Sainte Agathe fort

The Sainte-Agathe fort, dating from the sixteenth century, was built under François I to protect the coasts of relentless attacks. It is an old canon tower redeveloped over the centuries. The fort houses an exhibition tracing the history of Porquerolles and actions of the National Park of Port-Cros. Entrance fee in season, from june to october. Then closed to the public.

Fort Ste Agathe built under François I, around 1531, is listed in the Supplementary Inventory of Historical Monuments.

It is a large round tower, housing a large vaulted room, surmounted by a battery terrace. The whole is enclosed in a trapezoidal enclosure against which came leaning buildings such as the cistern...

Fully restored, Fort Ste Agathe was assigned to Port-Cros National Park.
Historical, geographical and environmental presentation of the island through the exhibition halls. Panoramic view from the tower.

In partnership with Villa Carmignac, you will discover the exhibition of Leandro Erlich's "Clouds".

Open from April 30th to October 17th from 10 am to 1 pm and from 3 pm to 6 pm. Prices: 5 € (free under 18 years old).
Guided tours available on Wednesday and Friday morning at 10am. Group limited to 10 people. Recommended booking (10 € for adults, 6 € for children, free under 6 years old).


  • Bad weather alternative
  • Military Patrimony
  • Fort
  • Historic patrimony

Spoken languages

  • French


Cultural activities

  • History
  • Environment

Comfort / services

  • Exhibition space
  • Guided tours


Full price: 5 €.

Free entry for children < 18 years.

Means of payment

  • Cash
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Check


Du 30 Apr au 17 Oct 2022Mardi de 10h00 à 13h00 and de 15h00 à 18h00
Mercredi de 10h00 à 13h00 and de 15h00 à 18h00
Jeudi de 10h00 à 13h00 and de 15h00 à 18h00
Vendredi de 10h00 à 13h00 and de 15h00 à 18h00
Samedi de 10h00 à 13h00 and de 15h00 à 18h00
Dimanche de 10h00 à 13h00 and de 15h00 à 18h00