Forte Marechal Luz, Sao Francisco do Sul

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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. Put Forte Marechal Luz at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sao Francisco do Sul vacation planner.
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  • Is without a doubt one of the places of South San Francisco that have to be visited with a reasonable access of less than 2 km, when we got on top is a greatness the view we have of the sea with one of the beaches down there, an unforgettable sight, to be sure.
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  • Strong super organized, facing the beach. Pay a small fee (3.00 R$) to enter and can climb up a path that leads to a Museum, besides the magnificent view. Very good, clean beach and tranquil waters.
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  • The place is beautiful, to start on the beach. The view from up there is breathtaking. Everything is very organized, and well worth going up to see a little of the history of the region.
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  • Lugar lindo, vista sem igual da região.
  • Ótimo Museu e Excelente Vista!
  • Muito lindo
  • Pela natureza
  • Very good! Do not miss it.
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