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Escalier Monumental, Auch City

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Climb the 370 steps of Escalier Monumental, and enjoy the surrounding gardens and terraces. The 35 m high (115 ft) staircase was built in 1863 with local limestone. In the center stands a statue of Charles de Batz, better known as the Comte d'Artagnan--captain of the King's Musketeers that Alexandre Dumas made famous in his tale, "The 3 Musketeers." As you climb, you can rest at the three main platforms along the way, and take pictures in the landscaped gardens. Plan your Escalier Monumental visit and explore what else you can see and do in Auch City using our Auch City trip planner.
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  • The stairs with it's great view make this statue certainly worth seeing. We had a guide with us so we were able to appreciate the history as this royal guard was only 16. Famous for the 3 mouskateers. 
    The stairs with it's great view make this statue certainly worth seeing. We had a guide with us so we were able to appreciate the history as this royal guard was only 16. Famous for the 3 mouskateers.  more »
  • We were on a tour and our small bus dropped us off at the top and we walked down to the bottom and were picked up. Not sure I would have enjoyed exploring the entire monument complex otherwise. Glad.....  more
    We were on a tour and our small bus dropped us off at the top and we walked down to the bottom and were picked up. Not sure I would have enjoyed exploring the entire monument complex otherwise. Glad.....  more »

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