More of a crapahuter (a trek over difficult terrain) than a hike, going to La Fontaine de Didier is not for the faint of heart. Like Le Saut de Gendarme, the rewards are commensurate with the effort and the exertion required for La Fontaine Didier means great returns.
Fort Saint Louis (often hyphenated as Fort Saint-Louis) is a seaside fortress in Fort-de-France, Martinique. The present-day fort has evolved from earlier strongholds that were erected on the site as early as 1638, and has been known in previous incarnations as Fort Royal and Fort de la Republique.
The Jardin de Balata (3 hectares) is a private botanical garden located on the Route de Balata about 10 km outside of Fort-de-France, Martinique, France. It is open daily; an admission fee is charged. History. The garden was begun in 1982 by horticulturist Jean-Philippe Thoze and opened to the public in 1986.
En juin 1999, la première phase du musée d'Histoire et d'Ethnographie, restauré et aménagé, ouvrait ses portes au public. De type néo-classique, la maison -ancienne résidence du Directeur de l'artillerie- reste l'une des rares maisons bourgeoises subsistant au centre ville.
Le Musée Départemental d'Archéologie et de Préhistoire (MDAP) conserve le patrimoine le plus ancien retrouvé dans l'île de la Martinique. Il s'affirme délibérement comme lieu d'étude, de conservation et de diffusion du patrimoine archéologique de la Martinique, voire des Petites Antilles.
If this library doesn’t look much like your average Caribbean building, there’s a reason for that. It’s not. The entire library was first built in France back in 1889, then shipped piece by piece to the island Martinique as an exquisite monument to Victor Schoelcher, the French abolitionist writer from the early 19th century.
Better yet, pay a visit to the Aimé Césaire Museum. Théâtre Aimé Césaire, Martinique | SBPR Located in a stunning neoclassical theater set in the heart of downtown Fort-de-France, the small and tidy museum occupies Césaire’s former office, where he worked for some 50 years.
St. Louis Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Saint-Louis de Fort-de-France) is a Catholic cathedral located in Martinique, an overseas department of France. It was built in the late 19th-century in the Romanesque Revival style and serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Fort-de-France.