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Habitation Clement

Le Francois 97240, Martinique
+596 596 54 62 07
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Beautiful historical plantation home & gardens

To understand Martinique, one has to visit a plantation and this is one of the best. The buildings... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Stunningholiday
,
Richmond BC
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Very pleasant

We spent about 2 hours. Very well maintained property and exhibition. Pleasant and informative. I... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Ivan V
,
Calgary, Canada
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Located on the east coast of Martinique, this is one of the most famous Plantation Homes in the Caribbean.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting room” (15 reviews)
“rum tasting” (15 reviews)
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Le Francois 97240, Martinique
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

To understand Martinique, one has to visit a plantation and this is one of the best. The buildings are well restored and the gardens and plantations are magnificent. An audio guide is provided, allowing you to go at your own pace to view the machinery,...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We spent about 2 hours. Very well maintained property and exhibition. Pleasant and informative. I would recommended.

Thank Ivan V
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Plan on spending half a day here (at least). This is a real working rum distillery, with huge warehouses full of barrels. The smell is wonderful. You can also sample and purchase rum here. If you are worried about getting bottles of rum through the...More

Thank Muffinlady01
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The domain is not only interesting for his rhum fabrication but also for its exhibitions. Marvellous sculptures on the park and exhibitions fromage the Pompidou Center. Also interesting for the secret meeting between G.Bush and Mittérand to create the peace after the golf war.

Thank joellep552
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Nice way to spend a few hours. Pretty grounds with a small but unusual outdoor art area. Little ones will be bored.

Thank jscott646
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is an old plantation estate which has opened its doors to visitors. There is a modern and airy exhibition centre which during the time of our visit was hosting a presentation of the abstract art which was hanging in the adjacent gallery. Very professionally...More

Thank Dilbertfan
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of a cruise excursion it was etremilly interesting part of french colonial history told well by a guide. It really gave me a taste for more. However due to time restarints we eere rushed around a bit. Great selection of sample drinks...More

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We came here to "kill some time" before our departure flight later on that day and enjoyed the habitation very much. The place offers an interesting mix of botanical garden, sculpture park, industrial museum and historic mansion. Glad we went but I wouldn't make it...More

Thank Marco K
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We were looking forward to a look at a French Colonial period plantation house. Unfortunately we got a overlong tour of a rum distillery instead. There were lovely gardens with sculptures, as well as an art gallery. Sadly, we had no opportunity to enjoy them...More

Thank skyhoosier
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed walking around The grounds are beautiful, weather was perfect. We found it very interesting and made for a nice afternoon activity after s day at the beach. The rums were great and the people i the the tasting area were super nice. Overall...More

Thank Lauren B
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Sioned1
19 September 2015|
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Response from Rachel B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Patty, I did this on my own. (Really on my own as I went without my husband.) I flew down on American Airlines and stayed at a hotel in Trois Islets. The front desk gave me the name of a taxi driver and he charged me 60... More
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Angela C
22 February 2015|
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Response from MapleandTango | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing any. Most visitors had rented cars or came in on tour buses. The area is pretty remote, there were no taxis waiting.
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Angela C
22 February 2015|
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Response from CTJohn | Reviewed this property |
I did notice taxis in the parking lot when we visited. I couldn't tell you whether they would take a fare back to the pier or whether they were there with prearranged groups. You may be able to make arrangements with your... More
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