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While cars remain good ways to tour Martinique, scooter and bike rentals for the road can be a significantly more adventurous of making your way around the island. Still, there are ways to rent mopeds as well as both road cycling and mountain bikes.
The island's hilly and steep roads can make road biking for any but professional and hobby cyclists difficult. There are, however, tours of many of the naturally preserved areas on the island for more recreational riding. This is a wonderful way of seeing some of Martinique's most beautiful and captivating sites. Tours with a meal can run about ?43.
Motorbikes can be adventurous ways of getting around Martinique, although these are generally more dangerous than cars for driving around in a foreign area. 50cc bikes do not require a license to drive, while the more powerful bikes will require a driver's license from your home country. As always, consider costs of gasoline and insurance when renting. Hefty safety deposits are usually required and rentals will average about , 30 a day. Travelers on any form of bike should wear helmets on the island.
|Discount (Pointe du Bout)
|Ste. Luce Locations (Ste. Luce)
||14 rue Schoelcher
|T.S. Autos (Fort-de-France)
|Centrale du Cycle (Lamentin)
|Basalt (Bike tours)
|V.T. Tilt (Bike tours, Pointe du Bout)
Taking a tour of a part of the island with a mountain bike or renting a moped for a day trip can fun as long as you play it safe on the road while in Martinique.
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