Charles V Wall 

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Charles V Wall

This sixteenth century wall was built in the reign of Charles V in 1552 by the Italian Engineer, Calvi. It was designed to defend the city after the attack of September 1540 by Turkish pirates, under the command of Barbarossa, who took over 70 captives with the intention of selling them into slavery.

For those wishing to climb Charles V Wall please be aware that due to its historical value works undertaken are severely limited and as such it is not suitable for those with limited mobility.

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