7 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

7 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Guadeloupe Trip Planner

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Fly to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Drive to Goyave
— 3 nights
Saint Francois
— 2 nights
Drive to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Fly to St. John's



— 3 nights
Goyave is a commune in the French overseas region and department of Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): shop like a local with Plantation Grand Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Distillerie Longueteau, sample the tasty concoctions at Les Bieres de la Lezarde, then get a taste of the local shopping with Cap Créole, and finally kick back and relax at Plage de Petite Anse.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Goyave day trip planning website.

St. John's, Canada to Goyave is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from St. John's to Goyave due to the time zone difference. While traveling from St. John's, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Goyave, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Goyave

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Saint Francois

— 2 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.
Do your shopping at David Vanille et Epices - Mamie Christiane and Marche Nocturne de Saint Francois. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Uhaina Croisieres and Gwadloop Decouverte. Step out of Saint Francois with an excursion to Scuba & Snorkeling in Port-Louis--about 48 minutes away. It doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Kreol West Indies and get a taste of the local shopping with Marche de la Rotonde.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saint Francois trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Goyave to Saint Francois in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.