Musegg ramparts

With nine guard towers, the old city walls were built from 1350-1408. From the top of Tour Schirmer (91 steps), which was rebuilt after a fire in spring 1994, there is a fine view of the town with the steeple of the collegiate of St-Léger, adnt eh lake in the mountains.

Useful information

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

Good Fri-1 Nov: 8am-7pm

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