Destination Spotlight – Why Martinique

 

The beautiful island of Martinique

 

The Caribbean island with French flair, The Isle of Flowers, The Rum Capital of the World, The Isle of the Famed Poet (Aimé Césaire) – by any one of its many names Martinique remains one of the most alluring and enchanting destinations in the world; as unforgettable as a summer romance or a first kiss.

The Isle of Flowers - from the island of Martinique

Named “Best Gourmet Island of the Year 2008” by Caribbean World Magazine, Martinique is an overseas region of France that stirs the passions with distinctive culinary delights, awe-inspiring natural beauty, a rich cultural history, warm smiles and so much more.

Named “Best Gourmet Island of the Year 2008” by Caribbean World Magazine

Napoleon’s bride, Empress Josephine, was born and raised on Martinique.

 

The Pompeii of the Caribbean, St. Pierre, is found on Martinique.

 

The finest French products, from Chanel fashions to Limoges porcelain, are readily available at Martinique stores.

Rums of Martinique

La Route des Rhums, a tour of the world’s finest rum distilleries based on France’s famed Route des Vins, is offered on Martinique.  A special place, to be sure, with so much to offer – Martinique c’est magnifique!

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