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Fort Napoleon, Guadeloupe

Explore Fort Napoleon, today a museum dedicated to displaying the rich cultural heritage of Les Saints. The fort, restored in the 1980s, now exhibits graphics and important information on events like the Battle of Saintes in 1782. Admire the collection of modern art depicting the Saintois lifestyle as you walk along the reinforced brick walls. Immerse yourself in the fort's botanical garden and find exotic plants and sun baking iguanas. Head to the rooftop for wonderful views of the adjacent coast line and surrounding landscape. By using our Guadeloupe trip itinerary app , you can arrange your visit to Fort Napoleon and other attractions in Guadeloupe.
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  • A beautiful building overlooking the Bay of Terre de Haut, one of the most beautiful bays in the world. I saw a 15-part iguanas thanks to the sharp eye of a guard of the Fort. The guide told us the story of the Fort for 40 minutes with lots of funny anecdotes punctuated by "my darlings", and "my doudous"... Great
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  • After this grandiose arrival, we began our discovery of Terre de Haut by Fort Napoleon. Not to be missed, if only for the exceptional view it reserves on the archipelago of the Saintes and the surrounding islands! The museum traces the history of Franco-English conflicts. On the way to the round, you will cross many iguanas! The entrance fee is €3.5. You have to play!
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  • Stunning view from Fort Napoleon, well worth the walk up the hill OCH for the lazy ones, just rent an electric bike.
  • Short but steep walk up to the fort with amazing views on the way and at the top. All the the signs are in French, so good luck understanding anything if you speak English.
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