Opening times

Exceptional opening of the citadel on Saturdays and Sundays until December 17, 2023, from 10am to 4pm.

However, if weather conditions are too unfavorable to ensure safe passage for the public, the citadel must remain closed or may be closed early in the day without prior notice.

The citadel is open every day from the 2nd Sunday in March to the 3rd Sunday in October

Citadel Opening times
Time period Citadel and box office opening hours Last access to the full tour: film tour and top plateau

Last access to the top plateau*

Closing of the box office
Closing of the citadel
Weekdays: March to June, and September and October 10h 16h30 17h 18h
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 17h 17h30 18h30
In July and August, every day


*The entrance fee is reduced




The Garden for Peace will be open from April 28th to October 13th of 2024.

Garden for Peace Opening times
Time period Opening of the reception area Closing of the reception area*

Weekdays: March to June, and September and October

Closed on Monday
11h  18h
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 18h30 
In July and August, every day


* It is possible to remain in the Peace Garden after this time. The exit is via a turnstile to the city centre and a ramp up to the citadel and the visitors' car park.