Montagne Pelee, Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre

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Cleverly disguised as a mountain, Montagne Pelee is a semi-active volcano famously responsible for the destruction of St Pierre in 1902. A rich display of lush green vegetation greets you as you walk around the volcano. Take a rewarding hike to the top, which presents breathtaking panoramic views of pristine surroundings from 1,397 m (4,583 ft) above sea level. As you hike up the volcano, keep an eye out for the Martinique volcano frog, which is endemic to this area. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Montagne Pelee and many more Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre trip itinerary builder website .
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  • For any sportsman, the ascent of Dame Pelée is essential, Walkers will be able to simply climb up to the Caldeira 3 possible routes: - The aileron - I do not like (too touristy and stony) - La Grande Savane at the start of the Preacher (departure of the sea level) or the Charmeuse where you can drive halfway ... - The Morne Macouba from Grand Rivière or Macouba (the two paths meet at the monk's house) Conclusion: In very good weather : any route provided you go to The Chinese In medium weather: Great Savannah, because the view of the Caribbean and St. Peter is exceptional and guaranteed
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  • I took the blue trail (around 4h) what starts at the parking L’aileron (near Le Morne Rouge) and ends at the second refugee house and have the same trail back. The trail is only for experienced hikers...  more »
  • This is the worst mountain i have ever seen. Just the smell of this mountain was enough to turn me back to Russia. The texture was far too brittle to quench my high standards of high quality mountains with voluptuous and succulent rock materials. This mountain was simply lacking this type of rock material. Very disappointing. As if this wasn't enough, even the angle of elevation was one of the worst i have ever felt. In my personal opinion, my least favorite angle i have measured, and this is coming from someone who has measured some of the most famous angles in the world so i really know what i am talking about. If there is one good thing about this horrid experience, it would probably be the taste of the rock. It tastes very unique compared to most earth rocks, but it was not nearly enough to erase the awful overall experience of this mountain. I would recommend coming here if you are looking for a reason to be severely unaroused, but absolutely not if you are a professional mountain critic such as my self. A very lackluster experience. Very disappointing.
  • It looks nice and I demand 5 stars pls
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