Musical overview of Belfort

0:00 Citadel and fortifications of Belfort
0:14 The lion of Belfort
0:20 La Savieuse (river, tributary of the Allan)
0:33 Belfort station
0:42 Place de la République
0:47 Boulevard Carnot
0:49 Various park
0:55 The parking lot of the Center / Théâtre as well as the Tasty (river, tributary of the Allan)
0:59 Gateway of the Arts
1:06 Pont Carnot & Place Corbis
1:09 Le Techn’hom – UTBM (former Bull site)
1:12 Parking lot of the People’s House
1:18 Pedestrian street (Faubourg de France)
1:25 Place d’Armes
1:32 Saint Christopher Cathedral

Citadel and fortifications of Belfort

Musical overview of Belfort
Aerial view from the back of the castle

The citadel of Belfort and the fortifications dominate the city of Belfort.

Musical overview of Belfort
Aerial view from the front of the castle

The citadel of Belfort is located just above the Lion de Belfort.

Musical overview of Belfort
The citadel of Belfort: a panoramic terrace

A panoramic terrace with a 360° view of the city of Belfort (with the old town in the foreground), the surrounding landscapes, and the fortifications.

The Belfort citadel is open access and free every day at times: from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

On September 18, 2020, The Citadel and the Lion of Belfort are designated “favorite monument of the French 2020” during the program “Favorite monument of the French” on France 3 (for European Heritage Days).

The Lion of Belfort

Musical overview of Belfort
Lion view from the platform

The Lion of Belfort visible from the old town of Belfort.

Musical overview of Belfort
Aerial view of the Lion de Belfort

The citadel of Belfort is located just above the Lion de Belfort.

The best places to admire The Lion

are the “Terrasse du Lion” (open every day from 10h-> 12h and 14h-> 18h – entrance fee) and also lower for the less athletic, the Arsenal la Poudrière car park.


Video montage produced by the company Skypic during confinement in April-2020

Skypic is an audiovisual production company specializing in aerial photography by drone.

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