Trip Planner: Caribbean / Martinique / Arrondissement of Fort-de-France / Fort-de-France / Ft. St. Louis
Protecting the city from invaders since 1638, Ft. St. Louis treats you to views over Fort de France's bay as well as the city itself. Built from rock, the fort still serves as a naval base and remains listed as a historic site of France. Head inside to find old relics such as cannonballs, or outside to find iguanas surrounding the building. It is thought that they arrived from Guyana or neighboring countries. Visitors can head inside the fort only via a guided tour. Start your trip to Fort-de-France by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
Ft. St. Louis Reviews
Be sure to arrive before 4 pm or you will not be able to enter the grounds. It was a very rainy day and we tried to wait out the rain and found ourselves unable to gain access to the insides of the fo... more »
We visited this place on May the 7th. We were the only two visitors in our group. We really liked the tourguide (I am sorry that I forgot his name), he knew a lot of information about the fortress and... more »
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