"Fort de France" Fort-de-France by seagoingJLW

Fort-de-France Travel Guide: 2 reviews and 30 photos

Capital of Martinique

Fort de France, with a population of 100,000 is the largest city in the French West Indies.

The city has a rich history and bustling narrow streets.

Important places are the War Memorial, the Statue of Josephine (who had been beheaded just prior to our arrival) and the St. Louis Cathedral.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A delightful French city
  • Cons:The usual Caribbean problems
  • In a nutshell:More interesting than most.
  • Intro Written Sep 13, 2002
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