10 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

10 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Start: Ottawa
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
1
Iles des Saintes
— 1 day
Ferry + Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Saint Francois, Grande-Terre Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Ottawa

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fort Napoleon, thenhead off the coast to Petite Terre, and then explore the striking landscape at Le Chameau.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Iles des Saintes route planning tool.

Ottawa, Canada to Iles des Saintes is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Ottawa in March, things will get much warmer in Iles des Saintes: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bouillante.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Le Chameau ©
Le Chameau
Fort Napoleon ©
Fort Napoleon
Petite Terre ©
Petite Terre

4
nights
Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island

Bouillante is a commune in the French overseas region and department of Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles.HistoryBouillante was founded about 1635 with the arrival of some of Guadeloupe's first colonists. Visit Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis and Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere for their historical value. You'll get in some beach time at Plage Leroux and Plage de la Perle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bouillante: Ilet Caret (in Sainte Rose), Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National) and Le Jardin de la Rencontre (in Capesterre-Belle-Eau). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Notre Dame des Larmes, admire all the interesting features of Route de la Traversee, view the masterpieces at Reve de Sable, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bouillante trip site.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Iles des Saintes to Bouillante in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Bouillante

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pointe-Noire, Parc National, Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis, Ilet Caret, Plage Leroux
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) ©
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet)
Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis ©
Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis

4
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.
Visit Pointe des Chateaux and Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau for their historical value. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Anse a la Gourde and Anse du Souffleur. Step out of Saint Francois with an excursion to Plage de la Datcha in Le Gosier--about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Porte d'Enfer, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Anne Beach, and head outdoors with Gwadloop Decouverte.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Saint Francois holiday planner.

You can drive from Bouillante to Saint Francois in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saint Francois are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau, Porte d'Enfer, Anse du Souffleur, Plage de la Datcha
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Porte d'Enfer ©
Porte d'Enfer
Scuba & Snorkeling
Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux

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