Forte Marechal Luz, Sao Francisco do Sul

Forte Marechal Luz presents both a maritime history lesson and a convenient spot for family photographs with the coastline of Santa Catarina as a natural background. This fort, which was built in 1909 on the site of an earlier military structure (once used for harbor defense by the early Portuguese settlers), sits on the tip of João Dias Hill, from the top of which an unobstructed view of the northern coast opens up. The fort is currently maintained by the Brazilian navy, and you can visit it when you climb a short trail from the small beach located just below the hill. Using our international travel planner, Sao Francisco do Sul attractions like Forte Marechal Luz can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I love travel and culture associate tours that do and see some more of the Light was very nice. It's not a strong time of Colonial Brazil even Brazil's Empire, was built in 1909, but brings with it a great historical importance. Well worth knowing, of easy access and fee is only 2 real.
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  • the view is beautiful on the climb, arriving at the top have strong and whole story op behind who lived her ... you can't imagine how they took back then those super heavy guns to that place it should be in the history of the place as they opened the road to climb down there and how l evaram so much heavy uphill, lack this in history of rest is just enjoy the ride.
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  • The site is a military base. The visitor pays R $2.00 to enter, children and the elderly admission is free. Has a rise of 1,600 Meters, where the ideal is to go up by car. The Way this well signposted. The view is spectacular. On site there is some cannons of the time that the Fort was still active. There is also a small museum with a history of strong, equipment used in the past decade.
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  • amazing views of São Chico bay from the top of the forte
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