Fort Sainte Agathe

Hyères, France

Fort St. Agatha, dating from the sixteenth century, was built under François I to protect the coasts of relentless attacks. It is an old cannon tower redeveloped over the centuries. The fort houses an exhibition tracing the history of Porquerolles and actions of the National Park of Port-Cros. Only guided tours.



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Founded: 1531
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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Pablo Fernández (3 years ago)
It is a nice landmark that should not sit behind a paywall.
John M. Teague (4 years ago)
A short, relatively easy hike brings you to the fortress. A great view of the Island awaits you at the top!
Achilles Pelion (4 years ago)
Beautiful old castle on the island of Porquerolles. With a very nice 360 ° view over the sea to the coast of Hyères.
Edward Anthony Hornsby (5 years ago)
Very pretty island, lovely views from the fort. Well worth a visit.
Darlen Moorhed (5 years ago)
Nice point to trip to on island. There Are also guided tour, but ask first at infocenter in port.
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