Zoo in St-Pierre

Zoo de Martinique

One of northern Martinique's biggest attractions, this zoo–botanical garden–historical site almost gives you three for the price of one. Amid the ruins of a sugar mill that was destroyed in the 1902 eruption of...

Ruins in St-Pierre

Theater Ruins

Theater Ruins

St-Pierre’s most impressive ruins are those of the town's 18th-century theater. While most of it was destroyed in the 1902 eruption of Mont Pelée, enough remains to give a sense of the building's former grandeur....

Distillery in St-Pierre

Distillerie Depaz

Learn how rum is made at this interesting operation perched on a hillside amid sugarcane fields on St-Pierre's northern outskirts. Self-guided tours, with signs in English, are on offer. In the tasting room you...

Church in St-Pierre

Cathedral

St-Pierre's old cathedral was reduced to a stump in the Mont Pelée eruption of 1902 and never regained its former glory, despite a 1920s rebuild. It is romantically known as the 'pirates' church' as it's said...

Museum in St-Pierre

Musée Volcanologique et Historique

This small but very interesting museum, founded in 1932 by American adventurer and volcanologist Frank Perret, gives a glimpse of the devastating 1902 eruption of Mont Pelée. On display are items plucked from the...