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Fort Louis, Marigot
Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
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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Located not far from the "Place du Marché" (Market Place), Fort Louis was built in 1789 on a hill overlooking Marigot Bay and the island of Anguilla by the locals in the town to protect the city. It i... read more »
The fort is nice and it is fun to be able to actually walk through it and touch the walls and cannons. Great place for the kids to explore. We went back three times so our son could explore and play.
The hike to the top of this hill isn't too difficult, but it is pretty steep. Being large in stature, it was more difficult for me than most, but I was able to make it to the top without needing a bre... read more »
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!
Alois WollnikThis 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.show original
Dario Victor GarridoWONDERFUL PLACE!show original
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