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Fort Saint Louis

Fort-de-France 97200, Martinique

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About Fort Saint Louis

A majestic seaside fortress that was witness to the history of Martinique and the founding of Fort de France. It is located in the city center a short walk from Savannah Park and the ferry terminal. Today, It is an active base for the French National Navy. Sections of the historic fort can be toured. There are so many things to see in and around this place and it also offers a spectacular view of the sea also.



Attractions near Fort Saint Louis

Schœlcher library1.6km from Fort Saint Louis

The Schœlcher Library is the departmental public library of the city of Fort-de-France in Martinique, named after the French politician Victor Schœlcher. It is located at the corner of rue de la Liberté and Rue Victor Sévère, facing the north corner of Place de la Savane. It has a vast collection of 10,000 books and 250 musical scores and so more. The building is also so beautiful to see, which combines Byzantine influences, Art Nouveau, Egyptian art and Western classical architecture.

St. Louis Cathedral1.77km from Fort Saint Louis

One of the most beautiful religious buildings of Martinique.  Built-in 1891, and designed by the architect Pierre-Henri Picq. The church is situated in the downtown area of the capital Fort-de-France, at the intersection of rue Victor Schœlcher and rue Blénac. Its frame is entirely metal and designed to withstand fire, earthquakes, and cyclones. The interior stained glass windows tell the story of the city, or the life of St. Louis and evoke the Roman-Byzantine architecture. It was one of the ma

Martinique Natural Regional Park2.82km from Fort Saint Louis

The Martinique Regional Natural Park is one of the 54 French regional natural parks. Covering an area of ​​approximately 63,000  ha, its territory encompasses 32 of the island's 34 municipalities and concerns approximately 100,000 inhabitants. The PNR preserves one of the 34 biodiversity hotspots on the planet, the Antilles archipelago, listed as such because of the high rate of endemism in the islands and the threats weighing on this treasure of biodiversity.

Anse Mitan7.01km from Fort Saint Louis

L'Anse Mitan is a French hamlet in the commune of Trois-Îlets in Martinique, where it is approximately 4 kilometers away. The main attraction here is the gorgeous stretch of white sand beach bordered by a few coconut palms. There are so many interesting things to see around this place. It is also known as the Island of Flowers for its abundance of blooms and verdant greenery spread across its rugged and unspoiled terrain.

L'Anse à l'Âne8.32km from Fort Saint Louis

L'Anse à l'Âne is a French hamlet in the commune of Trois-Îlets in Martinique, where it is approximately 4 kilometers away. The district is populated by approximately 2,500 inhabitants. Anse à l'Ane has a very busy beach with a very pleasant size and also its usually very calm body of water is perfect for swimming.  The hiking trail to the right of the beach which leads to Anse Mitan offers some beautiful views over the Bay of Fort de France.

Balata Garden9.15km from Fort Saint Louis

The Balata Garden is a private botanical garden located 10 kilometers north of Fort-de-France city ​​center, Route de Balata, along the Route de la Trace, in Martinique. The Garden is animated by the creativeness and visions of his creator who has been caring and healing the plants for more than 50 years and now shares this dream with everyone who walks through this magic world. There are beautiful trails bordered by heliconias, wild orchids, palms, dracaenas, and mahoganies. In the distance, yo

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It is an island which is an overseas territorial collectivity of France, in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The island features many beautiful beaches, rain forests, and mountains.