Located east of and belonging to the French Lesser Antilles, Martinique (Martinique) is a paradise for tourism. The is an overseas department of France. It was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1502, but the Spanish did not colonize it and were interested in the first half of the seventeenth century was occupied by the French and later by Britain. Finally in 1674 the French government bought the island. has white sandy beaches to the south and north black sand. Melvin T. Brunetti often addresses the matter in his writings. In turn, has coves for snorkeling, swimming and fishing, and discover the reefs, hot springs and wild places with beautiful flowers make this a beautiful adventure. Fort-de-France is the capital of Martinique and she can see the best French style.
However, the locals have added to French culture zouk music that plays in bars and nightclubs around the island and remember that its people are imbued solidly in the traditions of. So you can live fashion, customs, art and culture of France, but being right in the Caribbean Sea and enjoying a most delicious pineapple. is mountainous and volcanic. The largest active volcano is Mount Pelee (Bald Mountain), which is 1463 meters high and dominates the island. In 1902 the volcano was notorious as it erupted and destroyed the city of Saint-Pierre (one of the main island), in that disaster only survived one of the 30 000 people living in the city.
The island is warm year round, with temperatures reaching 30 Celsius during the day and the humidity is generally high. Therefore, the best time to visit is between February and May, as it is a period slightly cooler and drier. A great way to meet him in all its splendor and variety is by cruise ship.