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An emblematic part of Niort's history, the keep is the last remaining construction of importance from the original wall surrounding Niort which was alomost 2700 metres long. Classified as Monument Historique since 1840, the keep is labellised Musée...more
I agree with other reviews that a trip to Niort must include a visit here. Very striking and amazing structure in the city. Would be easy to miss as located in the narrow streets of the old town but worth hunting out as t is...More
No Visit to Niort should happen without a visit to the Le Donjon. The staff were amazingly helpful, even makes my sure that we had an English translation of the guide book. Little did I know that there was such a strong link between Niort...More
We arrived in Niort for one night late one Sunday afternoon so a trip to this central attraction was very convenient. As with so many French attractions the opportunity to share some very interesting information with visitors is lost because all the written narrative associated...More
Really looking forward to visit and walked from train station. However we were not allowed anywhere near the building with our cabin bags as they were deemed a security risk. Shame as would have left them at station if we had known.
As the heat was unbearable, I decided to bring my 3 boys on a visit of Niort dungeon. Boys were not motivated initially, however they were happy to visit once there. The thick stone walls kept them chilled. The building is impressive and we are...More
Relatively interesting Donjon which could be improved by having better interpretation Whilst an English booklet explains the purpose of each room there is nothing on the actual exhibits within the rooms themselves which is a disappointment.
The film showing the development of the Donjon is...More
I am sorry but I do not know... there are some turning stairs to go up and down which I thing will be difficult for men and dog(s) to pass... maybe check the website or ask. The people are very friendly ...