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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. To visit Fort Louis and other attractions in Saint-Martin, use our Saint-Martin family vacation planner.
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  • One of the most beautiful places to take pictures in the Sun. The ascent to the fort is well appointed, and short, a fabulous view on Marigot, marina Fort Louis, but also in fine weather, on the surrounding islands.
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  • Most tourist visit the Marigot Market. Get away from the crowd and walk toward the hilltop fort Louis on Rue de Republic and Take the stairs at the top end of the street. At top of stairs hang a left ...  more »
  • We loved it. Parked down by the marina and took a quick walk up the hill to the fort. Great 360 degree views of Marigot and Simpson bay. 
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  • This place has some of the best views on the island of Sint Maarten. It looks out over Marigot and the turquoise coloured waters of the Caribbean Sea. The fort itself has some history behind it along with some old rustic cannons. it is a must go place in St. Martin for pictures or to maybe just enjoy the views and sunsets. Don't miss out especially if it is your first trip to the island!
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  • This Marina offers everything necessary what has to offer a marina. The Sanitätanlagem are not intoxicating. The safety of the Marina is granted through security and access restriction.
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  • Beautiful yacht port with the Rundell.
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  • WONDERFUL PLACE!
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