towers go, this was one of the more demanding staircases, but great to get an overview of the island.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Climbing the ancient stairs of the church is an experience in itself. Once you get to the top you are treated to incredible views of the port & of the whole island. Best around sunset as you can also see the lights from all the...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience, so lovely to see the whole of saint martin from up high. You have to go at sunset to get the full experience, it'a truly beautiful. A bit difficult for a 4 year old to climb up all those stairs but it's doable...More

Thank Johanna H
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Well worth the narrow steps and ringing bells (we went up at 11am so heard them very close up). View is lovely and gives a good perspective of the layout of the town and the fortifications.

Thank bunionsEssex
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Great view after climbing the narrow stairway past the bells in the bell tower. Panoramic view of the entire city and the water.

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

You get a sense of history from the top of the church tower- from the work of vauban and his star shaped defensive bastions to a time when the musketeers were very much part of the history of the area. The stairs are stone to...More

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Tipple-Smith1990
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It's 2 Euros each - well worth it
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