Port Man Fort

  • Historic site and monument
  • Military Patrimony
  • Fort
  • listed
Port-Cros 83400 Hyères
Intended to monitor and beat the cave pass that separates Port-Cros from the Levant, the fort of Port-Man, Listed in the Additional Inventory of Historical Monuments, was built between 1633 and 1637.
Its plan follows from the shape of the rocky ridge on which it is built. With a round tower at the end of the rocky point. Ransacked by the English in 1793, the structure was repaired around the middle of the 19th century before being finally decommissioned and abandoned in 1882.

Over time, under the corrosive action of the sea air, the tower and the ramparts deteriorated considerably. In front of the urgency and the importance of the restorations to be carried out, the National Park,...
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Port Man Fort
Port-Cros 83400 Hyères
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  • French
Updated on 12 April 2024 at 11:39
by Office de Tourisme Provence Méditerranée
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