Hiking in Martinique

Trek deep into the heart of this gorgeous island, a French overseas territory

Part of the Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles islands, rugged Martinique’s culture is a perfect blend of West Indies and French influences.
 
 
 
 
 

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In Martinique, you'll find more than 350 km of walking paths. Discover the lush forests in the north of the island, walk along coastal paths or hike to the top of Mont Pelée. Some of these paths were opened by colonists to traverse the island.

 

Good to know:

Currency

Euro

Country Code

+596

Language

French and Antillean Creole

Best time to visit

April and May are probably the best months: good weather and no crowds

How to get here?

You can fly non-stop into Martinique’s International Airport from Paris and some major US cities (including Miami and New York)

What’s the weather like?

Peak season is from December to April. May is also a good month to visit. There is a risk of hurricanes during the summer and fall

More info about Hiking in Martinique:

Martinique is an overseas department of France located in the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean. Apart from its coastal walking paths, the ascent of Mont Pelée -an active volcano and the highest peak on the island- is a favorite among hikers. The volcano famously erupted in 1902 killing more than 30,000 people and then again in 1929 (though this time the area was evacuated in time to prevent casualties). During the ascent, hikers pass by fern forests and can observe the unique flora and fauna on Mount Pelée´s slopes, before getting to the volcano´s caldeira and, eventually, its summit

 

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