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Colonne de la Grande Armée à Wimille

Following extensive restoration, the Column of the Great Army is now open to the public!

Come and discover the Column of the Great Army at Wimille, built between 1804 ans 1824 in honour of Napoleon I on the outskirts of Boulogne-sur-mer, a town of Art and History on the Opal Coast.
Admire the countryside around Boulogne and the sea from its top.

 

Colonne de la Grande Armée
62126 Wimille
> tel. : (33) (0)3 21 80 43 69
fax : (33) (0)3 21 30 22 04

grande-armee@monuments-nationaux.fr

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Offers

> Unaccompagnied tour with guide booklet
French, English, German, Dutch
Duration : 30 min

> Guided tour
French
Reservations required
Duration : 1 hr 30 min

> Museum

Practical information

Opening hours

Opening days

From 15 June to 30 September

Monday - Tuesday Monument closed Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Saturday - Sunday 10.00-12.30 / 14.30-18.30

From 1st October to 7 November

Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday Monument closed Friday - Saturday - Sunday 10.00-12.00 / 14.00-16.00

From 19 December to 31 December

Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday Monument closed Friday - Saturday - Sunday 10.00-12.00 / 14.00-16.00

Closing days

1 January, 1 May, 1 & 11 November and 25 December

Access

Wimille - Colonne de la Grande Armée Colonne de la Grande Armée
Rue Napoléon
62126 Wimille
Ph. : 33 / (0)3 21 91 91 26Fax : 33 / (0)3 21 91 91 27
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 50.7399Longitude : 1.6184Plan your route

By car

From Calais : A 16, exit 3

Suggestions

Useful adresses :

Pas-de-Calais Tourist Board:
tel. : +33 (0)321 10 34 60 
www.pas-de-calais.com 

Boulogne-sur-Mer Tourist Office:
tel (33) (0)3 21 10 88 10 
www.tourisme-boulognesurmer.com 

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