Route de la Traversee, Parc National

#18 of 97 in Outdoors in Basse-Terre Island
Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
Coast along Route de la Traversee, a well-maintained tar road that cuts across Basse-Terre and offers spectacular views of Carribean tropical forests. Although the road is not very long, it does offer a few places to stop along the way. Get out to explore the national park, hike at Maison de Foret, and enjoy a picnic and a dip by the river. Be aware that the road is often wet and should be driven with caution. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Route de la Traversee and many more Parc National attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Parc National travel route planner.
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  • A tropical forest bisected by this linking road , beware of gullys on sides of road , can be quite steep in places . Use this to go to Basse Terre and back from Pointe a Pitre rather than the...  more »
  • very nice parc, you can leave the car and go up, in the green by foot for a fantastic immersion in real green , natural and wild.  more »
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