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Fort de la Conchée

THE MASTERPIECE OF VAUBAN

Using the plans of defense established by Vauban, the engineer Garangeau built this island fortress following the contours of Conchée Rock which was half-covered by the sea at high tide.

This “rock-warship" (1692-1695) is considered one of the masterpieces of Vauban and he himself wrote “Nothing will be better built, nor stronger than the vaults of Conchée