The Allure of Martinique: A Touch 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 and white and black sand beaches.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.”
Our Flex learning adventures offer more flexible schedules than our traditional programs, with ample independent time and several meals on your own. Enjoy the camaraderie of the group while also getting time to explore on your own.

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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