Grande Anse du Diamant
Grande Anse du Diamant, Martinique
About Grande Anse du Diamant
Grande Anse du Diamant is a beach of almost 3 kilometers long, located south of the peninsula Diamond, the town of Diamond in Martinique. The beach faces the Rocher du Diamant. The beach is considered dangerous because the sea is rough and the current is strong. But this pretty setting should not make people forget that it can be dangerous to swim in it. This site is popular among tourists passing through the region.
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Cap 110 is a memorial dedicated to the slavery erected in Anse Caffard on the initiative of the city of Diamant during the 150th anniversary of the abolition of slavery, in 1998. Its designer, Laurent Valère, is a Martinican born in 1959. Self-taught artist, he evolves in painting and monumental sculpture. The whole work has a triangular shape of 15 busts. 2.50 m high. each statue represents the bust of a slightly bent man. The statues are in white reinforced concrete with sand and beige grave
Morne Larcher is a volcanic origin summit located in the municipalities of Diamant and Anses d'Arlet in Martinique. A hiking trail, connecting Petite-Anse to Anse Cafard, crosses the pass between the summit and the Croix Diamant. It provides access to a viewpoint at an altitude of 400 m. The site, for its volcanic geology and its flora, is part of the volcanic and forest areas of Martinique, proposed since 2014 in the world heritage classification . In addition, the southern slope is classified
La Savane des Esclaves is a typical site created by Gilbert Larose, in 2000, in the town of Trois-Ilets, Martinique, with the declared objective " to preserve and make known the heritage of the island". Private initiative, open to the public since December 2004, the Slave Savannah welcomed in 2006 more than 10,000 visitors of all nationalities. It is an area of 2,5 acres, where you can find the reconstruction of the everyday life of people living on the island years ago.
Maison de la Canne presents the history of sugar cane since its introduction in Martinique in the middle of the xvii th century. It is a regional museum visible from the road between Les Trois-Îlets and Rivière-Salée. The exhibition includes the history of the cane with temporary exhibitions in addition to the permanent exhibition "A land, a plant, a people". Also, there are explanations on how to make rum and so many other temporary exhibitions.
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.
Anse Mabouya is a beach located in Trois Rivières in the town of Sainte-Luce in Martinique. The beach is accessible from the hamlet of the Desert, and by the coastal path which runs along the beach of the Anse Corps de Garde. It is wooded and quite wide which will allow you to easily find a shaded site. The sea, beautiful and calm, will thus allow swimming for young and old alike.
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