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Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime

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Address: 1 Montee de la Citadelle, 83990, Saint-Tropez, France
Phone Number: +33 4 94 97 59 43
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10:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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For over 400 years, the Citadel rings the city. Element of the defence of...

For over 400 years, the Citadel rings the city. Element of the defence of the port the most important between Antibes and Toulon for centuries, it is now one of the few monuments of this magnitude of the Var coast. Proud of its rich maritime past, Saint-Tropez has decided to create a modern museum in the dungeon of the town's citadel, allowing all visitors to discover the daily lives of men and women who shaped over the centuries the Saint-Tropez of today.

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Good museum - worth the climb!

The Maritime Museum has been extensively developed since my last visit a few years ago. It is now very impressive - a veritable rabbit warren of connect rooms and exhibitions. It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The Maritime Museum has been extensively developed since my last visit a few years ago. It is now very impressive - a veritable rabbit warren of connect rooms and exhibitions. It comprehensively tells the story of Saint-Tropez's history and maritime life. Very interesting. Great views from the roof. Good value at €3 admission - under 12's free.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The citadel is a large 17th century stone walled fort on the hill above St. Tropez. Walk up and around this old fortress. It was much less crowded than the town below and a good spot for a picnic or just taking photos.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little climb from the port to the top but little shops along the way. Great view from the top of the harbor and town. Really nice little citadel.

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

At just €3 a head to visit the maritime museum and to walk around the citadelle, this is very good value for money. The views from the top of the citadelle are breathtaking and the museum is very interesting with well translated English text.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

nice to understand Saint tropez history. We always think about parties and beach, but this place has a lot of history

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

During our tour around St-Tropez, we decided to take the walk up the hill to the old Citadelle. Whilst we did not go into the naval museum we did walk around the old walls. The views of St-Tropez from this vantage point are great and certainly worth the walk.

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Avignon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

On our walk along the beachside we stopped at this Citadel. Being one of the outstanding sites of St Trop just behind the harbour. Nice for an evening walk

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Saint-Tropez, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It was an interesting use of the day time. Additionally, we have made so many beautiful photos and videos! I have really enjoyed the time there and can advice to vist it because of landscape view! The only disadvantage is that it's not so big and nothing actually to do there :-)

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

After a short but steep walk you arrive at the citadelle and from the outset there are informative signs posted, detailing the history of the citadelle and st.tropez. The views from the citadelle are superb. The building is impressive and well maintained and the museum is outstanding. There are numerous rooms to visit, all with an array of artefacts and... More 

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Citadelle_StTropez, Gérant at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice comment. We are glad that you enjoyed discovering our museum. Best regards, The team of the Citadel of Saint-Tropez - Museum of Maritime History More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

you got to hear about old maritime news and history. old stories from sailors and fish businesses. the construction is amazing and make sure you listen to guide and read some of its hisory.

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Citadelle_StTropez, Gérant at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice comment. We are glad that you enjoyed discovering our museum. Best regards, The team of the Citadel of Saint-Tropez - Museum of Maritime History More 

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