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Itinerary 12- The Fort Lapointe or the Marais de la Cabane 6.2 mi - 1h30

in Fouras
11.1 km
1h 30min
  • By the coastal footpath, discover the special atmosphere of this walk between military heritage and remarkable landscapes.

  • At the mouth of the Charente river, a special atmosphere wins the visitor. Accomplice of nature, its whims and its wealth, the marsh of Soumard was and still is a place of lusts and control by man.
  • Difference in height
    45.71 m
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Points of interest
2 Musée Régional de Fouras
4 Plage de l'espérance
5 Le Fort Lapointe
Le Fort Lapointe, appelé aussi Vasou, est la première fortification de l'Arsenal de Rochefort. Erigé en 1672, il sera modifié dans la première moitié du 18ème siècle et dans la deuxième moitié du 19ème. Source : Le patrimoine des communes de la Charente-Maritime. Ed. Flohic
46 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 9 m
  • End altitude : 9 m
  • Maximum altitude : 11 m
  • Total positive elevation : 46 m
  • Total negative elevation : -45 m
  • Max positive elevation : 8 m
  • Min positive elevation : -5 m