Jardin de Balata, Fort-de-France

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Wander and observe exotic plants and flowers in the beautifully sculpted Jardin de Balata. Explore the gardens, nestled in the jungle-class mountains of the island, and set around the designer’s childhood Creole home. Take winding paths through expertly manicured gardens, or traverse suspended pathways in the trees, affording spectacular views of the site and its surrounding countryside. Consider bringing comfortable shoes, as the trails can be hilly at points, and be sure to bring along a camera to capture the picturesque vistas. By using our Fort-de-France day trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Jardin de Balata and other attractions in Fort-de-France.
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  • Do not miss! great place where you can admire hummingbirds, a huge variety of trees, plants, flowers. Magic place!
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  • The garden of Balata is part of the highlights! There is the diversity of the flora of Martinique. His suspension bridge allows a part of original tour since we're at the top of the trees. Only downside, some varieties lack of explanation for the visitor
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  • Cel is worth to spend 2 hours! rare species mixed with a known species, a real nice colors and shapes beautifully exposed and maintained. Bravo!
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  • The garden show a great variety of plants, each one more beautiful than the other. The hole things surrender by forest living you an amazing view
  • Bit pricey but there is a hanging bridge between the trees 15 meters high adding extra experience to your visit.
  • Amazing gardens high up in the rainforest unbelievable atmosphere. You must go.
  • Exotic plants in an extraordinary place. Superb views down the valley, educational experience as well because of the signs posted throughout the garden. Quite expensive but worth if you like gardens and parks. Great experience!
  • Nice day trip which a great restaurant next door. Lots of hummingbirds.

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