Offers and services

Find here all the information to prepare your visit of the Forteresse de Salses !

Guided tour

> Unaccompanied tour
The lower sections of the monument are open for unaccompanied tours, including the parade ground lined with vaulted porticoes and a central well. Around the edges are three stables, the main building, the chapel, and the North/East artillery tower. Beyond the East recess that protects the keep, visitors can discover the facilities vital to the life of a garrison: infirmary, valve chamber, bakery, dairy, cowshed. The top of the East recess terrace provides a remarkable view point of the parade ground. 

Visitors can access the keep via the terraces and galleries daily with guided tours only.
More information on site or on:
Tel. +33 (0)4 68 38 60 13 or forteresse.salses@monuments-nationaux.fr

A guide booklet is provided with the entrance ticket: 
In French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Catalan.
Unaccompanied tour duration: 45 mins
Guided tour duration: 45 mins

Individual tours are available in English, Spanish, Catalan and Dutch.
More information on site or on:
Tel. +33 (0)4 68 38 60 13 or forteresse.salses@monuments-nationaux.fr 

> Guided tour for groups
In French, English, German, Spanish, Catalan
By reservation: 15 days prior to the visit
Duration: Approximately 45 minutes
Reservation required: resa.salses@monuments-nationaux.fr 

> The education department runs workshops and discovery visits for schools, students, recreational centres, and visitors from disadvantaged social groups all year round.
Contact: educatif.salses@monuments-nationaux.fr
View the 2016-2017 activity programme in the teacher space.

Facilities and visiting conditions

> Facilities
- Free parking along the railway tracks, 100 metres away
- Gift and book shop
- Municipal car park, 300 metres away (paid parking from June to September)
- Vending machine with food and drinks

 
> Visiting conditions
- Some fifty steps to the upper sections.
- No dogs

  • Librairie-boutique Gift and book shop
  • Parking PMR Parking / Disabled visitor parking

Accessibility

> Disabled visitor parking at the entrance to the Fortress.
> People in wheelchairs can view the Place d'Armes.
> Access to the rooms in the lower section is possible with a “Goélette” provided by the site.
> A guide in Braille and a model are available for the Visually Impaired.
> Tours in French Sign Language are available, booking required.
> Tours adapted to visitors with Developmental or Learning Disabilities are available.

Guide booklet

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