16 days in Martinique Itinerary

16 days in Martinique Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  14 h
1
Trois-Ilets
— 8 nights
Ferry + Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Macouba
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
3
Basse-Pointe
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h
End: Toronto

8
nights
Trois-Ilets

Trois-Ilets ©
Named after three nearby islands, Trois-Ilets remains a small town few casual travelers ever get to explore.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee de la Pagerie and House of Sugar (Maison de la Canne). You'll explore and learn at Le Musee de la Mer and Galerie de Sophen. Explore Trois-Ilets' surroundings by going to Fort-de-France (St. Louis Cathedral & Marche Aux Poissons), Habitation Clement (in Le Francois) and Ecomusee de Martinique (in Riviere-Pilote). The adventure continues: trot along with Ranch Jack, get a new perspective on things with Excursions et Loisirs en Martinique, wander the wide-open spaces of Ranch Anse Macabou, and view the masterpieces at Aux Couleurs Locales.

Before you visit Trois-Ilets, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Toronto, Canada to Trois-Ilets is an approximately 8- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Toronto in December, things will get much hotter in Trois-Ilets: highs are around 85°F and lows about 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Macouba.

Things to do in Trois-Ilets

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Fort-de-France, Sainte-Anne, Le Diamant, Ranch Anse Macabou, Parfums des iles
Highlights from your plan
Le Musee de la Mer ©
Le Musee de la Mer
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
House of Sugar (Maison de la Canne) ©
House of Sugar (Maison de la Canne)

1
day
Macouba

Macouba
The small coastal village of Macouba has a proud agricultural heritage, sitting at the point where a lush valley bows down to the sea.
For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Macouba trip tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Trois-Ilets to Macouba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Macouba, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 74°F at night. On the 31st (Tue), you'll travel to Basse-Pointe.

Things to do in Macouba

Parks Nature Outdoors

5
nights
Basse-Pointe

Basse-Pointe ©
Basse-Pointe is a town and commune in the French overseas department of Martinique. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau Dubuc and Habitation Fonds Saint-Jacques. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Domaine d'Emeraude and Centre de Decouverte des Sciences et de la Terre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Basse-Pointe: Le Carbet (Zoo de Martinique & Martinique Jet Team Sport), Saint-Pierre (Distillerie Depaz & Le Petit Train Cyparis Express) and Anse Couleuvre (in Le Precheur). There's lots more to do: trek along Randonnee de la Trace des Jesuites, see the interesting displays at La Maison du Volcan, and get impressive views of Montagne Pelee.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Basse-Pointe attractions app.

Basse-Pointe is just a stone's throw from Macouba. In December in Basse-Pointe, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Basse-Pointe

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Saint-Pierre, Le Carbet, Le Morne-Rouge, Habitation Fonds Saint-Jacques, Anse Couleuvre
Highlights from your plan
Zoo de Martinique ©
Zoo de Martinique
Chateau Dubuc ©
Chateau Dubuc