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Fort Louis
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

We had a great time exploring this fort and taking in the breathtaking views! Just gorgeous and a must do in Sint Maarten!

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Our family climbed up to the top of Fort Ft. Louis. I have a bad knee so it was way more steps than I should have attempted but the views were great and the kids loved running around at the top.

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

It is a little hard to find the road to it and expect a climb on concrete walks. But we really enjoyed the view of the harbor and a ground ship that has been around for some years. We think maybe the ship could be made into a living residents. NOT

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Reviewed 6 July 2014

For beautiful views of the island, go to Fort Louis in Marigot. Easy to get to and well worth the trip. A must see when in SXM!

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Reviewed 19 June 2014

My husband and I were intrigued by the dual history of the Dutch and French on St. Martin/Maarten, so we hoped to incorporate pieces of history from both sides of the island. We only managed to get to a French fort, and Fort Saint-Louis did not disappoint in terms of self-guided tours. The views from the hilltop were quite spectacular, overlooking the bay and town of Marigot. The flying French flag was the piece de resistance! Be sure to take time to read the plaques around the site to get a deeper understanding of the place. I see that others have posted about coming for sunset, so would recommend building your sunset experience into this locale if you can see it from here - follow other reviewers advice on that. Not sure if it gets cared for regularly though, as there was a fair bit of garbage in some of the ruins. We were driven up the road in a taxi, so didn't find the climb up the stairs particularly arduous, but take your time in the heat and bring something to drink.

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