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Enjoy a day out to the Fort de Salses and admire this incredible fortress in the middle of the main road between France and Spain. You will be able to explore it at your leisure.

Enjoy a day out to the Fort de Salses and admire this incredible fortress in the middle of the main road between France and Spain. You will be able to explore it at your leisure.

Ticket to the Fort de Salses

Travel back in time with this ticket to the Fort de Salses, a magnificent fortress considered a masterpiece of military architecture. Due to its strategic location, the fortress has been the subject of dispute between Spain and France on numerous occasions, finally being conquered by France in 1642.

With this ticket you'll be able to explore the fortress freely and discover its different parts, such as the common part, the stronghold and the keep, the fortress' last refuge.

It has also has undergone several reconstructions and transformations carried out by the military engineer Vauban - a unique opportunity to find out about the ingenious skill of this French marshal!

Opening times

The Fort de Salses is open Monday to Sunday at the following times:

  • April 1 to September 30: from 10 am to 6:30 pm (uninterrupted)
  • From October 1 to March 31: from 10 am to 12:45 pm and from 2 pm to 5:15 pm

Please note that the last allowed access is 45 minutes before closing time.   

Skip-the-line

With this ticket, you will avoid the queues at the ticket offices. However, you will have to wait in line to for the security checks.

Free admission

Admission to the Fort de Salses is free for the following individuals:

  • Young people from the European Union between 18 and 25 years old.
  • Children under 18 years old, regardless of their nationality.
  • Unemployed people, people with disabilities and one companion, journalists, architecture students, tourism professionals, military, police, and other state security forces.

Admission is also free for everyone on the first Sunday of the month between January 1 and March 31, and between November 1 and December 31.

In order to acquire the free admission mentioned above, you'll have to go to the site's ticket office and present a certifying document of your eligibility for a free ticket.

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Price

Adults
Ticket to Fort de Salses
US$ 8.30

Ticket to Fort de Salses

  • Adults

    US$ 8.30

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Included

Skip the line ticket to Fort de Salses.

Informative brochure.

When to book?

You can book up to 2 days before (Salses-le-Château local time) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Cancellations

Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.

Meeting point

Fort de Salses

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