19 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

19 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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19 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Saint Francois, Grande-Terre Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Anse-Bertrand, Grande-Terre Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Pointe-Noire, Basse-Terre Island
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
4
Basse-Terre, Basse-Terre Island
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  3​h
5
Iles des Saintes
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Marie-Galante
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  5​h
7
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Brussels

5
nights
Saint Francois, Grande-Terre Island

Saint Francois ©
A modern seaside resort town, Saint Francois attracts visitors with its well-preserved landscape and coastline, along with its large number of luxury hotels.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Memorial Acte as well as Donuts BBQ Boat. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Anse du Souffleur and Ilet du Gosier. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Anse a Jacques. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Francois: Le Gosier (Plage de Saint-Felix, Plage de la Datcha, & more), Anse Laborde (in Anse-Bertrand) and Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau (in Morne-A-l'Eau). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe des Chateaux, kick back and relax at Anse a la Gourde, and get outside with Gwadloop Decouverte.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Francois travel route planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Saint Francois is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of train, bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in October; daily highs in Saint Francois reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Anse-Bertrand.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Gosier, Port-Louis, Anse Laborde, Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau, Gwadloop Decouverte
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Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
Anse du Souffleur ©
Anse du Souffleur
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Anse-Bertrand, Grande-Terre Island

Anse-Bertrand ©
Anse-Bertrand is a commune in Guadeloupe, an overseas region and department of France in the Lesser Antilles.The inhabitants in Anse-Bertrand are called Ansois.GeographyAnse-Bertrand is located in northern Grande-Terre. You've now added Pointe de la Grande Vigie to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get outside with Pointe de la Grande Vigie.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Anse-Bertrand trip planner .

Getting from Saint Francois to Anse-Bertrand by car takes about an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Anse-Bertrand can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pointe-Noire.

Things to do in Anse-Bertrand

Outdoors
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Pointe de la Grande Vigie ©
Pointe de la Grande Vigie

3
nights
Pointe-Noire, Basse-Terre Island

Pointe-Noire ©
Pointe-Noire is a commune on Guadeloupe, a French overseas department in the Caribbean. Explore hidden gems such as Anse Tillet and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get some cultural insight at Anse a la Barque and Musee du Rhum. Step out of Pointe-Noire to go to Sainte Rose and see Ecomusee Creole de la Guadeloupe, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Plage Leroux, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Pierre et saint Paul, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Pointe-Noire trip itinerary site .

Drive from Anse-Bertrand to Pointe-Noire in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Basse-Terre.

Things to do in Pointe-Noire

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Deshaies, Sainte Rose, Bouillante
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Anse Tillet ©
Anse Tillet
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Basse-Terre, Basse-Terre Island

Basse-Terre ©
Located on an island of the same name, the town of Basse-Terre serves as a base for rural adventures, while having a lot of appeal on its own terms.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Guadeloupe National Park. On the 19th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Guadeloupe National Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin de la Rencontre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vieux-Fort, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at La Cascade Paradis.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Basse-Terre tour planner .

You can drive from Pointe-Noire to Basse-Terre in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Basse-Terre

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

La Cascade Paradis, Le Jardin de la Rencontre
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Guadeloupe National Park ©
Guadeloupe National Park
Vieux-Fort ©
Vieux-Fort
Le Jardin de la Rencontre ©
Le Jardin de la Rencontre

2
nights
Iles des Saintes

Iles des Saintes ©
Iles des Saintes, a small archipelago of eight islands, remains largely unblemished by touristic developments, offering instead a serene and natural introduction to island life.
On the 20th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Le Chameau and then stroll through Jacques Cousteau's Underwater Reserve. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fort Napoleon, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pompierre, and then steep yourself in history at Eglise de Terre-de-Haut.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Iles des Saintes trip planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Basse-Terre to Iles des Saintes in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Iles des Saintes can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Marie-Galante.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Guadeloupe
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Le Chameau ©
Le Chameau
Plage de Pompierre ©
Plage de Pompierre
Fort Napoleon ©
Fort Napoleon

3
nights
Marie-Galante

Marie-Galante ©
Marie-Galante attracts visitors looking for a peaceful beachside holiday, with the largely rural and agricultural island lacking the crowds of others in the archipelago.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ecomusee de Marie Galante and Feuillere Beach. Visiting Anse de Mays and Mosquito Beach will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Habitation Roussel - Trianon, view the masterpieces at Les Lampes de Caroline, kick back and relax at Plage de la Ferriere, and stroll through Beach of Anse Feuillard.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Marie-Galante tour planner .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Iles des Saintes to Marie-Galante in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Saint-Claude.

Things to do in Marie-Galante

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Beach of Anse Feuillard ©
Beach of Anse Feuillard
Anse de Mays ©
Anse de Mays
Habitation Roussel - Trianon ©
Habitation Roussel - Trianon

2
nights
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island

Saint-Claude ©
Saint-Claude is a French commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. You've now added La Soufriere Volcano to your itinerary. On the 25th (Thu), kick back and relax at Plage de Grande Anse, then stop by Maison de la Banane, then steep yourself in history at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, and finally don't miss a visit to Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis.

Plan trip to Saint-Claude with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Marie-Galante to Saint-Claude in 5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Claude

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Trois Rivieres, Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis
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La Soufriere Volcano ©
La Soufriere Volcano
Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere ©

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