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Citadelle de Port-Louis

Rue du Fort de l'Aigle | Promenade Henri François Buffet, 56290 Port-Louis, France
+33 2 97 82 19 13
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Super location and fascinating museums

This is a great visit, particularly for us with a young family, and a nice way to spend a few... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melissa I
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London, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

If you want to see a view of Port Louis this is a go place to go, not to much there, there is a few... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
murray_campbell250
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Gunnislake, United Kingdom
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Rue du Fort de l'Aigle | Promenade Henri François Buffet, 56290 Port-Louis, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great visit, particularly for us with a young family, and a nice way to spend a few hours. We got there early and entered the Citadelle. The fortress is wonderful with amazing views over the harbour, Lorient, and the sea. Typical of...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

If you want to see a view of Port Louis this is a go place to go, not to much there, there is a few local tourists shops inside. Besides the view there’s not much more to see

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

It was 2 hours nice walk in the city. It is nice and cozy small historic town. Interesting mixture of architecture nice old church and interesting fort. When you are around Lorient, pay a visit (and skip Lorient).

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

A very interesting visit which combines the Citadelle with two excellent museums. Great views across the bay to L'Orient. Good value for €8 per person as we spent a couple of hours exploring. Plenty here to keep all ages interested and some good photo opportunities....More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Spent two hours here with young children (8 and 10). Plenty to see and worth taking an audio guide, which you can get in various languages. The kids loved exploring the fort and views to neighbouring sites amazing. The museums were extensive and ranged from...More

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Great fort with majestic vieuw. The museum is allso wortwhile visiting. Walk around and try to picture how people used to live here. Mindblowing vieuws wherever you look.

1  Thank LizetVerderOsse
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

A fabulous building full of history. well located at the end of the Lorient Bay you can enjoy a very nice point of view on the bay or the ocean. in the centre, you have 2 museums. One is the Marine museum in which you...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Nice to have a walk when you have good weather outside. Interesting architecture, place with a restaurant just close to citadel. Possible to go with children and people with handicap.

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Well preserved citadel with some great views of the sea and WWII german bunkers. We enjoyed walking the walls and watching the sail boats. And be sure to visit the wonderful East India trading Company museum, which is very fascinating and interesting. It really helps...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Visited recently with friends including 2 Bretons. Easy to get the boat bus from Lorient to Port Louis. We were going to the East India company museum but found there was also the Maritime museum and the Citadelle itself to explore. English audio guides were...More

Thank SBillies
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