Caribbean Islands - Martinique (Chapter)
This is the Martinique chapter from Lonely Planet’s Caribbean Islands guidebook.
Volcanic in origin, the island is a mountainous stunner crowned by the still-smoldering Mont Pelée, which wiped out Martinique’s former capital of St-Pierre in 1902. Long luscious beaches and giant mountains covered in tropical forests are the main attractions here.
- see the devastation of Mont Pelée firsthand in the former capital of St-Pierre, as the volcano broods in the distance
- wander one of the island’s most beautiful beaches, Les Salines
- restaurants & accommodations
- hike the dramatic 20km trail from Grand-Rivière to Anse Couleuvre along Martinique’s pristine northern coast
Coverage includes: Understand Martinique, History, Culture, Landscape & Wildlife, Survival Guide, Directory A-Z, Getting There & Away, Getting Around, Fort-de-France & around, Northern Martinique, St-Pierre & around, St-Pierre to Anse Céron, Route de la Trace, Basse-Pointe & around, Grand Rivière, Presqu’île de Caravelle & around, Southern Martinique, Trois-Îlets, Pointe du Bout, Grande Anse, Anse d’Arlet, Diamant, Ste-Luce, Ste-Anne and Les Salines.
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