13 days in Martinique Itinerary

13 days in Martinique Itinerary

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13 days in Martinique Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Sainte-Luce
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Fort-de-France
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
3
Le Precheur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
La Trinite
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Brussels

6
nights
Sainte-Luce

Sainte-Luce ©
The coastal town of Sainte-Luce has a pleasing aesthetic, with fishing boats bobbing in the bay and charming, squat buildings dotted on the hill that rises up from the coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Savane Des Petrifications, Memorial de l'Anse Caffard, La Trace des Caps, and other attractions you added. Get in touch with nature at Les Salines Beach and Anse Dufour. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Henry Catholic Church and St-Thomas Church of Diamant. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sainte-Luce: Etang des Salines (in Sainte-Anne), Anse Noire (in Les Anses d'Arlet) and Piste de Chateau Paille (in Le Vauclin). The adventure continues: stroll through Parcours de sante, delve into the lush surroundings at Foret departementale-domaniale de Montravail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piton de Creve Ceour.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sainte-Luce trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Sainte-Luce is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Brussels in December; daily highs in Sainte-Luce reach 34°C and lows reach 27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for Fort-de-France.

Things to do in Sainte-Luce

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Le Vauclin, Les Anses d'Arlet, Le Diamant
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Plage des Salines ©
Plage des Salines
Anse Dufour
Anse Dufour
Piton de Creve Ceour ©
Piton de Creve Ceour

1
night
Fort-de-France

Fort-de-France ©
The political capital of Martinique, Fort-de-France has a thriving commercial center and a number of historic sites.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Marche as well as Jardin de Balata. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for gifts at Grand Marche, then get advice or help at Schoelcher Library, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Balata.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort-de-France tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Sainte-Luce to Fort-de-France takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Le Precheur.

Things to do in Fort-de-France

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Jardin de Balata ©
Jardin de Balata
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Schoelcher Library ©
Schoelcher Library

1
day
Le Precheur

Le Precheur ©
Le Prêcheur is a village and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique. You've added Memorial de la catastrophe de 1902 | musee Frank A. Perret, Batterie d'Esnotz, Cascade Couleuvre, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sat), get impressive views of Montagne Pelee, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise du Precheur, make a trip to Le Tombeau des Caraibes, admire the sheer force of Cascade Couleuvre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Ceron, and finally steep yourself in history at Batterie d'Esnotz.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Le Precheur trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Fort-de-France to Le Precheur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Le Precheur sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to La Trinite.

Things to do in Le Precheur

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre, Martinique, Saint-Pierre
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Cascade Couleuvre ©
Cascade Couleuvre
Anse Ceron ©
Anse Ceron
Anse Turin ©
Anse Turin

4
nights
La Trinite

La Trinite ©
La Trinité is a town and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique. Your list of things to see and do now includes Le Jardin de Bonneville, Le Tombolo, Canal De Beauregard, and other attractions. Step out of the city life by going to La Breche and Randonnee de la Trace des Jesuites. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Chateau Dubuc, take in the awesome beauty at Pitons du Carbet, tour the pleasant surroundings at Presqu'ile de la Caravelle, and explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges de la Falaise.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read La Trinite road trip planning site .

You can drive from Le Precheur to La Trinite in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in La Trinite

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Fonds Saint Denis, Martinique, Tartane, Pitons du Carbet, Le Tombolo
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Canal De Beauregard ©
Canal De Beauregard
Presqu'ile de la Caravelle ©
Presqu'ile de la Caravelle
Le Tombolo ©
Le Tombolo

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