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Fort Napoléon

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Open during exhibitions and special events, information in our tourist board. Built between 1812 and 1821 upon the order of Emperor Napoleon. It never saw combat, except in 1944 during the liberation.
Fort Napoleon is today devoted to the enhancement of its heritage.
It houses Contemporary Art Galleries; hosts the Calendar Festivities in December and certain special events.

Permanent exhibition "From Bonaparte to Fort Napoleon": the history of the building is fully revealed, from the capture of Toulon in 1793 by the young Bonaparte... to the present day.

Access by bus Réseau Mistral :
From Seyne Centre or Fabrégas or Le Mai by line 81, stop at the nearest "Bonaparte".

Built between 1812 and 1821 upon the order of Emperor Napoleon. It never saw combat, except in 1944 during the liberation of the area. The Napoleon Fort contains a Social and Cultural Exchanges Centre as well as a Contemporary Art Gallery “Tête d’Obsidienne”; it holds many events including the Jazz Festival and the Fêtes Calendales.


From La Seyne centre, Fabregas or Le Mai : busline 81 - Bus stop 'Bonaparte'

Période(s) d'ouvertureEvery day throughout the year between 3 pm and 6 pm.
Closed Monday, Tuesday and Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.
Closed on public holidays.
The fort will be exceptionally closed from 1 to 17 September 2021 inclusive.
Horaires d'ouvertureOpen during exhibitions and special events,  information in our tourist board.
 
General
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Historic site and monument
  • Entertainment :
    • Temporary exhibition
  • Army patrimony :
    • Military Patrimony
    • Fort
  • Group tour services :
    • Guided group tours on request
    • Unguided group tours on request
Equipment & Services
  • Parking :
    • Car park
    • Private parking
  • Material :
    • Discovery trail/orientation trail
Accessibility
  • Accessibility criteria for people with reduced mobility :
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
    • Incline >5% but reasonable
    • Only 1 step <15 cm
Dispositions sanitaires spécialesHealth pass is required.

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Directions to :
chemin Marc Sangnier
83500
La Seyne-sur-Mer
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.09404
Longitude : 5.893759
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chemin Marc Sangnier
83500
La Seyne-sur-Mer
Phone : +33 4 94 30 42 80
  • Spoken language(s) :
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  • Tour language(s) :
    • French