Fort-de-France

Martinique

Cruises To Fort-de-France

Fort-de-France is a commercial city and the capital of Martinique. Its grandest building is the Bibliotheque Schoelcher, a colourful masterpiece by architect Henri Pick. Visiting the various open-air and farmers markets is a tradition in itself, so is exploring the area's distinguished sailing adventures. Please note that United States currency is not accepted in most establishments - Euro is the preferred currency. The language mostly used by locals is French. Looking for a cruise to Martinique? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Fort-de-France, Martinique Port
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    AST (Atlantic Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -4 hours
  • Language
    The local language is French. Say "excuse me, where are the bathrooms?" in French: "excusez -moi O sont les toilettes?
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    Handbags, Lalique crystals and Limoges dinnerware.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Taxis, buses and ferry are available for sightseeing.
    • Famous For
      Rich in history and natural beauty, Fort-de-France is the capital of Martinique, known for its French-infused Caribbean fare and fresh seafood.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Don't miss Mont Pelee, an active volcano at the northern end of the island of Martinique.
    • Tip
      After your lounge on the Beach, pick up authentic crafts made by local artisans in Fort-de-France before heading home.

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Wiggle your toes in pristine white sand.

10-Day Southern Caribbean from Miami

Get your island on in Dominica, Martinique and St. Maarten.
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Miami (Florida);
San Juan (Puerto Rico); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands); Roseau (Dominica); Bridgetown (Barbados); Fort-de-France (Martinique); Philipsburg (St. Maarten);
DISEMBARK Miami (Florida);
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