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Sightseeing in Diamant - what to see. Complete travel guide

The name of this town can be translated as “diamond”. This is a wonderful town that sparkles with bright colors in sunrays and attracts visitors by its atmosphere of solitude and calmness. It took Diamant just several years to turn from a small fishing village into a modern town that attracts travellers from all over the world. Green mountains, azure warm waves and magnificent marine landscapes bring in the atmosphere of unhurried rest, and unique historical places of interest make this destination even more interesting.
French influence has found its reflection in national traditions. A large part of local people is fluent in the French and Creole languages. Locals are peaceful and good-tempered people. … Open
The ruins of the local castle are considered one of the main sights of the town. The castle was built in the 18th century by Tiberius Carafa – a famous leader and politician. The building of the castle was the first step towards the development of the city. The old part of Diamant keeps several other buildings created in 18-19 centuries. All buildings are considered amazing examples of the Baroque style. First travellers, who wanted to see the beauty of this place, were sculptors and painters. Many of the artists were so amazed by the look of this town that they left their pictures right on the walls of Diamant’s houses. Today every building in the town is decorated with wonderful frescos. If you look at Diamant from high above, you will see the town contains all colors of a rainbow.
While making a walk on colorful streets, you can visit cozy restaurants, look at souvenirs and other goods in local outlet shops, or simply take some rest on one of the opened terraces. Tourists will also enjoy several specially equipped beaches that have been created to provide best service to visitors. Painters from different countries keep coming to Diamante even now to leave own work on one of the town’s walls, but not everyone is allowed to participate in the decoration of streets. In order to be eligible, a painter must go through a competition and prove to the local judges that his/her work is truly observable. Copyright
Le Diamant is famous for its beautiful architectural landmarks. There are many beautiful mansions built in the national style from coral blocks. The popular resort is also rich in natural … Open
The miniature town is very interesting to explore on foot. Curious attractions can be seen literally at every step. The ancient church Immacolata Concezione, which was built in the 17th century, was preserved in the town. Over the 300 years of its existence, it has been reconstructed many times. However, the church has not lost its historical charm. Many ancient elements of decoration and ornaments, as well as valuable religious artifacts, have been preserved in it.
While walking along the embankment of the city, you can notice a very unusual stone sculpture. It symbolizes a faceted diamond; this original sculpture is the main symbol of the city. On the embankment, there is a large selection of interesting shops and restaurants that specialize in national cuisine.
The southern coast of Martinique is an ideal place for active recreation. Various water sports are particularly popular in the region and there is nothing strange in that taking into … Open
Near the coast is a small uninhabited island Chiarella, trips to which, also has well-deserved popularity among tourists. At the highest point of this island are the ruins of an old fort, surrounded by a picturesque forest. On this island, you can admire the wondrous nature and watch the birds. It is sure to please those who want to spend time away from noisy tourist places.
le diamant Diamante is famous not only for its charming nature and historical sites, but also for its interesting cultural traditions. One of the main national symbols of the city is a hot red pepper. In its honor, the annual Peperoncino Festival is held. It is held in the middle of September. In the city, there is very interesting entertainment for a week. Guests of the festival will have the opportunity to visit street presentations, watch the performances of musicians and try the most popular national dishes.
1. Travelers should keep an eye on their belongings and do not take large sums of cash without any particular purpose when they go outside. It is better to keep documents and valuables in … Open
If you cannot visit the Diamante during the holiday, you can look into one of the local food stores. In them, customers are offered wonderful decorative bunches of dried peppers - the most popular local souvenir. The city has a very interesting Pepper Museum, which tourists can visit at any time of the year. In this museum, visitors will be told about dozens of varieties of pepper that are grown in the city, as well as about what kind of popular national dishes it is used for.
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Saint Marie is another popular destination in Martinique. The town is mostly famous for top quality rum that is produced there. First rum was made in the town yet in 1660. Nowadays, the oldest rum manufacture of the island, Saint James Plantation, has been turned into a museum, where visitors can see how the rum is made and try different sorts of it in a special degustation room. Le Salines is another important excursion point on the island. The southern part of the town is the location of a very beautiful place – Etang de Salines Lake – and beaches that are often called the best in the country. Best hotels, restaurants and entertainment centres are located in that region. … Open
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