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Fort Louis

Marigot 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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“great view” (59 reviews)
“short hike” (13 reviews)
Marigot 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

The walk up to the fort was not as long as we had anticipated, very much an activity that most people could do from in town. Once you are up at the Fort you are able to see incredible views in every direction, both seaside...More

Thank Cassandra J
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Worth the climb and litter-dodging on the path out of town. We enjoyed the fort itself and the little bit of history on the signs around the site. Then we sat and watched the view until lunch time.

Thank euromnlostatsea
Reviewed 20 January 2017

When you are in Marigot, don't miss walking up to the fortress. You can spot it easily when you are in town and it is only a short walk uphill which will be rewarded with spectacular views.

Thank Bettina Z
Reviewed 19 January 2017

A short climb to the ruins of old Fort Louis, overlooking Marigot Bay. Totally worth the effort for the breathtaking view, and to get a feel for the history of the island. No admission fee, and freedom to wander where you like, means you can...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This Fort overlooks Marigot Bay. It's a bit of a walk up a steep hill to get there but worth it. Amazing views of Marigot Bay.

Thank cdnhotdog
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was a nice little hike, not too steep and the view is worth the effort. You can complete this is about 30 minutes if you are in OK shape.

Thank gcndc
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great views, easy access. There's not a lot of interpretation or history presented, but if you're in town it's worth the short hike up the hill.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Like most forts from this era, it is something of a ruin. There were some information boards to read that were pretty interesting, and the views were amazing. I spent about an hour up there wandering around. I parked in the market area of town...More

Thank WanderingTexan62
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was a nice piece of history. We climbed all the way to the top and got great views of the french side. It was great to give my kids a piece of history going back 300 years. Enjoyed it very much

Thank Val131964
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Take your time and meander up the hill to Fort Louis. While there is not a lot to the fort, there are a few signs to give you a bit of history. The views are excellent, and provide for some very pretty shots, particularly if...More

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Chris L
Hi, How far is the fort from Orient beach and the craft market can you walk easily from one to the other? Thanks , Chris
28 May 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!
Are toiletries provided. Is Wifi free
21 February 2015|
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!