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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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  • Do and redo! The view is sublime! Unfortunately no sign of Fr. Fouras from the top of the lighthouse!
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  • Very nice sailing in tide low top children love the crossing with the discovery team
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  • We left La Rochelle to make the Fort Boyard and the island of Aix. Interesting after many minutes of crossing.
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