Castries, Saint Lucia
Island Splendor Drive
Local Sightseeing, All
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Approximately 3 Hours
This delightful excursion encompasses scenic views, banana plantations and vibrant tropical foliage, and gives an insight into St Lucia's history and culture. Board a comfortable air-conditioned motor coach and drive through the city of Castries, passing the market and century-old cathedral.
From St Mark's -- an old colonial home -- take in the panoramic view of the city and its surroundings as you learn of the history of the marvelous pieces of furniture as well as the family who owned them. Refreshments and snacks are served.
Visit Eudovic's Art Studio, known for its exquisite local woodwork and intricate carvings.
Pass beautiful banana plantations set between undulating hills.
Anse La Raye is a typical fishing village with tiny wooden houses, some of which are more than 100 years old. Visit the Roman Catholic church, browse among the street vendors' stalls or stroll along the beachfront.
From a viewpoint overlooking exotic Marigot Bay, see the tranquil paradise of the blue lagoon surrounded by green hills and a palm-fringed shoreline. Marigot Bay is an exceptionally beautiful natural yacht harbor and a haven for both visitors and locals -- magical, exotic and idyllic.
Return to the ship via the Millennium Highway.
Markets are often closed on holidays and on Sundays. Minimum age is 5 years. Maximum weight is 250 lbs. Participants are required to wear a seatbelt on the bus at all times.