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Well Cared for Fort with Great Views

You can walk up to the fort from the marina or rent an electric car. The walk is not an easy one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Good exercise

A 20 minute up hill walk (you can hire scooters or golf buggies to make it easier if you must... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
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A restored fort dating back to 1867 overlooks the harbor.
Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can walk up to the fort from the marina or rent an electric car. The walk is not an easy one, and parking is free but limited. The fort itself is well cared for and the best-preserved one I have seen in the Carribean....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Scott_Smith6064
Reviewed April 16, 2018

A 20 minute up hill walk (you can hire scooters or golf buggies to make it easier if you must). interesting exhibits , and a wonderful view.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank bbwtoo
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We walked to Fort Napoleon from the cruise pier. It took about 25 minutes, and was good exercise. We felt very safe walking on the road, since there was as much foot traffic as there were bikes, golf carts, and mopeds. Just a few trucks...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank CoralReef
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Take water with you to walk up to Fort Napoléon; the views are great, it is worth it The guided tour (in french) done by a local lady was great! Definitely recommend

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Laurence M
Reviewed March 27, 2018

My wife and I walked up the hill to the fort as we were in town as part of our cruise. It was a hot day and the walk was quite nice as it allowed us to check out the local area and the views....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MisterCheeky
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

We planned on visiting Fort Napolean on the day that we departed Terre-de-Haut because we had the 5PM ferry back to Guadeloupe and didn't want to go to the beach and spend the rest of the day all sandy so we did. However, do note...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank StephenN1694
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We visited Terre-de-Haut for a day from our cruise ship and set off walking up the hill to Fort Napoleon. Signage from the centre of Les Saints was not brilliant but basically if you have your back to the sea go left and go up....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 661jonc
Reviewed March 3, 2018

If you are going to Les Saintes for the 1st time, it’s a must! The best schedule is to walk up to the fort in the morning (opening at 9:00) and enjoy a 360 view. You can visit a small museum about the 1st Caribbean...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

We arrived on the ferry at about 9:40 for a day visit to the island. We opted to forgo renting an electric cart or scooters, and instead walked up to the fort. This ended up being a mistake. It was very hot in the sun...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ThomasM657
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Fort Napoleon was build on a top of one of the elevations of Les Saints islands in Guadeloupe set of islands. The view is breathtaking of the bay and surrounding islands and islets. There is also a sort of museum, which is not very much...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Colin J
January 8, 2018|
Response from Jackie H | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any. People were renting little carts, like golf carts for the day.