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Saint Augustine - oldest city populated by Europeans

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We come to Saint Augustine early - especially in the summer months, as city sightseeing in Florida makes you sweat. Right in front of the Castillo de San Marcos we can comfortably park our car. In the fort - you hardly believe it - we learn about 350 years old Florida. This is very unusual and because this is a stark contrast to the other "water-beach-suns" feeling, we enrich our holiday in Saint Augustine with some culture.

How it all began: Jon Burpee, Chief of Interpretation, Castillo de San Marcos and Fort Matanzas, tells the story of the Castillo de San Marcos at Saint Augustine:

Sights in Saint Augustine