Attractions to explore nearby Fort Napoléon des Saintes
Fort Napoléon is located on Terre-de-Haut Island, in the Îles des Saintes, Guadeloupe Perched some 400 feet above Les Saintes Bay. It was restored in the 1980s and houses a museum showcasing the history of Les Saintes. This superb fortress did not serve as a fortress either but as a penitentiary. On the ground floor, the four rooms of the main building are located above an enormous 350,000m3 cistern, designed to provide water autonomy in the event of a siege.
Terre-de-Haut is one of the largest of the eight small islands that make the Les Saintes discovered by Christopher Columbus. It has a little more than 1800 inhabitants and their main source of income is tourism, fishing, and crafts. It is one of the beautiful and tourist-friendly locations where you can spend some beautiful time by enjoying nature.
The Pompierre beach is a beach of sand of Terre-de-Haut Island, one of the two islands of the archipelago of the Saintes. The Bay of Pompierre is a natural site classified under the law of May 2, 1930. The entry and mooring of motorboats, as sailing is strictly prohibited. It was one of the beautiful locations where you can spend a nice time and also can experience some water adventures too.
I let a Cabrit is a small and beautiful uninhabited island which was located in the Saintes archipelago, in the French Antilles. It has a beautiful fort on it and also a beautiful beach where you can have scuba diving, snorkeling and the views from here are truly breathtaking. It is also one of the main places where the sailing ships that visit Terre-de-Haut were anchoring.
The islands of Saintes or Les Saintes, in Guadeloupean Creole Lresent , are an archipelago of volcanic islets in the French Antilles in the Caribbean Sea. Divided between the municipalities of Terre-de-Haut and Terre-de-Bas, the Saintes are administratively attached to Guadeloupe. Their inhabitants are called the Saintois. It is a beautiful picturesque location where you can spend your holidays.