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La Fleche Saint-Michel

Place Meynard, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just €5 to climb the tower. Around 220 steps. Better to be fit but not super fit. Great view of the bells on the way up then great views all round of the city from the top. Well worth the price and the climb.

Thank Callum G
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The climb to the top of this tower is not as hard as some others suggest and I am by no means fit. Well worth the 6 euro just to see the city from an eagles perspective.

Thank Walter J
Reviewed 13 June 2017

St.Michel is one of the major hubs of Bordeaux but, certainly when I was there, appeared to be a lot less visited than the more central sites like St.Andre. This is a shame because to me the vast, irregularly shaped square with its massive gothic...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A beautiful gothic church with newish stained-glass windows (originals destroyed by WW2 bombing). Worth a look if you like old churches.

Thank mini_d51
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This Basilica is more interesting than the Cathedral. The stained glass windows are quite modern with an almost picasso like structure to them.

Thank tiz246
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

As ever you get a very different perspective of a place from a great height and this is no exception. On a sunny day the views are great in all directions. There is also the nice feeling of achievement of having completed the climb. Feel...More

Thank GHMShrewsbury
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The tower is free with City Pass. It is a long climb but the views from the top are stunning. There is a film in the crypt that depicts the 60 mummies found on the site when the church was built.

Thank RochesterDoug
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Fleche Saint-Michel is a freestanding bell tower soaring a 114 meters to the sky. The bell tower was built in 15th century on an ancient burial grounds. Nearly 70 mummies were exhibited there in late 18th century. The display ended in 1990 to dismay of...More

Thank 1trekky
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is a beautiful building .Definitely recommend going to see it. Its near an awesome food market and there was an amazing restaurant just behind it to the left.

Thank Cornishkaty
Reviewed 16 November 2016

What a climb to the top but what a view when you get there. It was well worth the physical effort and there are plenty of interesting features to stop and investigate on the way. There is a wonderful panorama over the city from the...More

Thank Cherry P
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