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Old town of Boulogne

Beffroi is an old historical building that houses the council in the old part of Boulogne sur mer... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
rayrest
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Authentic looking

I made a tour along most of the belfries in northern France. This exemplar in Boulogne looked very... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
RHAHJ
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

The view of Boulogne was excellent. However, English of the staff was very poor. Besides, I did not feel very comfortable when the guide was just standing behind my back.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Beffroi is an old historical building that houses the council in the old part of Boulogne sur mer including France. Dating back to the 12th century you are able to climb to the top for panoramic views. Access from the old town hall.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I made a tour along most of the belfries in northern France. This exemplar in Boulogne looked very old and authentic. I didn't feel compelled to climb it, since the grey weather would probably prevent looking far away. I suspect one should be able to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We definitely enjoyed our visit to the Beffroi. The guide's explanation was interesting and at the top there was a nice view. We were also pleasantly surprised that the guide tried to explain everything in English as that isn't always the case in France. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Went on a free tour, the guide was very informative and we learnt not only about the building but the history of Boulogne You had to climb over a hundred narrow steps to get to the top from where you got excellent views over the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

Located in the old town, the Beffroi is a historical building that houses the council, not a bad office location!. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

Boulogne oldest monument - dated XII century. I visited it during the summer. Nice view from the top ! You access it via the town hall.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Unfortunately we were unable to go outside due to the rain but the tower itself was interesting with good historical displays. Our guides English was not strong but made a great effort to make us feel welcome and explain as much as she could. We...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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