Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, Aigues-Mortes

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Well-preserved medieval city walls, including Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, surround this small French town. The Tower of Constance is one of the most famous examples of 13th-century Western European military architecture in the marshlands. It was designed to provide warning signals in case of invading fleets and to offer a spiritual headquarters for clergy. Look for the ground-floor guardroom with protective portcullis, a cellar with a pantry and ammunition storage, and dungeons. The structure also includes the Knight's Hall. Take in the views of the region from the terrace. The ramparts stretch for a distance of 1,650 m (138 ft). For travelers who use our international travel planner, Aigues-Mortes holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Very impressive walk, with views across the well preserved old town and then south to the very pink salt lake by car park 5, and salt mounds behind. The walls are excellently preserved, and some of....  more
    Very impressive walk, with views across the well preserved old town and then south to the very pink salt lake by car park 5, and salt mounds behind. The walls are excellently preserved, and some of....  more »
  • Aigues-Mortes' walls are unique in the square shape and are in excellent condition. The walls can be seen form afar as you approach the city and can be enjoyed via the rampart tour of just by walking....  more
    Aigues-Mortes' walls are unique in the square shape and are in excellent condition. The walls can be seen form afar as you approach the city and can be enjoyed via the rampart tour of just by walking....  more »
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  • Brilliant guide! What a great experience! Learnt lots of things, kids loved it too. Well done and thank you to the team!
  • Lovely!!!! Beautiful sights of the town, the canal and the pink salt pans.. A really nice walk all around the walls!!

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