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The stroll around the Fort carré

An easy and enjoyable small stroll

Outdoor stroll (open to everyone) and inside the ramparts (limited access).

Encircling the fortress and bordering the sea, the Fort Carré offers an exceptional stroll amid the Mediterranean essences. Thanks to the fact thatit has remained inaccessible and inviolate since the its construction in the 1990s, the hill now houses a true ecosystem, containing many animal and plant species representative of the Mediterranean environment.

Species of flora and fauna include: olive trees, carobs, lentisks, green oaks, celtis, strawberry trees, jasmines, malva sylvestris, bindweeds and Campanulas, sparrowhawks, kestrels, swifts, oriental turtle doves, sparrows, choucas, finches, hedgehogs, shrews, badgers, weasels, beech martens, rabbits, red squirrels, pipistrelles, and even red foxes.

The area is listed as protected by the Littoral Conservatory.