Take part in a stroll through the remains, followed by geopolitical explanations of the construction and garrison. Demonstrations of the skills used in construction, performed on the lower battery, will be presented to you.

The fort built by Louis XIV, based on the palisaded defense tower designed by the engineer Poupard, is much more modest than the one imagined by the royal engineer Jacques Alleaume, when he came to Hendaye in August 1618. Nevertheless, the fortress was part of Louis XIV's plan for greatness, both for himself and for his people. The city of Fontarabie was impressed, and Hendayans found relative peace...
Free on reservation. Departure from the lower esplanade of Halles Gaztelu at 3pm.

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  • Le samedi 20 avril , à 15h00
GPS location Latitude : 43.3599
Longitude : -1.77428