travel42 Port Guide: Trois-Ilets

Trois-Ilets travel42 Port of Call Guide

History buffs may want to visit the estate just outside Trois-Ilets, Martinique, where Empress Josephine, wife of Napoleon I, spent time as a child. (She may well have been born there—as island residents say—though the island of St. Lucia also claims to be Josephine's birthplace.)

Part of her original home has been restored and converted into the Musee de la Pagerie, which contains furniture (including Josephine's childhood bed) and memorabilia (invitations to the great balls in Paris, a love...

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