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Great views - a must!

The views from the top are well worth the effort. It’s a surprisingly short, yet steep climb... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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Lovely views uneven ground

Whilst appearing high up this does not actually take a long time to climb. However the steps are... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
York, United Kingdom
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Le Bourg, 11430 Gruissan, France
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All reviews worth the climb hand rails photo opportunity uneven ground wonderful view well worth the effort steps town marina views footing path sea
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The views from the top are well worth the effort. It’s a surprisingly short, yet steep climb. Uneven path but good hand rails for support. We walked from the marina which was a lovely 30 minute walk, highly recommend. As you approach the ‘tour’ you...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Whilst appearing high up this does not actually take a long time to climb. However the steps are uneven as mainly just rocks, some of which are shiny and therefore slippy and it can be hard to get your footing. Lovely views of the town...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Don’t be put off by the shirt sharp climb because the view of the Gruissan circulade, surrounding sea and salt water étangs is spectacular! And it’s free - don’t miss it!

Thank Vickie M
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Not for the faint hearted - this climb is steep! Which actually makes the top even more breath taking. Plus its for free....how often do you find that!

Thank DaiKorReu
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This [free] visit was more interesting than we expected. The panoramic views are superb and we took some great photos. There is also a small display with the history of Gruissan which we found very interesting.

Thank Daisyh14
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Free entry to this tower gives stunning views over the town to the sea. It's a bit of a hike to the top but once there it is well worth the effort. At the bottom there is a nature reserve where you can see wild...More

Thank grangan
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It's definitely worth spending 20 minutes to visit the Tour. Whilst the short climb up steep steps makes you puff the view from the top enables you to see how Gruissan sits slightly inland, see the canal across the bay, the salt flats and the...More

Thank Vickie M
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We climbed the tower to see our holiday accommodation (rue Hoche) from this vantage. Great free access and lots of well translated signs. Not suitable if you have issues with stairs or trouble on uneven ground though

Thank MaggerZ
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit while exploring Gruissan. It's free and doesn't take long - but there is a nice view from the top. Try the path around it about half way up too.

Thank IsabelBroad
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A very short walk through the winding narrow streets, to the pathway that leads up to the ruins. A few minutes climbing the old steps, brings you to the top with a fantastic view of the city, the Mediterranean, and the marina.

Thank david_a_butler
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