Sainte-Anne: Useful information and things to seeTemps de lecture : 2 minutes
You have put the commune of Sainte-Anne on your Martinique itinerary, or you still hesitate to visit it?
You will find all the useful information and anecdotes about the town in this article! Sainte-Anne is a city located in the south of the island.
Surrounded by the Marin and Rivière-Pilote, it is an integral part of the community of agglomeration of the Southern Area of Martinique.
History of the municipality
It was at the end of the 17th century that a first chapel was built for the few hundred inhabitants (the Saintannais) who had been living from sugar farms until then. Indeed, the cultivation of sugar cane covered most of the arable land at that time. The church of Notre-Dame de Sainte-Anne is today registered as a historical monument, it is one of the first churches on the island!
The calvary that climbs on the morne just behind the church is a very popular place of worship in the town. In September, the Calvary welcomes more than 5,000 pilgrims to complete the La Salette pilgrimage.
Tourism : The peninsula of Sainte-Anne and its beaches
From a touristic point of view, the commune is especially famous for its peninsula which forms the south-eastern end of the island.
This peninsula will know how to offer you a most remarkable landscape!
The landscape of the peninsula of Sainte-Anne and its beaches is worthy of the most beautiful postcards of Martinique.
The city of Sainte-Anne in 7 questions
4 298 inhabitants
Area: 38 km2
Density: 112 km2
Ruins of the Crève Coeur dwelling, registered as a Historical Monument ;
The Savannah of Petrifaction;
Habitation Les Anglais Des Grottes (MH) ;
The Lighthouse of Cabrits Island;
The Ramsar Site of the Etang des Salines;
Habitation of Val d’Or known as the “Moulin de Val d’Or”, listed in its entirety as a Historic Monument.
+596 76 73 06
Opening hours :
Monday : from 07h30 to 13h30 from 15h00 to 17h30
From Tuesday to Wednesday: from 07:30 to 13:30
Thursdays: from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Fridays: from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm