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FORT LA PREE

Historic site and monument ,  Listed or registered (CNMHS) ,  Fortified structure ,  Fort ,  Battlements in La Flotte

  • Fort la Prée is the oldest military fort of the island. Discover it with your family or friends.

  • The site of La Prée was a landing pier between La Rochelle et Ré until the middle of the 19th century and the location of the first royal fortification in 1626.

    Since it was a major work for the reconquest of the island from the English army in 1627, the fort was a link in the encirclement strategy of La Rochelle planned by Louis XIII and Richelieu. This was the only military building maintained immediatly after the vistory over La Rochelle in 1628, this eminent example of fortification...
    The site of La Prée was a landing pier between La Rochelle et Ré until the middle of the 19th century and the location of the first royal fortification in 1626.

    Since it was a major work for the reconquest of the island from the English army in 1627, the fort was a link in the encirclement strategy of La Rochelle planned by Louis XIII and Richelieu. This was the only military building maintained immediatly after the vistory over La Rochelle in 1628, this eminent example of fortification dating from the beginning of the 17th century was partly razed according to Vauban's wish in 1685, only the keep and the original seafront façade being preserved.

    Please note that the monument is closed on saturday and each week end from 18th may to the end of september(for privatization). Please contact us for further information.

    Last admission 45 minutes before the closing times of the site.

    Discover the adventures of the fort thanks to our summer entertainments throughout the summer season. You can read the programme on the Fort La Prée Facebook page and website.
  • Environment
    • Sea view
    • Near the beach  :  Distance de la plage at 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • English
  • Documentation
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
Services
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
    • Guided visits (groups only)
    • Self-guided visits (groups only)
    • Guided visits
    • Self-guided visits
    • Educational visits
  • Equipment
    • Boutiques
    • Car park
    • bus parking
  • Activities
    • entertainment for children
    • Learning workshop
Rates

Payment methods

  • Bank card
  • Carte Bleue/Credit card
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Rates
  • Adult
    5.50 €
  • Group rate
    4.50 €
  • Reduce rate
    4 €
  • Free
    Free
  • Child rate
    2 €
  • Guided visit single adult
    7 €
Openings
  • From June 8, 2021
    until June 13, 2021
  • From June 15, 2021
    until June 17, 2021
  • From June 21, 2021
    until June 23, 2021
  • From June 28, 2021
    until June 30, 2021
  • From July 1, 2021
    until July 8, 2021
  • From July 12, 2021
    until July 18, 2021
  • From July 19, 2021
    until July 22, 2021
  • From July 26, 2021
    until August 8, 2021
  • From August 9, 2021
    until August 15, 2021
  • From August 17, 2021
    until August 19, 2021
  • From August 23, 2021
    until August 30, 2021
  • From August 31, 2021
    until September 19, 2021
  • From September 20, 2021
    until September 26, 2021
  • From September 28, 2021
    until September 29, 2021
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    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM