Fort in Île de Porquerolles

Fort Ste-Agathe

This 16th-century fortification contains historical and natural-history exhibits, and its tower has lovely island views. Much of the building dates from between 1812 and 1814, when Napoléon had it rebuilt after the …
Square in Île de Porquerolles

Place d’Armes

A eucalypt-shaded pétanque pitch dominates central place d’Armes, which, as its name suggests, was once a parade ground. Music concerts fill Église Ste-Anne on its southern side in summer. Day in, day out, this hub …
Gardens in Île de Porquerolles

Jardin Emanuel Lopez & Conservatoire Botanique National Méditerranéen

This wonderful ornamental garden is planted with palms, cypresses, vanilla and grenadier trees, cactus and bamboo, sweetly scented jasmine, and every herb known to grow under the Provençal sun. It's also home to the…