Fort Louis, Marigot

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See the French flag proudly flapping in the breeze over Fort Louis, the ruins of a late 18th-century fort. Built in 1789 on a hill overlooking the town, the fort defended the warehouses dotted around the harbor area. Having fallen into disuse over time, the stronghold has recently undergone restoration, and now gives a sense of how the complex functioned as a whole. Learn about the fort's history from the number of information panels dotted around the site, and take in sweeping views of the town below and the bays along the coast. For Fort Louis and beyond, use our Marigot tour itinerary tool to get the most from your Marigot vacation.
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  • The most unique part of this fort is the ancient oven, you can’t even get near, previously used to bake bread. Otherwise it’s the same ocean view, decrepit canons, and decaying stone walls, as any oth...  more »
  • It is a bit of an effort to climb the steps to the top but the 360 degree views across the town, harbour and countryside are certainly worth it. The fort is free and apart from the views there are onl...  more »
  • fantastic views, good information about history, steep climb, steps, there is a carpark part way up not signposted well from town on foot but we accessed from the steps at the side of the burnt out/ d...  more »
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