Places to visit in Martinique

When you travel to Martinique, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Martinique, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Martinique to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Martinique things to do can include exploring Martinique attractions and visiting the places of interest.

There are some 18th century ruins at St. Pierre, which are extremely impressive and were left by the devastation created by the 1902 volcano eruption. Here you can see a few ruins, including that of an old theatre and much more. From the Place Bertin, the administrative building also known as the Chamber of Commerce, the Battery Sainte Marth to the Le Cap 110 which has been built to pay tribute to “Nauffrage.

The few religions that are practiced here include Christianity, Hinduism and many more. This means that there are plenty of different churches on the island, which will give you plenty of choices to choose from, if you want to attend church services. The Balata Cathedral is an iconic religious site for tourists visiting this Caribbean destination.

This is a small museum on the island that was founded in 1932. The museum will give you a glance to the disruption that happened in 1902 and devastated the island.

This museum is dedicated to banana plantation. It offers significant information on how banana plants are grown and how the fruits are harvested. Information on the packaging and shipping of bananas is also disseminated.

This art centre focuses on the works of Paul Gauguin. This museum also educates visitors on the history of the island and the life of the artist.

There isn't much to do here for kids, unless they love the water and beaches. There are plenty of beaches where the kids can enjoy the water and play with the sand. They can also frolic in the water, which is of perfect temperature and depth.

There are plenty of activities for the adventurer. Here you can take any number of boats that will take you around the island or you can simply go scuba diving. There is so much to do here that you will need to budget your time!

There are plenty of spas on the island that will allow you to pamper yourself and get a bit of relaxation. Some of the top spas include Le Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa, Martinique Spa and many more. Here you can avail different treatments that include massages, pedicures, facials, manicures and much more.

There are different restaurants on the island where you can visit; however the food offered here mostly varies according to the specialised cuisines served. Some of the top restaurants include La Pailotte Bleue, Le Vieux Foyaal, Dubuc Café, Chez Fredo, Côté Sud and many more.

The dishes of this island are a unique combination of many other cuisines from around the world. The top cuisines offered include South Asian, Carib Amerindian, French and even African flavours. You should definitely try the Colombo, which is a gravy dish that is made with chicken, fish or other meat along with vegetables and given a Tamilian spice. Some of the spices include tamarind, wine, cassava, rum and coconut milk. Also, the desserts here, including the cakes use a lot of the local ingredients, rum and even pineapple.

There aren't any flea markets here, but there are plenty of other stores here. There are plenty of big department stores and even some smaller boutique stores that you can visit and find you want.

There are different malls on the island that have several branded department stores. Some of the top malls include Galeries Lafayette, Centre Commercial le Rond Point or even the Galerie Saint-Louis. Here you will find different French labels along with some of the world's top brands.

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