57 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

57 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Deshaies
— 11 nights
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Saint-Claude
— 11 nights
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Iles des Saintes
— 9 nights
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Marie-Galante
— 11 nights
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Saint Francois
— 14 nights
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Deshaies — 11 nights

The sleepy town of Deshaies walks the line between tradition and development, possessing an international feel while also sticking true to its island roots.
Change things up with these side-trips from Deshaies: Bouillante (Zoo de Guadeloupe (Parc des Mamelles), Plage de Malendure, &more), Le Tapeur (in Pointe-Noire) and Saut de Bras de Fort (in Goyave). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Grande Anse, cruise along Route de la Traversee, stroll through Jacques Cousteau's Underwater Reserve, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade aux Ecrevisses.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Deshaies trip itinerary builder.

Paris, France to Deshaies is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Deshaies is minus 5 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Paris in May, with highs in Deshaies at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Claude.
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Saint-Claude — 11 nights

Saint-Claude is a French commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Claude side-trips: Capesterre-Belle-Eau (Plantation Grand Cafe & Distillerie Longueteau), Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere (in Vieux-Habitants) and Ranch de Moreau (in Goyave). Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Maison de la Foret. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at La Soufriere Volcano, visit a coastal fixture at Le Phare, cast your line with Madatet Fishing, and steep yourself in history at Parc Archéologique des Roches Gravées.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Claude trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Deshaies to Saint-Claude in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Iles des Saintes.
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Iles des Saintes — 9 nights

Les 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.
Take a break from Iles des Saintes with a short trip to Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) in Parc National, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Les Saintes, kick back and relax at Plage de Pompierre, explore the striking landscape at Le Chameau, and steep yourself in history at Poterie Fidelin.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Iles des Saintes trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Saint-Claude to Iles des Saintes in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Marie-Galante.
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Marie-Galante — 11 nights

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.
Marie-Galante is known for beaches, museums, and breweries & distilleries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Les Lampes de Caroline, get some fabulous bargains at Les Delices de Siblet, discover the deep blue sea with Man'balaou Club de Plongee, and kick back and relax at Plage du Vieux Fort.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Marie-Galante holiday tool.

You can ride a ferry from Iles des Saintes to Marie-Galante in 2 hours. June in Marie-Galante sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Saint Francois.
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Saint Francois — 14 nights

A modern seaside resort town, Saint Francois attracts visitors with its well-preserved landscape and coastline, along with its large number of luxury hotels.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Francois: Le Gosier (Les îles du ciel / Base Hydravion ULM du Gosier, Aquarium de la Guadeloupe, &more), Memorial Acte (in Pointe-a-Pitre) and Les Marches des Esclaves (in Petit-Canal). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe des Chateaux, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Bois Jolan, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse a la Gourde, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Saint Francois trip website.

You can ride a ferry from Marie-Galante to Saint Francois in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Saint Francois are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Guadeloupe travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Gardens
Butterfly Island
Experience a lively mixture of French and Afro-Caribbean culture on your Guadeloupe vacation. The archipelago consists of two main islands connected by bridges spanning a mangrove swamp, and a number of smaller islands to the south. The island of Grande Terre is mostly flat and arid, offering numerous scenic beaches and lively small towns, while Basse Terre features verdant jungles and mountainous terrain, crowned by a tall volcano. On a tour of Guadeloupe, you can enjoy a variety of beach activities, partake in hiking through a national park, and bask in the vibrant atmosphere of charming towns and villages.
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