12 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

12 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tulsa
Fly + Drive:  18 h 30 min
1
Iles des Saintes
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Sainte Rose, Basse-Terre Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Saint Francois, Grande-Terre Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Tulsa

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 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.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Iles des Saintes holiday planner.

Tulsa, USA to Iles des Saintes is an approximately 20.5- 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

Guadeloupe
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Les Saintes ©
Les Saintes
Petite Terre ©
Petite Terre
Le Chameau ©
Le Chameau

2
nights
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island

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 stop by Cap Créole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie Bologne, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet).

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Claude day trip website.

Ride a ferry from Iles des Saintes to Saint-Claude in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Sainte Rose.

Things to do in Saint-Claude

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bouillante, Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet), Distillerie Bologne, Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere
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Scuba & Snorkeling
La Soufriere Volcano ©
La Soufriere Volcano
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) ©
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet)

3
nights
Sainte Rose, Basse-Terre Island

Sainte-Rose is a commune in the department of Guadeloupe. Change things up with these side-trips from Sainte Rose: Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe (in Bouillante) and Route de la Traversee (in Parc National). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique de Deshaies, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Pierre et saint Paul, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade aux Ecrevisses.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sainte Rose trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Saint-Claude to Sainte Rose takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Sainte Rose are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Sainte Rose

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Deshaies, Parc National, Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Grande Anse ©
Plage de Grande Anse
Cascade aux Ecrevisses ©
Cascade aux Ecrevisses

3
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.
Saint Francois is known for historic sites, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Plage des Raisins Clairs, head outdoors with Plage de La Caravelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Bois Jolan, and explore the world behind art at Museum Of Fine Arts Of St-Francois.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saint Francois road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Sainte Rose to Saint Francois takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Saint Francois can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Porte d'Enfer
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Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
Plage des Raisins Clairs ©
Plage des Raisins Clairs
Plage de Bois Jolan ©
Plage de Bois Jolan

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