Things to see and do - Le Morne-Rouge
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Le Morne-Rouge :
Unmissable tourist site
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Le Morne-Rouge Travel guide
Le Morne-Rouge : Michelin's recommendations
Perched at 450m, at the foot of the Balisier, Calebasse and Mount Pelée, Le Morne-Rouge provides a refreshing haven of lush green vegetation, ideal to explore the volcano. Fed by several rivers and soaked in abundant rainfall, the village is a genuine agricultural barn. Its name has two origins: the ruddy-coloured volcanic soil so suited to pineapple and banana crops, and the red tufts of smoke that escape from the neighbouring "mountain of fire".
Tourist attractions Le Morne-Rouge : Things to see and do
An iconic feature of the landscape of Martinique, which it destroyed several times, Mount Pelée, a youthful 400,000-year-old volcano, is still in activity and hot springs and the occasional lava torrent still pour forth. The Morne-Rouge Maison des Vo..