What is the capital city of Saint Lucia?
Castries is a port city located on the northwest coast of the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. It is the economic, cultural and governmental capital of the island. Founded in 1650 by the French, the city has seen several changes of hands between the French and the British during its history.
Today, Castries is a vibrant city with a multicultural population and a variety of tourist activities, including bustling markets, museums, beaches and rainforest tours. Castries is also home to St. Lucia’s main marina and is a major entry point for cruises in the Caribbean.