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Fort Carre

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Address: 11 avenue du 11 Novembre, 06600, Antibes, France
Phone Number: +33 4 92 90 52 13
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Historical site with Stunning View

You can take envibus #14 and get off at the Fort parking, where the bus turns around. With only 3EUR it is definitely worth a visit. I waited for a guide who could do "English... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 September 2016
sydneytheturtle
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St. Petersburg, Florida

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This historical site is a short walk away from Vielle Antibes and has magnificent views. It is also a really cheap attraction. Getting to the entrance is quite difficult since its not well signposted and it appears as though you can't enter, as the ticketing office is in the corner where you can't see it. As a result, we spent... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Not one of the most spectacular forts in Europe, this fort above Antibes is fairly plain with a long history including imprisonment of Napoleon during the French Revolution. A short, guided tour of the fort is okay, the views of the harbor and surrounding area are very nice.

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The fort itself is worth a quick visit and afterwards you can stroll around in the small park that surrounds it. The visits of the fort are always accompanied by a guide.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

You can take envibus #14 and get off at the Fort parking, where the bus turns around. With only 3EUR it is definitely worth a visit. I waited for a guide who could do "English" tour along with French and really enjoyed this informative tour of Fort Carre. It might be a challenge for people with limited mobility/disability as it... More 

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Fort Carre is an inexpensive (3 Euro) tour, which gives wonderful views over the Port Auban and the surrounding countryside. Our tour guide spoke French and English, but I believe this isn't always the case. Port Auban is the biggest marina in Europe and gets the biggest boats and is also worth a walk around in it's own right. Worth... More 

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Trier, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

In the evening. Visited a couple times before just nice place to be. Now shiny in the evenings as its allumted by the french colours. Really cool.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Went here with my friends and we thoroughly enjoyed the tour. It is by no means the best tour I have been on but it was informative and the views were amazing, especially as my friend is a photographer. I have been many times over the years as something to pass the time. Good!

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Thank Tom D
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

great fort. Nice to get a tour and see the different functions. Napoleon stayed here and you have nice views on the city, the water, nice, etc.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

For the small charge this is worth it for the views! The tour guide did the whole tour in French and English. Interesting history, and great photographic opportunities! It would have been nice to have had a translation booklet for the information boards, but we had a great visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

If you're in Mediterranean riviera you'll see the sea view in different spectacular aspect from the small sandy shore, from a popular museum and also from this Fort.

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