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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Martinique

Saint-Joseph - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Martinique

Located inland, Saint-Joseph offers visitors incomparable with lush vegetation covered by beautiful rivers show.

The city is bounded by the Gros Morne, Fond-Saint-Denis, Fort-de-France and Le Lamentin.

Unlike beaches, Saint-Joseph makes you discover with pleasure, with rare species forests, rivers and gardens with various flowers.

The city is crossed by numerous rivers including the White River, the river and Mr. Lézarde river.

The White River is one of the few rivers of Martinique where you can swim without fear. Its name symbolizes the whiteness of the foam of its waters. It should be noted that supplies drinking water to the central and southern part of the island through the establishment of two water treatment stations.

Geographical information

Latitude14.6708300 (N 14° 40’ 15”)
Longitude-61.0375000 (W 61° 2’ 15”)
Population16766 inhabitants
PrefectureFort-de-France (7.5 mi, 17 min)
Insee code97224
IntercommunalityCA du Centre de la Martinique

Nearest cities & towns

Gros-Morne5.8 mi (17 min)
Le Lamentin6.8 mi (16 min)
Fort-de-France7.5 mi (21 min)
Le Robert9.6 mi (27 min)
Ducos10 mi (22 min)
La Trinité10.4 mi (26 min)
Schoelcher10.7 mi (22 min)
Fonds-Saint-Denis12.1 mi (31 min)
Le Morne-Rouge13 mi (26 min)
Sainte-Marie14.4 mi (31 min)

Things to see and do

Heart Bouliki: Saint-Joseph has the largest forest area of ​​Martinique. It represents more than a third of the total area of ​​the city, nearly 1,500 acres of forest. This forest is crossed by the White River on the site of Heart Bouliki. The swimming area is landscaped and maintained by the NFB.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Farm and Craft Fair May 1 pilgrim Ahead of the festival, this event is organized by the Tourist Office of Saint-Joseph in partnership with the Municipality. Discussed, in particular the Labor Day day to pay tribute to some trades, such as agriculture, horticulture, crafts and food.

The Fleuriades: As the name suggests, this show is designed to showcase the horticultural production in the city, on the eve of All Saints.


Bouliki heart
Bouliki heart
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Heart Bouliki (© Thierry Gruda)
Heart Bouliki (© Thierry Gruda)
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Church Saint-Joseph, reproduction of Notre-Dame-de-Paris
Church Saint-Joseph, reproduction of Notre-Dame-de-Paris
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Tuesday 18 september
Min. 25°C - Max. 30°C
Wednesday 19 september
Min. 25°C - Max. 30°C
Thursday 20 september
Min. 26°C - Max. 31°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Electric tricycle trip to the Fort-de-France monuments
Culture and education10 € Fort-de-France (5.1 mi)
Sightseeing trip on the Caribbean coast
Nature and the great outdoors48 € Fort-de-France (5.2 mi)
Plane flight over Martinique
Nature and the great outdoors79 € Le Lamentin (5.7 mi)
Cruise aboard the Mabouya Cata
Nature and the great outdoors65 € Le Robert (6.7 mi)
Excursion to the Diamant Rock or along the dolphin route
Nature and the great outdoors45 € to 80 € Les Trois-Îlets (7.9 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Forest of Vatable
HikeEasy1h00Les Trois-Îlets (9.5 mi)

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