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Fort Boyard, Fouras

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A lone fortress in the waters of the Pertuis d'Antioche, Fort Boyard has walls as high as 66 ft (20 m). The oval-shaped fortress is 223 ft (68 m) long and 102 ft (31 m) wide. Construction on the fort began in 1801 under the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte, but was only completed in 1857. The fort was used as a military prison after the 1870s. A game show by the same name, filmed on the premises, added to the site's popularity. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fort Boyard by using our Fouras trip generator.
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  • Like on come better next time because it is only from the AIX island ferry this time and from one end of the island overlooking the ferry until nearer (I didn't know).
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  • To achieve a childhood dream, see finally the Fort Boyard from Fouras (tip of smoke), without cruise, so seen enough away (with a good zoom lens), it's quite striking, especially since he is not the only fort present in the region, it is probably the best-known.
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  • The city views of Fouras is reasonable, but his story is more interesting. Boat rental-only access.
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