11 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

11 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Guadeloupe itinerary planner

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Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Pointe-a-Pitre
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Bouillante
— 5 nights
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Sainte-Anne
— 4 nights
Fly to Paris CDG, Train to Luxembourg City

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Bouillante

— 5 nights
Bouillante is a commune in the French overseas region and department of Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles.HistoryBouillante was founded about 1635 with the arrival of some of Guadeloupe's first colonists. Kids will enjoy Zoo de Guadeloupe (Parc des Mamelles) and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to La Soufriere Volcano (in Saint-Claude), Le Spa du Parc aux Orchidees (in Pointe-Noire) and Cascade aux Ecrevisses (in Parc National). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Malendure, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Pierre et saint Paul, explore and take pictures at Route de la Traversee, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique de Deshaies.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bouillante trip builder website.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Bouillante is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. In December, Bouillante is much hotter than Luxembourg City - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sainte-Anne.

Things to do in Bouillante

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne

— 4 nights
Although the surrounding area continues to depend on agriculture, Sainte-Anne thrives largely thanks to tourism, offering visitors modern infrastructure and plenty of chances to experience the authentic local lifestyle.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like St. Anne Beach and Plage de La Caravelle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sainte-Anne: Saint Francois (Kreol West Indies, Pointe des Chateaux, &more), Saut de Bras de Fort (in Goyave) and Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Bois Jolan, get outside with Gwadloop Decouverte, steep yourself in history at Fort Fleur d'Epee, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de la Guadeloupe.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sainte-Anne road trip planning website.

Getting from Bouillante to Sainte-Anne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in Sainte-Anne sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sainte-Anne

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Guadeloupe travel guide

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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.