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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  • The main purpose for this old fortification is provide good life in vacancies for elite militarians, at less than one euro a day. Nothing special, except if you want to know how officers from army can...  more »
  • The site has a very beautiful landscape, in the Fort there is the ocean that we seem to be on a ship. The Fort is small, but very enjoyable. Worth knowing ... The last time I was there, I climbed up the Fort and had the pleasure of seeing howler monkeys in the trees ... a nice reception.
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  • Spectacular location! Small museum and amazing ... I love to meet some more of this story! I will return soon!
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  • Beautiful place, beautiful landscape ... leaving us memories of times when battles were less devastating and perhaps a bit more honorable, if you can say that about them.
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  • Beautiful view, but the transport until there is not easy. Reach the top tbm is no easy task, the walk is long.
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