• Paul Gauguin Interpretation Center
    The famous French painter Paul Gauguin lived in Martinique for five months, studying and painting his surroundings. Martinique honors Gauguin’s efforts at the Paul Gauguin Interpretive Center. In this beautiful museum, the main gallery features his original works, and in the other rooms, visitors will find exhibits detailing his lifeRead More →
  • Museum of La Pagerie
    Marie-Joséphine Rose Tascher de la Pagerie was born in Trois-îlets on July 27, 1763 into a sugar family. Her tumultuous life would later make her known as the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte and Empress of the French in 1804. Of the family property devastated by numerous hurricanes and cyclones, onlyRead More →
  • Schoelcher Museum
    The Schoelcher Museum stands today to honor a man who fought fervently for the abolition of slavery, not only in Guadeloupe, but throughout the Caribbean. The museum was opened in the 19th century with the purpose of displaying works of art, and it still does so to some extent, withRead More →
  • The Cemetery of Christopher Columbus
    The cemetery, also known as the Cristobal Colón Necropolis (Columbus Cemetery), is one of the largest necropolises in the world. Named after Christopher Columbus, this 140-acre (0.6 km²) cemetery is known for its many elaborately carved memorials. It is estimated that the cemetery has over 500 large mausoleums, chapels andRead More →
  • Botanical Garden of Deshaies
    The Botanical Garden of Deshaies is located on a 7-hectare property, which belonged to the humorist Coluche. He bought the property in 1979. Today, his house has been completely rebuilt. It is to the previous owner, Guy Blandin, that we owe the great variety of rare plants present in theRead More →
  • Ernest Hemingway Museum
    Finca Vigia was Ernest Hemingway’s house and is located in San Francisco de Paula, a suburb of Havana. Today it houses the “Museo de Ernesto Hemingway”. The house was built in 1886 by the Catalan architect Miguel Pascual y Baguer. The Finca Vigia means “the farmhouse of the watchman” andRead More →
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