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Fort Saint-Louis

Marigot, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #2 of 9 attractions in Marigot
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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English first
Winnipeg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Fort St Louis is a great stop if you're in Marigot. It's a bit of a hike to get up to the fort, but the views make it well worth the visit. Be sure to consult a map before visiting, it's somewhat difficult to find.

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Enola, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

If you have a map, it's not that hard to find where to park for the fort. Like others have said, there are plenty of steps but if you are aware of that before hand, you know what you're getting yourself into. Once you get to the top, the view of Marigot and beyond is AMAZING! It's sad though that... More

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Orange, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Walk up the long set of steps but not too bad! Then your ready to take out your camera and shoot away! Historic place to visit on the island. Saw several iguanas too!

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Fortson, GA
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330 reviews 330 reviews
135 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My brother-in-law, his wife, my wife & I visited the Fort mid-day on Wednesday 7/2. I was driving in Marigot & we found an obscure, confusing road sign pointing to the Fort. We drove up a narrow alley, were further confused about where to park, made several mistakes, & finally parked our car further away than we needed to be.... More

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had a great time exploring this fort and taking in the breathtaking views! Just gorgeous and a must do in Sint Maarten!

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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our family climbed up to the top of Fort Ft. Louis. I have a bad knee so it was way more steps than I should have attempted but the views were great and the kids loved running around at the top.

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Towanda, Kansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It is a little hard to find the road to it and expect a climb on concrete walks. But we really enjoyed the view of the harbor and a ground ship that has been around for some years. We think maybe the ship could be made into a living residents. NOT

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St. Catharines, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

For beautiful views of the island, go to Fort Louis in Marigot. Easy to get to and well worth the trip. A must see when in SXM!

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Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
53 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My husband and I were intrigued by the dual history of the Dutch and French on St. Martin/Maarten, so we hoped to incorporate pieces of history from both sides of the island. We only managed to get to a French fort, and Fort Saint-Louis did not disappoint in terms of self-guided tours. The views from the hilltop were quite spectacular,... More

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Malta, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Worth the hike up in the sun! We came from Grand Case on the bus, and just followed the signs from the bus stop. Amazing views of Marigot and the Ocean! Next time I'll be back for the sunset.

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