La Baignoire de Joséphine
D6 Cite La Jetée Le Francois MQ 97240, Le François, Martinique
About La Baignoire de Joséphine
La Baignoire de Joséphine is the name given to a sandy shoal located near François in Martinique, between Oscar islet and Thierry islet. This place is more like a pool, with turquoise and crystal clear water than a tub. it is considered one of the most famous sites of the island of flowers not to be missed under any circumstances.
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The Habitation Clément is a former dwelling sugar plantation in the town of François in Martinique. The property, which extends over 160 hectares, includes three parts the old distillery of rum Clement, now converted into a museum dedicated to the manufacture of rum and seat of the Clement Foundation, the aging cellars for Clément rum, the Creole-style residential buildings and there is also a 16-hectare botanical park, open to the public. It will be a new experience while visiting this place.
The Îlet Oscar is an uninhabited island of Martinique, one of François islets, administratively belonging to Le Francois. Being located near the Joséphine bathtub, the islet receives around 200 tourists daily, which makes it the most frequented islet of the François islets. It was one of the beautiful places where you can enjoy the natural beauty and also can spend a nice time.
The islet Madame is one of the islets of Robert on the Atlantic coast of Martinique. Located in the Havre du Robert, opposite the Pointe la Rose, it depends on the town of Robert. The islet has a fine sandy beach with turquoise waters. A path goes around it. It is also the most frequented islet in the town of Robert, because the only one with a sandy cove allowing swimming. It also attracts boaters as there may be more than 10 boats moored at or near the pontoon.
îlet Chancel is the largest and private island which was located in Martinique covering an area of 80 hectares. Chancel islet keeps the remains of a sugar plantation, a lime kiln, and a pottery destroyed during cyclones. But it is above all the presence of one of the last colonies of Caribbean iguanas, whose females are generally green in color and males gray in color, which makes it particularly interesting. In 2006 there were around 600 individuals. . The site is home to many curiosities that
Pointe Faula beach is nearly 400 meters long. It is very popular with Martinicans and tourists for its white backgrounds and its nautical activities. It is characterized by a large swimming area, spared from mass tourism. The peculiarity of the beach of Pointe Faula and which makes it famous, are its white background: the bather can enter and walk in the sea for nearly 300 meters with water up to his knees. This feature is appreciated by families who come to bathe in peace with their children.
Le Musée de la Mer has been installed since 1990 in a former cod drying room built around 1880, at the height of the fishing that the Paimpolais practiced in “Newfoundland” and “Iceland”. This museum retraces the great era of Terres Neuvas. Since 2005, the museum's fixed collection has dealt with the life of the “Icelanders”, with fishing “in Iceland”, then evokes some maritime aspects of which the Paimpolais were the actors-witnesses during the 19th and 20th centuries.
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