The Allure of Martinique: A Taste of France in the Caribbean
The enchanting island of Martinique boasts fascinating French history and breathtaking Caribbean beauty. Explore this unique island with naturalists and local experts.
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Program No. 22787RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

The French island of Martinique combines the best of European culture with the iconic beaches and palm trees of the Caribbean. This hidden gem in the Lesser Antilles boasts centuries of fascinating history and some of the finest natural wonders in the Caribbean. Join local naturalists to explore the island’s vast emerald-green rainforest, white sand beaches and imposing volcano. Traverse the island from top-to-bottom, taking field trips to engaging museums and historic villages as you learn unique history of Martinique — the “Isle of Flowers.”
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking and standing up to three miles a day.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Survey 18th-century Creole architecture and learn the intricacies of the French West Indian Creole lifestyle.
  • Join a seasoned naturalist to explore the lush rainforest of Emerald Fields, home to over 100 native species.
  • Learn about Martinique’s slave history at a faithfully recreated sugar plantation and “free slave” village.
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Sylvie Regina
Sylvie Regina has had a variety of roles in Marketing, Tourism, Translation and Education in Martinique, Canada and in New York City. She is fluent in English, Spanish and French, conversational is German and Italian. Sylvie completed her basic education in Martinique and her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Paris, France. She currently teaches Middle School in Fort de France.
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Sylvie Regina
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Marie-Annick Paulin-Pyram
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Corinne Vermignon
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Bruno Marques
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