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Fort la Pree

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Great for a rainy day on the Ile de Re!

We ventured to the fort on a rainy day on the Ile de Re - which was limited options for a rainy... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Toronto, Canada
Beautiful place for a day out

We spent two hours on Ile de Re but this was only a taster and we wish we could have had longer. We... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2015
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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14 Apr 2017
“nice but better Vauban fortifications can be seen elsewhere”
15 Nov 2016
“Special place”
This monument is the oldest fort on the island of Re. Built in 1626, it was primarily intended to ensure the sovereignty of King Louis XIII on the island, which at that time was a strategic territory for the crown facing the Protestants of La...more
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Route du Fort la Pree | Rivedoux, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
+33 6 87 21 90 29
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

If one is new to this historic period in Europe this is a nice place to visit. However more impressive remnant of the military architecture are all around Europe. So go if you need but don't spend time there if you really want to be...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ignace D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

An ancient site still as beautiful as it ever was. Hire bikes and explore the island, St Martin similarly worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Art L
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We ventured to the fort on a rainy day on the Ile de Re - which was limited options for a rainy days. We were one of a handful of people visiting the entire fort, and the staff were very friendly. It was actually neat...More

Date of experience: August 2016
5  Thank travellingbird888
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

St. Martin in island de re off the coast of La Rochelle with its separate walled citadelle. Parking very close by and walk through and along the fortified walled areas with excellent veiws of the sea. Park up and experience this.

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 22 August 2015

This fort has been reconstructed somewhat. it was used for different purposes over the years and thus makes for an interesting historical visit. there is a small fee which may help the restoration. Recommend for a visit.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank waiake1
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We spent two hours on Ile de Re but this was only a taster and we wish we could have had longer. We headed for La Flotte a pretty fishing village with its streets of little souvenir shops, lovely Italian ice cream shops, and beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank SteveKnight821
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