16 days in Martinique Itinerary

16 days in Martinique Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Trois-Ilets
— 8 nights
2
Macouba
— 1 day
3
Basse-Pointe
— 5 nights

8
nights
Trois-Ilets

Trois-Ilets ©
Named after three nearby islands, Trois-Ilets remains a small town few casual travelers ever get to explore.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Le Musee de la Mer and House of Sugar (Maison de la Canne). You'll explore and learn at Galerie de Sophen and Ecomusee de Martinique. Explore Trois-Ilets' surroundings by going to Fort-de-France (St. Louis Cathedral & Marche Aux Poissons), Sainte-Anne (Le Moulin de Val d'Or, Ilet Chevalier, &more) and Habitation Clement (in Le Francois). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Excursions et Loisirs en Martinique, wander the wide-open spaces of Ranch Anse Macabou, look for gifts at Village Creole, and see the interesting displays at Musee de la Pagerie.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Trois-Ilets sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to Trois-Ilets is an approximately 11-hour combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Trois-Ilets at 85°F and lows at 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Macouba.

Things to do in Trois-Ilets

Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Fort-de-France, Sainte-Anne, Le Diamant, Parfums des iles, Ranch Anse Macabou
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Le Musee de la Mer ©
Le Musee de la Mer
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
House of Sugar (Maison de la Canne) ©
House of Sugar (Maison de la Canne)

1
day
Macouba

Macouba
The small coastal village of Macouba has a proud agricultural heritage, sitting at the point where a lush valley bows down to the sea.
For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Macouba trip tool.

Traveling by car from Trois-Ilets to Macouba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and car. In December in Macouba, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 74°F at night. On the 31st (Tue), you'll travel to Basse-Pointe.

Things to do in Macouba

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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5
nights
Basse-Pointe

Basse-Pointe ©
Basse-Pointe is a town and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau Dubuc and Habitation Fonds Saint-Jacques. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Randonnee de la Trace des Jesuites and Domaine d'Emeraude. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Basse-Pointe: Le Carbet (Zoo de Martinique & Martinique Jet Team Sport), Anse Couleuvre (in Le Precheur) and Saint-Pierre (Distillerie Depaz, Le Petit Train Cyparis Express, &more). There's more to do: examine the collection at La Maison du Volcan and get impressive views of Montagne Pelee.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Basse-Pointe trip planner.

Basse-Pointe is just a short distance from Macouba. In December in Basse-Pointe, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Basse-Pointe

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Pierre, Le Carbet, Le Morne-Rouge, Habitation Fonds Saint-Jacques, Montagne Pelee
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Zoo de Martinique ©
Zoo de Martinique
Chateau Dubuc ©
Chateau Dubuc