THE GUADELOUPEAN RHUM CULTURE
Visit a traditional, Caribbean rum distillery and try the famous Rhum Agricole!
Guadeloupe has a tradition of producing high quality ingredients such as cocoa, vanilla, exotic spices, raw cane sugar, coffee and not least their famous rum. During this excursion, we will have the opportunity to become acquainted with "Rhum Agricole", a special kind of rum that is typical for the French Antilles. It's considered by connoisseurs to be one of the world's finest and most complex rums to exist.
During this excursion we will start our day with some mingle in the reception, sipping on a traditional coctail from Guadeloupe while you get an introduciton in the rhum culture. After we visit the Reimonenq Distillery located in the middle of the sugar cane fields outside Sainte-Rose. Here, the fun begins with a tour that's exclusive for Fort Royal's guests. You'll get to see the property, the old-fashioned pressing plants and a steam-operated distillers.
After the tour you'll have a look in the museum for a deeper insight of rum culture, followed by a tasting of different variants of rum.
Optionally, you can also choose to browse the rest of the museum, which includes a gallery of 180 cases of insects, 40 models of tall ships, and a unique sand-map representing Guadeloupe. An exciting journey - even for children of all ages.
- Tour of a family owned rum distillery
Experience local culture and architecture
- Try two different variants of rum
Info: Meet outside the reception, sign up latest 12:00 (am) the day before
What to bring: Water & camera/phone
Included: Guide, ticket, transport & tasting
Time: 08.30 - 12.00
Apporoximate time: 3.5 h
Price: € 45 Adults € 24,5 Children