The ‘Tour des Yoles Rondes’, a fantastic boat race, is undoubtedly one of the most important events in Martinique. And the program of the 2016 edition has recently been unveiled. Discover this event, as well as the addresses of the car rental agencies where you will find the right vehicle for you, so you can make the most of your stay in Martinique.
Every year, the Tour des Yoles is the biggest summer event in Martinique. Many Martiniquans take a leave from work specifically for the occasion. The different stages take place in a vibrant atmosphere. For the whole week, the entirety of the island celebrates. So, if you are lucky to be in Martinique this summer, you will get the chance to enjoy an amazing local experience: the Tour des Yoles 2016.
The organizers of the event have recently unveiled the details of this 32nd edition. The city of Fort-de-France will be both the starting and the finish points of the race. The prologue (July 31st) will also be held in Fort-de-France. The next day (August 1st), the first staging point will link Fort-de-France to Anses-d'Arlet. On Tuesday, August 2nd, it will be from Anses-d'Arlets to Le Marin. The next day, August 3rd, the yoles will leave Le Marin and arrive at Le Vauclin. On Thursday, August 4th, it will be in Le Vauclin in Trinidad. On Friday, August 5, the race will continue from Trinité to Saint-Pierre. On Saturday, August 6th, it will link Saint-Pierre to Fort-de-France. And finally, on Sunday, August 7th, the last stage of the race will take place in the bay of Fort-de-France. The exact program can still change, but those are the main points.
If you are in Martinique at the beginning of August, do not miss this amazing event. Go along the coast of Martinique to admire the show offered by these large sailing boats.
A little advice from Jumbo Car Martinique : rent a comfortable car to follow the Tour of the Yoles of Martinique 2016.
The Tour des Roles Rondes in Martinique will be held this year from July 31st to August 7th, 2016. To follow each stage of this great sporting and festive event, consider renting a car. You will find several car rental companies at Jumbo Car on the island.