Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
  • Entries
  • Comments
  • Views


Sign in to follow this  


Haute-Roche is considered to be the most mountainous départissment. After being unhabited for many years the French eventually began building a town along the steep cliffs in 1810. The town became known as Sangiers-Sur-Mer. The town's main purpose was originally to help defend the islands from possible invaders however,the town soon became a centre for the wealthy thanks to its incredible views and relatively isolated location. This made Sangiers-Sur-Mer popular for those wanting to escape the noise and business of St.Anaïs' larger towns and cities. By 1900 the town's population exploded and new buildings were being built constantly. Today,the town continues to be one of the top tourist destinations due to the town's beautiful seaside location, the peaceful atmosphere, the colorful buildings and the stunning views. Around Sangiers-Sur-Mer lush farms and forests cover the mountainous landscape. In addition to the town as being a tourist destination in itself located about 10 kms east of Sangiers-Sur-Mer is the Antoine Jérome Space Centre. The centre is home to a state of the art research facility, a launch pad which docks the space shuttle, Anaïs 1. The spaceport is jointly run and funded by the French and St.Anaïsien governments.

The départissement of Haute-Roche from above.


The town of Sangiers-Sur-Mer.


Another view of the town. The entire town is almost built right into the cliffs.


The colourful buildings of Sangiers-Sur-Mer's Vieux Ville(Old Town). Circled in yellow is the George Montand Tunnel. The tunnel runs underneath the town and is the primary entrance into the town centre which makes it extremley congested during the tourist season.


The Antoine Jérome Space Centre. The reasearch facility located on the right is the most advanced and state of the art facility in the Caribbean. On the left is the launch pad and docked at it is the Anaïs 1. The shuttle's next scheduled mission is in a few weeks where it will take supplies and equipment to the International Space Station. Although the spaceport is heavily guarded small group tours are given to tourists. This gives the public a glimpse into one of the country's more advanced and modern industries.


The Église St.Pierre.(St.Pierre Church)


Sign in to follow this  

1 Comment

Recommended Comments

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an Account  

Sign up to join our friendly community. It's easy!  

Register a New Account

Sign In  

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


Help Keep Simtropolis Online, Open & Free!


Get the best of the best from the STEX!

Expand your city with the best from the Simtropolis Echange. Make a donation and get one or all three discs today!

Make a Donation, Get a Gift!

We need to continue to raise enough money each month to pay for expenses which includes hardware, bandwidth, software licenses, support licenses and other necessary 3rd party costs.

By way of a "Thank You" gift, we'd like to send you our STEX Collector's DVD. It's some of the best buildings, lots, maps and mods collected for you over the years. Check out the STEX Collections for more info.

Each donation helps keep Simtropolis online, open and free!

Thank you for reading and enjoy the site!

More About STEX Collections