Travel Tips and Resources
Martinique is not only breathtakingly beautiful, the island also offers many activities that will delight every member of your family. TRAVEL TIPS & RESOURCES
The Caribbean Island with French Flair, The Isle of Flowers, The Rum Capital of the World – by any one of its many names Martinique remains one of the most alluring and enchanting destinations in the world; as unforgettable as a summer romance or a first kiss. Martinique is an overseas region of France, and in keeping with its traditions, this vibrant island stirs the passions with awe-inspiring natural beauty, a rich cultural history, distinctive culinary delights, warm smiles and so much more.
Napoleon’s bride, Empress Josephine, was born and raised here.
The Pompeii of the Caribbean, St. Pierre, is found here.
The finest French products, from Chanel fashions to Limoges porcelain, are readily available here.
La Route des Rhums, a tour of the world’s finest rum distilleries based on France’s famed Route des Vins, is offered here.
A special place, to be sure, with so much to offer
Martinique c’est magnifique!
The North: wild, dramatic, proudly decked out in luxuriant green. A land of water and fire, tinged with metallic sand. The South: open country, gay with shimmering colors. A land of gentle contours.
Everything is here to smell…
In the morning, there’s the fragrance of flowers and herbs glistening with dew. As the day wears on, a delicate mix of aromas wafts through the air, hinting at the fresh ingredients of Creole dishes being prepared.
Everything is here to taste…
The flavors of Martinican cuisine are subtle and complex, a mix of influences from America, Africa, Europe and Asia. It’s the world on your plate, whether boeuf bourginon or court-bouillon, foie gras or fish curry.