Cathedral in Castries

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

The city’s Catholic cathedral, built in 1897, is a grand stone structure that has a splendidly painted interior of trompe l’oeil columns and colorfully detailed biblical scenes. The island’s patron saint, St Lucia, …
Market in Castries

Castries Central Market

Head to the north side of the central market, where you'll find fresh produce from the rich countryside and other authentic items.
Square in Castries

Derek Walcott Square

This lovely square is named for local writer Derek Walcott, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1992. It's a quiet park surrounded by a handful of 19th-century wooden attractive buildings.
Mountain in Castries

Morne Fortune

Sitting atop the 2795ft Morne Fortune, about 3 miles south of Castries center, is Fort Charlotte, whose construction began under the French and was continued by the British. Because of its strategic hilltop vantage-…