The essential of Basque Country

Vauban Citadel

A wonderful example of Vauban’s defensive system design, the Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port citadel reveals its underground fortifications, walls and drawbridges over the course of a fascinating tour led by local guides.


Chemin de la Citadelle
64220 Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port


Opening hours: 

From July 6th to August 28th : guided tour on monday at 2.30pm and on thersday at 10.30am.

By reservation only at the St-Jean-Pied-de-Port Tourist Office.



Guided tour by reservation only at the St-Jean-Pied-de-PortTourist Office.

Free under 10 years old.

Thematic of the place

Heritage site / Guided tour

Public price
Adulte : €3.00
Enfant : €3.00
Price with the pass
Adulte : Free
Enfant : Free