Grand Langoustier Fort

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Military Patrimony
  • Fort
  • listed
  • 17th C
Le Langoustier Porquerolles 83400 Hyères
This large square-based pyramidal tower, built between 1633 and 1637, is listed on the Inventaire Supplémentaire des Monuments Historiques.
It commanded the entrance to the small pass and was designed for close combat. Closed to the public.
Surrounded by a serrated and crenellated enclosure with ditch dug into the rock, it is composed of 2 vaulted levels and an upper terrace designed as a battery. At 2/3 of the height, the tower is girded with a round path constituting the infantry crest.

The interior, refurbished under the Empire, has in the ground floor a cistern and a powder magazine, with direct access corridor drilled after the fact. On the 2nd floor were the dwelling and the staircase leading to the terrace, with the...
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Location
Grand Langoustier Fort
Le Langoustier Porquerolles 83400 Hyères
Spoken languages
  • French
Environment
  • On an island
  • Waterside
  • Beach within 300 m
  • Isolated
Updated on 12 April 2024 at 11:28
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