35 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

35 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

9
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Deshaies: Petit-Bourg (Les Bieres de la Lezarde, Distillerie du Rhum Montebello, &more), Guadeloupe National Park (in Basse-Terre) and Parc National (Route de la Traversee & Cascade aux Ecrevisses). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanique de Deshaies, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Grande Anse, meet the residents at Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe, and head outdoors with Cascade le Saut de L'Acomat.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Deshaies travel planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Deshaies is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Ottawa to Deshaies, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in March; daily highs in Deshaies reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Claude.

Things to do in Deshaies

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

9
nights
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island

Saint-Claude ©
Saint-Claude is a French commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Claude: Capesterre-Belle-Eau (Distillerie Longueteau, Plantation Grand Cafe, &more), Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National) and Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere (in Vieux-Habitants). Next up on the itinerary: get impressive views of La Soufriere Volcano, admire the sheer force of Chute du Galion, make a trip to Fort Delgres, and sample the fine beverages at Distillerie Bologne.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Saint-Claude trip simple and quick.

Getting from Deshaies to Saint-Claude by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March in Saint-Claude, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Saint-Claude

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Capesterre-Belle-Eau, Vieux-Habitants, Basse-Terre, Gourbeyre, Goyave
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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

7
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: step off the mainland to explore Les Saintes, kick back and relax at Plage de Pompierre, contemplate the long history of Fort Napoleon, and don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame-de-l' Assomption Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Iles des Saintes visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from Saint-Claude to Iles des Saintes in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Iles des Saintes are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Saint Francois.

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

9
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: Pointe-a-Pitre (Musee Saint-John Perse & Memorial Acte), Port-Louis (Les Marais de Port-Louis & Anse du Souffleur) and Pointe de la Grande Vigie (in Anse-Bertrand). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Pointe des Chateaux, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium de la Guadeloupe, head outdoors with Plage de La Caravelle, and kick back and relax at St. Anne Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Saint Francois vacation builder site.

Ride a ferry from Iles des Saintes to Saint Francois in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Le Gosier, Le Moule, Pointe-a-Pitre, Port-Louis
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Pointe des Chateaux ©
Pointe des Chateaux
Plage des Raisins Clairs ©
Plage des Raisins Clairs
Boat Tours & Water Sports