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Reach the summit of an iconic volcano in the Martinique Island!

Located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, the Martinique Island is one of the eighteen regions of France. Standing at 1397 meters, Mount Pelée is the highest volcano on the island and the most famous natural attraction in Martinique. Climbing it is a  a must-do for hikers! Enjoy a unique adventure and reach the top of this mountain through a steep rocky trail!

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FAQs: Hiking in Mont Pelee

What should I know about Hiking Mont Pelee?

Martinique is located in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the eastern Caribbean Sea. It is situated at about 450 km northeast of the coast of South America and about 700 km southeast of the Dominican Republic. As with the other overseas departments of France, Martinique is part of the European Union and an integral part of the French Republic.

Why should I choose Mont Pelee for my Hiking adventure?

Climb an active volcano

Hike the beautiful green slopes of Mont Pelee and reach the summit of an active volcano! Mont Pelee destroyed the former capital of St-Pierre in 1902. Currently, the volcano is in a quiescent state: not actually active, but still registering minor activity.

Spectacular views from the top

Once you reach Mount Pelee’s summit you will enjoy spectacular views on both the Atlantic and the Caribbean sides of the Martinique Island. The sights on all direction are simply stunning!

The physical challenge

Climbing Mount Pelee is rather challenging, as you ascend through a rocky and steep trail, starting rom the rainforest, all the way to the top of the volcano. The steep, rocky trails are perfect for adventurers seeking a physical challenge.

What can I expect from the weather during my Hiking trip in Mont Pelee?

Martinique has a year round tropical climate, with a dry season (December to May) and a rainy season (June to November).

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Mont Pelee region?

French is the official language. Most residents can also speak Creole.

What currency is accepted around Mont Pelee?

Euro (EUR)

How can I get to Mont Pelee?

The International Martinique Aimé Césaire airport is the only airport in the island, located near the town of Lamentin, a short distance from Fort-de-France. There is service of modern catamarans between Fort-de-France and Pointe-à-Pitre in, with a stop at Roseau in Dominica.

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When is the best time to travel to Mont Pelee for Hiking?

You can climb Mont Pelee all year round, although the dry season (December to May) is the best time to visit.

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