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Bastion de France

Bastion de France

Bastion de France is a ruined trading post located in El Kala town in El Taref Province, Algeria. It was built in 1552 AD by Tomasino Lenche, a French merchant from Corsica. The site had important trade links with Marseille, especially in relation to the coral trade.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: El Taref Province

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 16th Century AD

Oldest Culture: French

Later Cultures: French

Site Features: French Monuments

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