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Fort de Pierre Levée

in L' Île-d'Yeu

  • Above the town of Port Joinville, surrounded by woods, the fortress was erected between 1858 and 1866. From 1871 onwards, the stronghold was used as a barracks one moment and as a state prison the next. Marechal Pétain was imprisoned here from 1945 to 1951.

    Free access