Fort Fleur D'Epee was built in the 18th century by the French to protect the Gran Cul de Sac Marin. Over its history it was taken by the British and in 1794 reclaimed by the French. Today, visitors can spend time exploring the battlements and dungeons, which are surprisingly well-preserved.
In addition to simply exploring the fort itself, visitors will also be able to check out a small art gallery located within Fort Fleur D'Epee
Those wishing to visit Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee may choose to book their trip in the vicinity of Pointe A Pitre, as those staying in this area of Guadeloupe will have the benefit of easy site access for the duration of their trip. While the area isn't a major tourism destination, you'll nevertheless find a small number of lodgings to pick from.
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If you're ready for some outdoor excitement, think about Bas-du-Fort, the closest beach to this historical site.
You should call the landmark ahead to determine their hours of operation.
For price of admission, call Fort Fleur D'Epee A Musee beforehand to determine how much they charge, or if they do at all.
Phone Number: (059) 090-9461
Location: Bas du fort, Gosier, Grande-Terre
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