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1 Rue de la liberté, Fort-de-France 97200, Martinique

The gorgeous Bibliothèque Schoelcher is a soaring late-19th-century library built of wrought iron, concrete, wood and glass. The building was designed by Pierre-Henri Picq, a disciple of Gustave Eiffel (of Eiffel Tower fame), and built...

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The colonial town of St. Pierre, on Martinique's west coast, has a colorful past. Rich from the earnings of the sugar and rum trades, it was once considered the Paris of the Caribbean—until 1902, when it was destroyed by the...

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D38, Les Trois-Îlets, Martinique

Most visitors to Martinique head for sun and sand on the island's southern coast. Those looking for history should consider a tour of La Pagerie, the plantation home of Napoleon's Empress Joséphine. An old stone...

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On the northeast coast, the diminutive Musée de la Banane is as fun a museum as you'll find anywhere. Set in an old stone banana-packing house, it tells the story of this major Caribbean cash crop. You'll learn about the many...

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Route de Balata, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique

This botanical wonder is home to thousands of native plant species, including heliconias, hibiscus and bromeliads. Guests enjoy strolling around the three-hectare (seven-acre) grounds, where hundreds of palm trees tower over...