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 Francis 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.

Open 24/7 from Jun 15th to October 30th from 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 6pm.
Entrance payant.
Guided tours available on Wednesday and Friday morning at 10am.
Group limited to 10 people. Recommended booking.


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

Spoken languages

  • French


Languages of the visit

  • English


  • Time of individual visit 30 Hours (average)
  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request


  • Time of visit 35 Hours (average)
  • Unguided group tours available permanently
  • Guided group tours on request

Cultural activities

  • Environment
  • History

Comfort / services

  • Exhibition space
  • Guided tours


Reduced price: 2.50 €
Adult: 5 €
Group adults: 60 €.

Free entry for children < 18 years, Job-seeker, disabled people.
Group rate available for > 12 people.

Free visits 7j/7 10am -1pm 3pm-6pm : 5 euros/adult
Guided visits of the Fort Sainte Agathe & Moulin du Bonheur on wednesday and friday 10am.

Means of payment

  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash


Du 20 May au 17 Oct 2021Mardi 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