The monument will be open daily without interruption from 21 March 2023 to 12 November 2023

  • 9am to 6pm (March, October 16 to 31)
  • 9am to 6.30pm (April, May, October 1st to 15)
  • 9am to 7pm (June, September)
  • 9 am to 7.30 pm (July, August)
  • 10 am to 5 pm in November

The ticket office closes 1 hour before the monument closes.

There is a shop inside the Chapel of Our Lady of the Castle.

Preventive measures Covid-19 :
As of Monday 14 March 2022, the health pass and mask are no longer mandatory.
However, we advise you to take care to maintain social distancing measures and to wear a mask in the closed and narrow spaces of the tour route.

Free parking around the Citadel.

Dogs are allowed on a lead when visiting the Citadel.
Dog excrement bags are available on the 1st terrace.

RATES 2023

• Adults : €7,10
• Children aged 6 to 14 : €3 (€2 from the 2nd child onwards)
• Groups of 10 or more adults: €6.10
• School groups: €3.40
• Annual pass for residents of Sisteron: €7.50

Means of payment accepted: Cash, Bank cards, Holiday vouchers (ANCV), Bank cheques


ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH REDUCED MOBILITY : The configuration of the site does not allow access for people in manual or electric wheelchairs and remains difficult for people with reduced mobility because of the many stairs along the route.

  • For the visually impaired: A sound trail tells the prestigious history of the Citadel.
  • For people who are hard of hearing or deaf: The visit includes various exhibits and written explanations throughout the visit.

PUSHCHAIRACCESS : Due to the many steps throughout the tour, access with a pushchair can be difficult, so we advise you to bring a baby carrier.


For information on the support available to you during your visit, please contact

The Citadelle is in the midst of a project to overhaul its cultural outreach activities, and is currently working on appropriate educational materials.

Thank you for your understanding.


For information on group visits, please contact the Citadelle on 04 92 61 27 57, when it is open.

During closed periods, you can contact the Administration on 04 92 61 06 00.

As a reminder, the Citadelle car park is not suitable for buses or minibuses. Please contact the Sisteronais-Buëch Tourist Office on 04 92 61 36 50.



Arts, Théâtre, Monuments
1, allée de Verdun – 04200 Sisteron
Tél. 04 92 61 27 57 (Citadelle)
Tél. 04 92 61 06 00 (Administration)

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