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Experience a symphony of French and Creole cultures, with a volcanic landscape as the backdrop. This largest city of the French West Indies offers narrow streets, wrought-iron balconies, and Parisian-style boutiques. Visit the museums, sample the restaurants, shop the boutiques, and explore historic Fort Saint-Louis, visible from your ship. Up the coast, visit Saint-Pierre, a town with roots in the 17th century. See the 1502 landing site of Christopher Columbus. Learn about the devastating eruption of Mount Pelée. Savor the local cuisine and do some rum tasting. Down the coast, discover coral reefs with tropical fish on a guided dive or snorkel excursion to Anse Dufour Beach and the Bat Cave. Or, enjoy a peaceful afternoon unwinding on a lovely beach. Fort-de-France, Martinique offers great shopping. Buy luxurious French products at reduced prices in the malls. Stroll Rue Victor Hugo for European-style boutiques and colorful Caribbean places. Find local art and crafts in open-air markets like Grand Marché. Martinique serves up a flavorful blend of French cuisine, Creole spice, and island rum. Admire the bountiful fruit and seafood at the covered market near the port. For lunch, try the national dish, fresh fish in a spicy tomato sauce.