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Saint Barthélemy

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Gustavia and luxury yachts before the storm, Saint Barthélemy
Gustavia and luxury yachts before the storm / Martin Warsavsky, / CC BY 2.0

This small Caribbean island has rather dry climate and no rivers. It has beautiful landscape and numerous red roofed houses, often from colonial times.

There are not too many landmarks. Interesting is Gustavia - historical port town in beautiful natural setting, surrounding small bay. Three forts (rebuilt or in ruins now) guard Gustavia, there are also some historical churches from the 19th century.

Island is a popular destination for affluent people of the world, high prized property is David Rockefeller's Estate, now - a property of Roman Abramovich, bought for 89 million $.

List of described attractions

Saint Barthélemy is an overseas collectivity of France.

Map of Saint Barthélemy

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