travel42 Port Guide: Fort de France

Fort de France travel42 Port of Call Guide

Fort de France, Martinique, is a lovely little city, but unlike places such as Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas or Philipsburg in St. Maarten, it isn't really a tourist town.

Fort de France is a teeming, bustling capital city noted for its excellent restaurants and French fashion boutiques. Be prepared for heavy traffic and narrow, crowded streets, especially when a cruise ship is in port.

The town, which begins at the waterfront and climbs into the foothills of the Pitons, is best explored o...

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