Standing at the southern entrance to the Vieux-Port on the north bank, Fort Saint-Jean was built to protect the old town. ... More
Standing at the southern entrance to the Vieux-Port on the north bank, Fort Saint-Jean was built to protect the old town. Dating back to the end of the 12th Century, it is named after the religious order of Saint-Jean-de-Jerusalem. The square Roy Rene tower was added to the port side of the fort in the 15th Century, and the look-out tower was added to the seaward side in the 18th Century. Exhibitions and visits to the Roy Rene tower are regularly organized.
Situated Right in the heart of the Cote D?azur, close to Monaco on the outskirts of St. Jean cap Ferrat
and Beaulieu Sur Mer, the Royal Riviera has one of the best views of the Mediterranean. Between Nice and ...
During his reign, Louis 12 decided to fortify Lyon and had a number of forts built around the city one
of which was St Jean (middle of 16th century). To give the garrisons easy access a road was built, ...
Situated on the southern bank of the Vieux Port above the dry dock, this abbey played an important role in
development of Christianity in the Mediterranean between the 11th and 18th Centuries. In the 14th Century, Pope Urbain V ...