Eight reasons to visit Martinique
By MARIE-JULIE GAGNON / 15 December 2015
Preparing for a trip to Martinique is like getting ready to go to Europe. Don’t expect the prices of the Dominican Republic or Cuba: this island may be located in the Lesser Antilles, but it’s actually part of France. Bordered on one side by the Caribbean Sea and on the other by the Atlantic Ocean, this European territory has its own attractive features that set it apart from the motherland: temperatures rarely below 22 degrees, lush vegetation, a fascinating cultural melting-pot, an approximate flight distance of 4.5 hours from Montreal and no jetlag to deal with! Still not convinced? Here are more reasons I fell for the Island of Flowers.