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Fort Carré

Fort Carré
Fort Carré Photo - G CHP - Wikipedia - lic. under CC BY-SA 2.5



Castle Facts:

Location: Antibes, in the Alpes-Maritimes departement of France (Provence-Alpes-Cote-d-Azur Region).
Built: 16th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Owned by the municipality.
Notes: Fort Carré is a military fort built in the reign of Henry II in the sixteenth century. The fort is situated on the Saint-Roch peninsula in Antibes, along the road from the seafront and is built on a rock rising 26 meters above the sea.Fort Carré was built mid-sixteenth century under Henry II by Monsieur de Saint-Remy. Two characters were appointed: Mandon François de Saint Remy and Jean Renaud de Saint-Remy, both with ties to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Jean de Saint-Rémy built the St. Lawrence Tour around which developed the Fort Square. It has been slightly modified in the late seventeenth century by Vauban under Louis XIV.

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