Napoleon's Tomb, St Helena Island

Although it's not the Little Corporal's final resting place, Napoleon's Tomb is one of St Helena's major attractions, along with Longwood House, where the island's famous exile spent his last years. The picturesque ravine was not Napoleon's first choice--he had preferred the banks of the Seine River for his grave. This site is both empty and nameless, because the local authorities and Napoleon's friends weren't able to agree on whether the tomb should contain his full name or just "Napoleon." Use our St Helena Island route planner to add Napoleon's Tomb and other attractions to your St Helena Island vacation plans.
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  • If you’re charged admission your one ticket is good for Longwood house also. Quiet green walk to just overlook a concrete slab with no markings and , of course, no Napoleon. Not really a hard walk but...  more »
  • These us a 10 pound charge by the French Government to visit here to enter. The walk down hill on the grass and gravel roadway and be slippery and is about a half mile long one way. Be in good shape t...  more »
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