Vestiges du Bagne, Ile Des Pins
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
View a piece of history in ruins at Vestiges du Bagne, an old prison that housed French convicts from 1864 to 1924. Since its closure, vegetation has overtaken the former jail, but you can still hike through the tall grass to explore this abandoned slice of history. Take a tour guide with you if you wish to see the tiny prison cells and hear the little-known facts about the place. Wear sturdy shoes and lots of bug repellant. Use our Ile Des Pins trip builder to add Vestiges du Bagne and other attractions to your Ile Des Pins vacation plans.
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The old jail was part of our local bus tour. It was a fantastic location to visit, walking amongst the crumbling walls. Another fantastic location for keen photographers.
Dommage que ce genre d'endroit ne soit pas entretenu et ainsi puisse permettre de ce rendre mieux compte de ce que cela a été ...Too bad that this kind of place is not maintained and thus allow for this account better for what it was...show original
Pour les amoureux des ruines. On devine les cellules et l'imagination fait le reste. Ce manque d'explication. Un site livré à lui même qui mériterait de être entretenu et expliquéFor lovers of the ruins. We guess the cells and the imagination does the rest. This lack of explanation. A site delivered to him even that deserves to be maintained and explainedshow original
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