22 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

22 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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1
Saint Francois, Grande-Terre Island
— 7 nights
2
Iles des Saintes
— 4 nights
3
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island
— 3 nights
4
Deshaies, Basse-Terre Island
— 6 nights

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Saint Francois side-trips: Memorial Acte (in Pointe-a-Pitre), Le Gosier (Aquarium de la Guadeloupe & Ilet du Gosier) and Anse du Souffleur (in Port-Louis). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Pointe des Chateaux, stroll through Plage de Bois Jolan, kick back and relax at Plage des Raisins Clairs, and head outdoors with Plage de La Caravelle.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saint Francois sightseeing app.

Paris, France to Saint Francois is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in May; daily highs in Saint Francois reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Le Gosier, Memorial Acte, Anse du Souffleur
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Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Plage des Raisins Clairs ©
Plage des Raisins Clairs

4
nights
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.
Iles des Saintes is known for wildlife, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Les Saintes, enjoy the sand and surf at Sugarloaf Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crawen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame-de-l' Assomption Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Iles des Saintes attractions website.

Traveling by ferry from Saint Francois to Iles des Saintes takes 3 hours. May in Iles des Saintes sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Saint-Claude.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Guadeloupe
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Les Saintes ©
Les Saintes
Petite Terre ©
Petite Terre
Crawen ©
Crawen

3
nights
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island

Saint-Claude ©
Saint-Claude is a French commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. Get out of town with these interesting Saint-Claude side-trips: Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National), Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere (in Vieux-Habitants) and Distillerie Longueteau (in Capesterre-Belle-Eau). There's still lots to do: contemplate the geological forces at La Soufriere Volcano, admire the sheer force of Chute du Galion, steep yourself in history at Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis, and sample the fine beverages at Distillerie Bologne.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Claude vacation planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Iles des Saintes to Saint-Claude takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Deshaies.

Things to do in Saint-Claude

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vieux-Habitants, Distillerie Bologne, Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet), Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis, Bassin Bleu
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La Soufriere Volcano ©
La Soufriere Volcano
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) ©
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet)
Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere ©
Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere

6
nights
Deshaies, Basse-Terre Island

Deshaies ©
The sleepy town of Deshaies walks the line between tradition and development, possessing an international feel while also sticking true to its island roots.
Explore Deshaies' surroundings by going to Guadeloupe National Park (in Basse-Terre), Parc National (Cascade aux Ecrevisses & Route de la Traversee) and Les Bieres de la Lezarde (in Petit-Bourg). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Grande Anse, take in the exciting artwork at Reve de Sable, kick back and relax at Plage Leroux, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can drive from Saint-Claude to Deshaies in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. May in Deshaies sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Deshaies

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bouillante, Parc National, Sainte Rose, Pointe-Noire, Plage de la Perle
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Plage de Grande Anse ©
Plage de Grande Anse
Jardin Botanique de Deshaies ©
Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe ©
Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe

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