Welcome to Martinique

While it suffers from overcrowding and urban sprawl in some places, particularly in and around the busy capital, Fort-de-France, life – and travel – becomes more sedate as one heads north or south through some of the island's alluring scenery. The rainforested, mountainous northern part is the most spectacular, but the south has its fair share of natural wonders, including lovely bays and miles of gorgeous beaches. Add to this a dash of Gallic joie de vivre and you'll understand why so many people love Martinique.

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$85.28 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Martinique in One Day: Rum Distillery, Ruins, Black Sand Beach

Start your tour with a stop in a rum distillery. Visit, discover our local industry and tast all the rum you want!Relax on a black sand beach with a beautiful view on the Pelée Mountain.Discover the historic city of St Pierre, , the "Little Paris of the Antilles", destroyed in 1902 by the eruption of the volcano. Learn about the history and visit some ruins.Be surprised by the Trace Road in the rain forest!The fully-commented tour will take you to a river, and the last stop will be at the Montmartre Church of Balata (a replica of the Sacré Coeur Basilic of Paris) with an amazing view on Fort-de-France downtown. According to the weather and the opening of the places where we are supposed to go, the itinerary can be modified and we can replace a stop with a visit of a botanical garden or a spices local store.Swimming is possible in the river and at the beach stop.Discover the beautiful island of Martinique!For cruise passengers the departure will be at the port exit.

$81.83 Cultural & Theme Tours

Southern Martinique: Pottery Studio, Distillery, Diamond Rock

After meeting at approximately 9am for this 5-hour excursion, depart from the downtown of Fort-de-France, your cruise port, or your hotel. See the downtown of Fort-de-France before going in the southern part of the island to discover the "village de la poterie," which is a nice place with craftsmen and some shops with souvenirs and local products. After that, head to the town called Les Anses d'Arlet to discover the Caribbean coastline of Martinique with beautiful beaches. This is a fishing town with a nice church facing the beach. You can take a bath in a beautiful and quiet white-sand beach. Mask and tube will be at your disposal to admire fishes! Then you will discover the famous Diamond Rock which is a huge rock in the sea, close to a town called Le Diamant. You will also discover a memorial of slavery and learn about the history of Martinique. After that, stop in a local market to enjoy spices, fruits and some local products. The last stop will be in a rum distillery to taste delicious rum. Drinks are included (Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages). The tour is for small group (maximum 18) to ensure a personal service.

$189 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

All-Inclusive Catamaran Tour to Martinique

The luxurious Flying Ray, the only power catamaran providing tours in St Lucia, leaves for Martinique from Rodney Bay Marina at 8:30am. More often than not, during the channel crossing, dolphins can be seen frolicking in the ocean and occasionally whales will surface too.Once in Martinique, guests have the option of a half hour guided tour of the main attractions in the capital Fort de France and about 2 hours exploring on their own or they can venture for the full two and a half hours shopping on their own. Guests then re-board for a short trip to a serene bay. A barbecue lunch is served on board and guests can swim, snorkel or just relax.Following a close-up look at Diamond Rock, the tour heads back across the channel, aiming to be back in Rodney Bay Marina at approximately 5:30pm. This Martinique, all-inclusive day tour is one of the highest rated tours in St. Lucia. It's a 'day-cation' within your vacation.

$2550 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Boat Cruise to the French Islands

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Les Saintes, GuadeloupeAmazing little French gem in the middle of the Caribbean Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Marina Pointe-à-PitrePointe-A-Pitre, the center of commerce in Guadeloupe and the main city of Guadeloupe is a great start of your journey. Duration: 7 days

$16.13 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Admission Ticket Balata's Garden

Visit: Jardin de Balata, Fort-de-France, Arrondissement of Fort-de-France, MartiniqueJardin de Balata in the town of Fort de France

$17.86 Outdoor Activities

Zoo de Martinique - Habitation Latouche Admission Ticket

Visit: Beyond The Beach, Schoelcher, Arrondissement of Fort-de-France, MartiniqueMartinique has now its zoological park. Located at the North-West coast of the Martinique island, between le Carbet and Saint-Pierre, "Habitation Latouche" is the cozy nest of wild animal species coming from the 4 corners of the world : Australia, Africa and of course Central and south America. The path has been made for visitors confort : wooden path and bridges, shelters, tropical aviaries, panoramic views... All these facilities settled in the middle of the ancient House garden : an enchanting place where you may discover great wildcats or monkeys... This is an ideal place to learn about Martinique's history and economical trend across the ages. The remains of Habitation Latouche, nested in the heart of the valley, are proof of economical activity of Martinique in the past and its patrimonial richness. While visiting the zoo, you can discover the main house and its charming setting, equipements of manioc workshop, indigo, and of course sugar and rum, the great paddle wheel, the aqueduct and finally the dam Vauban style made.The path has been made for visitors confort. Facilities of the zoo have been made for animals well-being : a brand new generation of zoo is now available for you. Come and see it by yourself !The Zoo suggests doing a 1:30 visit duration but you are free to stay with us all day long if you wish !The Zoo welcomes you everyday from 9am to 6pm, last admission is at 4.30pm.The park is negociable for wheelchairs but we advise that people with reduce mobility must be accompagned.After your visit at the zoo, let's have a meal at the restaurant inside the zoo.