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The Tropical Rainforest

La Route de la Trace winds through the tropical rainforest on the slopes of the Pitons du Carbet from Fort-de-France to Morne Rouge on the southern slope of Montagne Pelée. The town was hit by a second eruption of Pelée on 20 August 1902. A new park has been opened, called Le Jardin de la Pelee, on the hill above the town, where there is a fine display of...

South Martinique

Les Trois-Ilets The small village of Les Trois-Ilets, across the bay from Fort-de-France, has a charming main square and is surrounded by tourist attractions. Empress Josephine, born Marie Josèph Rose Tascher de la Pagerie, was baptized in the church on the square. Her mother is buried here and the church, restored with money from Napoléon III, is rather a...

Accommodations

Martinique offers a wide range of accommodation from the modest family-run auberges scattered over the remote and spectacular north, to the huge five-star complexes of Pointe du Bout and Trois Ilets, the main tourist area, in the south. 20 hotels with over 60 rooms are classed as Grand Hôtellerie. About 100 smaller places are grouped as Relais Créoles. The...

Accommodation

Hotels Martinique offers a wide range of accommodation from the modest family-run auberges scattered over the remote and spectacular N, to the huge 5 star complexes of Pointe du Bout and Trois Ilets, the main tourist area, in the S. 20 hotels with over 60 rooms are classed as Grand Hôtellerie. About 100 smaller places are grouped as Relais Créoles. The...