Gustavia, St. Barthelemy's capital, main city and chief port, is still small and walkable. It wraps around three sides of Gustavia Harbor; a free walking-tour guide is available at the Tourist Office on Quai du General de Gaulle.
At the impressive Mairie de St. Barth (town hall) on the far side of the harbor, stop to get a close look at the island's coat of arms (it includes both French and Swedish flags). Also see Fort Gustav at the northeast entrance to the harbor. The ruins of stone rampar... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.