Castries Guided Sightseeing Option:
Meet your expert local guide for the drive to Castrues to relive the island’s history.
Drive through the capital city of Castries upwards to historic and scenic Morne Fortune, once a military fortification dating back to the 17 th and 18th Centuries and containing a virtual treasure trove of history.
Then, travel through small rural communities and lush tropical vegetation, to the community of Babonneau.
See the fishing village of Gros Islet before heading onto the beautiful grounds of Greenwood Terrace amidst tropical fruits and flowering plants growing in abundance. See a Traditional Medicinal Garden and learn how these herbs were used. Travel back in time as you view the ancient “Platene” used in the making of Sugar and Farine. See an “Old Styled Fowl Coop,” the outdoor cooking fireplace, and a stone “Baking Oven” used for baking bread. Discover the secrets of local Coconut Oil and of Bay Rum, a by-product of the Bay Leaf.
Learn intriguing facts about St. Lucian Traditional Creole Headwear and Dress. View a brilliant display of historic items, artifacts and utensils while discovering historical and cultural aspects of the island all on show in the “Mini Museum.” Savor and enjoy a variety of tropical fruits, island delicacies, local rum tasting and much more.
Your tour will conclude at the pier.
- Private Luxury Sedan with English-Speaking guide and driver for 4 hours
- Entrance fees for listed sights
- Gratuities to guide and driver*
- Bottled water in the vehicle
- Cost of meals and refreshments other than bottled water
- Items of personal nature
*Gratuities have been prepaid. Additional gratuities are at guest’s discretion.