30 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

30 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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30 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  30 h
1
Saint Francois, Grande-Terre Island
— 7 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Iles des Saintes
— 5 nights
Ferry:  2 h
3
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Sainte Rose, Basse-Terre Island
— 8 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Sydney

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: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Port-Louis), Anse-Bertrand (Pointe de la Grande Vigie & Anse Laborde) and Le Gosier (Musee Costumes et Traditions & Les îles du ciel / Base Hydravion ULM du Gosier). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe des Chateaux, kick back and relax at Plage des Raisins Clairs, get outside with Location Voilier Guadeloupe, and stroll through Anse a la Gourde.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Saint Francois holiday tool .

Sydney, Australia to Saint Francois is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14 hours traveling from Sydney to Saint Francois. March in Saint Francois sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Le Gosier, Anse-Bertrand, Le Moule, Scuba & Snorkeling
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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

5
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, outdoors, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Les Saintes, steep yourself in history at Fort Napoleon, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame-de-l' Assomption Church, and enjoy the sand and surf at Crawen.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Iles des Saintes trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Saint Francois to Iles des Saintes in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Saint-Claude.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

6
nights
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island

Saint-Claude ©
Saint-Claude is a French commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Claude: Bouillante (Anse a la Barque, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more), Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere (in Vieux-Habitants) and Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National). There's lots more to do: contemplate the geological forces at La Soufriere Volcano, contemplate the long history of Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis, don't miss a visit to Fort Delgres, and admire the sheer force of La Cascade Paradis.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint-Claude trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Iles des Saintes to Saint-Claude in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sainte Rose.

Things to do in Saint-Claude

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bouillante, Basse-Terre, Vieux-Habitants, Jacques Cousteau's Underwater Reserve, Ranch de Moreau
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La Soufriere Volcano ©
La Soufriere Volcano
Scuba & Snorkeling
Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) ©

8
nights
Sainte Rose, Basse-Terre Island

Sainte Rose ©
Sainte-Rose is a commune in the department of Guadeloupe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sainte Rose: Reve de Sable (in Pointe-Noire), Route de la Traversee (in Parc National) and Le Gosier (Aquarium de la Guadeloupe, Ilet du Gosier, & more). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanique de Deshaies, get outside with Regy Balade, and head off the coast to Ilet Caret.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sainte Rose holiday planner .

Getting from Saint-Claude to Sainte Rose by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. March in Sainte Rose sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sainte Rose

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Deshaies, Le Gosier, Parc National, Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe, Plage de la Perle
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Jardin Botanique de Deshaies ©
Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
Scuba & Snorkeling

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