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Chateau Dubuc

Eastern Martinique, La Trinite, Martinique
+596 596 58 09 00
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Ruins of a local estate, and wouldn't call it chateau even. If you are into history than it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ostrzak
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Prague, Czech Republic
Visit was 2012 - situated in green, wooded area by ocean with an informative slavery exhibit.

As I said in the title - this was in late July and early August of 2012 (TP won't let me indicate... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Marie S
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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This is the ancestral home of Aimee Duboc de Rivery. Captured by pirates, she was sold to the Sultan of Constantinople as a slave, but rose to fame as the mother of Sultan Mahmoud II.
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  • Very good52%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
27 Mar 2017
“Visit was 2012 - situated in green, wooded area by ocean with an informative slavery exhibit.”
6 Feb 2017
“Beautiful location”
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Eastern Martinique, La Trinite, Martinique
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ruins of a local estate, and wouldn't call it chateau even. If you are into history than it is interesting to walk around and listen to the recordings. The only problem is besides the map that you receive there is no other signs helping with...More

Thank Ostrzak
Reviewed 27 March 2017

As I said in the title - this was in late July and early August of 2012 (TP won't let me indicate that in other areas related to this review) that my husband and I visited. However, at that time this was a worthwhile place...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Not really a chateau, but remnants of a 17th century plantation house and grounds. Interesting for a half hour visit, under the tropical heat and intense sun. The aristocrat from Normandy who went here to establish the place, must have been desperate to make some...More

Thank Sociology
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We combined a visit to this former sugar refinery/coffee mill/rum distillery with a walk through the surrounding forests. It was not entirely clear to us whether one had to walk to the chateau at the point the tarmac Road ends, or whether you can drive...More

Thank Splin
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Beautiful well kept grounds and excellent information makes this a very interesting place to visit and wander around to learn about life here in the past .. some great hikes around the locality .

Thank Worldtraveller1953
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The ruins of the Château Dubuc are well identified heading towards Tartane. Besides the historic site there are nature walks & beaches along the way so it is good for a day outing. The site has audio guides in both Fr & Eng as well...More

Thank MajaMontreal
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Beatiful old place old sugar factory only riuns you have to pay a fee about 5 euro pre person we recomened for one day trip

Thank joanna z
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The ruins are at the end of a relatively bumpy road, but easily accessible using the average rental (just go a bit slower). Drive as far as you can, unless you are keen walkers, trampers. It is only 5 euro pp for entry, and that...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

A fabulously well-put together piece of Martinique history. As soon as I got there, staff met me with a smile and a willingness to help (and tolerate my chopped French). They did speak English but I wanted (and needed to) practice. The audio-guide was fabulous....More

Thank Stephanie Y
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Historical ruins of a local estate - it should be notes entails lots of walking over less than easy ground, with the typical lack of signage. Older individuals should be very cautious on the trails - there is a long steep hike back to the...More

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