12 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

12 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Guadeloupe visit planner

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Fly to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Drive to Iles des Saintes
Iles des Saintes
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Sainte Rose
— 3 nights
Saint Francois
— 3 nights
Drive to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Fly to Tulsa


Iles des Saintes

— 1 night

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.
On the 9th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Fort Napoleon and then step off the mainland to explore Les Saintes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Le Chameau and then head off the coast to Petite Terre.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Iles des Saintes holiday planner.

Tulsa, USA to Iles des Saintes is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tulsa in April: highs in Iles des Saintes hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Saint-Claude.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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— 2 nights
Saint-Claude is a French commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the geological forces at La Soufriere Volcano, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Cap Créole. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, sample the fine beverages at Distillerie Bologne, and then admire the sheer force of Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet).

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Claude online trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Iles des Saintes to Saint-Claude in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Saint-Claude are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sainte Rose.

Things to do in Saint-Claude

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

Sainte Rose

— 3 nights
Sainte-Rose is a commune in the department of Guadeloupe. Change things up with these side-trips from Sainte Rose: Zoo de Guadeloupe (Parc des Mamelles) (in Bouillante) and Route de la Traversee (in Parc National). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade aux Ecrevisses, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Pierre et saint Paul, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Grande Anse.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sainte Rose tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saint-Claude to Sainte Rose takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in April, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Sainte Rose

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:

Saint Francois

— 3 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.
Saint Francois is known for historic sites, beaches, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe des Chateaux, get outside with Plage de La Caravelle, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Bois Jolan, and explore the striking landscape at Porte d'Enfer.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Saint Francois trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Sainte Rose to Saint Francois takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:

Guadeloupe travel guide

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.