In the tragic history of much of the Caribbean, Martinique will always be remembered as a courageous island that braved storms and colonial turmoil. We love strolling along its sandy beaches, shaded by palm trees and coconut palms that sway in the trade winds. We pass through botanical gardens and fascinating museums, then stop off at the best rum distilleries for a ti punch.
Some words and expressions in the language
Some Creole expressions for your stay in the French West Indies :
Surface area: 1 128 km²
376,480 inhabitants (2016)
Up-to-date vaccinations :
Take mosquito protection with you. Don’t hesitate to ask your GP for advice.
For French nationals, a valid identity card or passport.
If you wish to travel to neighboring islands, a valid passport may be required, as well as a return or onward ticket.