Sainte Agathe Fort

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Military Patrimony
  • Fort
  • Classified
  • 16th C
Chemin Sainte-Agathe Porquerolles 83400 Hyères
Overlooking the village of Porquerolles, Saint-Agathe Fort is the island's oldest fortification. Managed by the Parc national de Port-Cros and open to the public during the season, it houses a permanent exhibition and various seasonal exhibits.
Since ancient times, its remarkable location has enabled simultaneous surveillance of the Hyères roadstead and a large area around the village, which it protects from Saracen incursions and brigandage on all sides. In 1531, while visiting Provence, King François 1er decided to consolidate the original structure and establish a garrison on the island of Porquerolles to protect the inhabitants and the Provencal coastline.

Behind 4-meter-thick walls, the tower houses a large 6-meter-high...
Services
Concert
Permanent exhibition
History
Heritage
Environment
Exhibition space
Guided tours
Rates
From 27 April 2024 to 3 November 2024
Full price
6€

Reduced price
3€

Child
3€

Student
3€

Job seeker
3€

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From 3€

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Openings
From 27 April 2024 until 3 November 2024
Monday
Closed

Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00

Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00

Thursday
10:00 - 18:00

Friday
10:00 - 18:00

Saturday
10:00 - 18:00

Sunday
10:00 - 18:00

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Sainte Agathe Fort
Chemin Sainte-Agathe Porquerolles 83400 Hyères
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Spoken languages
  • French
Environment
  • Village 2 km away
  • Panoramic view
  • On an island
  • View over the vineyards
  • Sea view
  • Waterside
Updated on 17 April 2024 at 16:37
by Office de Tourisme Provence Méditerranée
(Offer identifier : 4617650)
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