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Clement House (Habitation Clement)

Le Francois 97240 , Martinique
0596 54 62 07
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Description: Located on the east coast of Martinique, this is one of the most famous Plantation Homes in the Caribbean.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The site itself is just beautiful, there is a large variety of plats and trees, it is actually a botanical garden. And then you have the distillery itself and the Clement colonial house that you can both visit. It is a great tour, definitely worth the stop

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Montreal, Quebec
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We spent almost 1/2 a day here - enjoying wandering around the plantation - learning how rum is made - sampling rum. We were having to provision a sailboat for 2 weeks - so we came back with a few bottles (and barrel) of rum for the "crew". It served us well!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Well worth getting away from the beautiful beaches of Martinique for a few hours to visit this historic plantation. We especially liked the pictures of the employees who worked for many years at the plantation, the house, the art exhibition, the gardens... and the rum!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Didn't really see any of the "plantation" but there is lovely vegetation and the original (??) house is like a mini-museum. Very interesting and nice to explore

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Avon, Connecticut
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

On a recent cruise we stopped in Martinique. We booked an excursion to Clement House & Plantation. Our guide was a well-informed young lady named Gladwys. The tour encompassed the historic house, gardens, sugar cane and banana fields, and the no-disurum distillery. The motor coach was a modern, air-conditioned bus with an able driver. The excursion was a product of... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The complete explanation of how to make rum from sugar cane juice - together with the shop to sample the products. They also have a small art gallery and a park for kids - and grown ups - to run around.

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Martinique
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25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

everything you need to see at a rhum plantation and more. the factory well explained and set out for the visitor, the shop and rhum tasting, the amazing gardens and surrounding views of infinite banana plantations etc. the quaint plantation house and it's epoc furnishings and two small art galleries that promote local artists with changing expos throughout the year.... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

My wife and I visisted here as part of tour of the Island of Martinique, off the Wind Surf, while on a cruise in the Caribbean. The Island of Martinique is quite lovely and the Habitation Clement is a visual and historical treat! We toured on a bright, sunshine filled day which made the entire gournds sparkle! Our tour included... More

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Milan, Italy
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27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

this place is relly worth of a visit. It is located in a very large and nic park where you can walk on the grass and see a lot of different tropical plants (all marked with nameplates). The audio guides in English and French are available. On the site you can visit an old rum production facilities and a traditional... More

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Berkshire, UK
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11 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2007

Habitation Clement is a wonderful old plantation house in good state of repair unlike some on the island. There's an interesting photo gallery showing the numerous politians, artists and musicans who have been guests at the house over the years. The grounds offer some nice shady walks and you can also visit the plantation's rum factory and sample some of... More

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