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Fort Louis

Marigot 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great view” (65 reviews)
“worth the climb” (21 reviews)
“marigot bay” (19 reviews)
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Marigot 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
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"great view"
in 65 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 21 reviews
"marigot bay"
in 19 reviews
"interesting history"
in 10 reviews
"surrounding area"
in 9 reviews
"steep walk"
in 8 reviews
"short climb"
in 7 reviews
"degree view"
in 6 reviews
"nice walk"
in 5 reviews
"great spot"
in 6 reviews
"take your time"
in 7 reviews
"flip flops"
in 5 reviews
"steps"
in 75 reviews
"cannon"
in 65 reviews
"hill"
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"ruins"
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"signs"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a a short hike and get a beautiful view of the island (Marigot, Concordia, Galisbay and a glimpse of sandy ground and the dutch side), come to Fort Louis. Best time to come , is at the sunset

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little fort. We saw it from our cruise ship as we entered the port. Very beautiful area. Great for photos. An easy walk up the 200 steps from the parking lot/market below. Very beautiful place for pictures.

Thank mzbh2016
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

It's easy to arrive and one of the most beautiful views in all the Island and for sure in the Marigot area. The fort itself is small and has nothing special, but it's a nice fast visit because of the views if you are visiting...More

Thank tiomat2016
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

Great place to visit and fantastic vue to the Marigot port. Understand why the French defended tenaceously the fort and defeated the British. It controls everything around

Thank Gilles V
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Getting a bit of history was a great idea. This fort takes you back in time to educate the whole family about the previous discoveries and their heroes. I did enjoy the scenery and the facts.

Thank Njbella154943
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

The goal was to balance trying new things while repeating satisfying experiences. Well, we missed the Market in Marigot on Wednesday, since we’d just flown in and our favorite mode of transportation, Aquamania’s water taxi, doesn’t run on Saturdays (the Market’s other reportedly busy day)...More

Thank jrossmrv
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

There is an amazing view of the island from atop of the fort. We were able to see Anguilla in addition to the beauty that was Marigot. There are a few cannons that remain around the fort

1  Thank Brandi W
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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Nothing much to see at the fort, but great spot for views. Some history also to be read at the information boards.

1  Thank ovelaur
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

A not so strenuous hike that provides great 360 degree views of the island. It is off the beaten path and not very great signage directs you to a parking lot that may be the local family practitioner or hike up to the fort. Big...More

Thank Benjamin E
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Great view from the fort. You can see Little Bay, Great Bay and Philipsburg from there. There are some cannons and remains of a couple of buildings. The path up to the fort is a little rocky so you might want to wear closed toe...More

1  Thank Stephen B
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Chris L
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Eugene W | Reviewed this property |
This would be quite the walk. It is not close to Orient Beach. Sorry!
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Retire09Uk
February 21, 2015|
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Response from Ktauil | Reviewed this property |
There's no toiletries and no wi fi. But you will spend about 1 hour only to visit all place. The view is great!
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