A vestige from the 16th century, the Saint-Jacques Tower was once the bell tower of the Saint-Jacques church. Sold during the Revolution as a stone quarry, the church was destroyed leaving only its bell tower, which went on to have a rich history as the site of numerous scientific experiments...
> Risk of claustrophobia and vertigo
> The scaling of the tower being possible thanks to a narrow spiral staircase, the tour is strongly discouraged (for security reasons) for : - those with walking difficulty or heart problems; - those with a visual, hearing or physical handicap.
> The tour is strictly prohibited to children under the age of 10 (including babies) : a proof of age may be requested before the tour.> 300 steps to be climbed : good walking shoes are recommended!