Shopping in Fort de France

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Shopping in Fort de France is very diverse, ranging from the island's largest mall and a main street shopping strip of Parisian boutiques to a spice market where you'll find local produce, spices, and handicrafts.  The best buys are the French imports which are priced to be about 30 to 40 percent lower than what you'd encounter in the United States. 

Specialty Shops

One of the area's popular speciality shops is Galerie Sophen. This shopping venue is located in Trois Ilets, in southern Fort de France. The shop is open from 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. If you are looking for something specific and want to call before booking a room, you can do so at (059) 666-1364.

A second option is Galerie Couleurs Locales, which is found 4.1 mi. (6.7 km) to the south west of Galerie Sophen. Not only can you view or buy some local art, the artist will make you fresh fruit juice to enjoy as you browse the gallery or sit outside. If you have questions and want to call ahead of time, do so at (059) 668-6554.

You can look through the following chart to find out more about specialty shops serving Fort de France.

Specialty Shops Near Fort de France
Name Phone Location
Galerie Couleurs Locales (059) 668-6554 Anses-d'Arlets, 7.3 mi. South of Central Fort de France
Galerie Sophen (059) 666-1364 Trois Ilets, 5.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France

Clothing and Apparel

Enjoy looking for interesting clothing? You might enjoy a visit to Coleaur Ebene -- it's located in downtown Forte de France. The clothing is here is fashionable, but also speaks to a style that speaks to the African culture. Additionally, they sell cosmetics perfect for dark skin tones. They can be found at 13 Rue Garnier Pages.

A second shop to consider is Picadely -- which is found a short distance from Coleaur Ebene. An elegant shop for men who need to dress the part. If you're attending an event and need a special outfit, this is the spot to find it. You will be able to find them at 91 Rue Blenac.

The following chart enables you to get more details regarding the 2 apparel shops in Fort de France.

Clothing and Apparel In Fort de France
Name Type Phone Location
Coleaur Ebene Boutique (059) 660-2129 Downtown Forte de France
Picadely Men's Clothing Store (059) 70-1691 Downtown Forte de France

Food and Grocery

You can look at the chart below if you want more information.

Food and Grocery Stores In Fort de France
Name Type Location
Marche aux Legumes Fruit and Vegetable Market Downtown Forte de France
Marche aux Poissons Fish and Seafood Market Downtown Forte de France

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