11 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

11 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ottawa
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
1
Iles des Saintes
— 1 night
Ferry + Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Pointe-Noire, Basse-Terre Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Port-Louis, Grande-Terre Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h
End: Ottawa

1
night
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 11th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fort Napoleon, thenkick back and relax at Plage de Pompierre, and then steep yourself in history at Eglise de Terre-de-Haut. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Le Chameau and then step off the mainland to explore Petite Terre.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Iles des Saintes visit planning website.

Ottawa, Canada to Iles des Saintes is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Iles des Saintes is 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Ottawa in March, with highs in Iles des Saintes at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Pointe-Noire.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Pointe-Noire, Basse-Terre Island

Pointe-Noire ©
Pointe-Noire is a commune on Guadeloupe, a French overseas department in the Caribbean. Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis and Fort Fleur d'Epee will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Reve de Sable and Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere. Get out of town with these interesting Pointe-Noire side-trips: Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National) and Ilet Caret (in Sainte Rose). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Leroux, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de la Perle, and make a trip to Notre Dame des Larmes.

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You can do a combination of ferry and car from Iles des Saintes to Pointe-Noire in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port-Louis.

Things to do in Pointe-Noire

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Deshaies, Bouillante, Parc National, Fort Fleur d'Epee, Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis
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Notre Dame des Larmes ©
Notre Dame des Larmes
Plage de Petite Anse ©
Plage de Petite Anse
Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis ©
Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis

3
nights
Port-Louis, Grande-Terre Island

Port-Louis ©
Port-Louis is a commune in the department of Guadeloupe, on the northwest of Grande-Terre.GeographySome settlements are depending of the commune of Port-Louis, such as: La GoguetteHistoryThe settlement of northern Grande-Terre began in the mid-17th century. On the 18th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Beauport le Pays de la Canne, head outdoors with Pointe de la Grande Vigie, and then stroll through Anse du Souffleur. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at David Vanille et Epices - Mamie Christiane, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Porte d'Enfer, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau, and finally appreciate the history behind Les Marches des Esclaves.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port-Louis route planner.

Traveling by car from Pointe-Noire to Port-Louis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Port-Louis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Le Moule, Saint Francois, Pointe de la Grande Vigie, Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau, Les Marches des Esclaves
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Pointe de la Grande Vigie ©
Pointe de la Grande Vigie
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau ©
Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau

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