15 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

15 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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15 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  14​h
1
Saint Francois, Grande-Terre Island
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Iles des Saintes
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sainte Rose, Basse-Terre Island
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  16​h 30​min
End: Brussels

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint Francois: Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau (in Morne-A-l'Eau), Anse du Souffleur (in Port-Louis) and Plage de la Datcha (in Le Gosier). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe des Chateaux, kick back and relax at St. Anne Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Bois Jolan, and get outside with Plage de La Caravelle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Francois travel itinerary planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Saint Francois is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Brussels to Saint Francois. Traveling from Brussels in January, things will get much hotter in Saint Francois: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne, Le Gosier, Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau, Porte d'Enfer, Anse du Souffleur
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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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Les Saintes. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame-de-l' Assomption Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crawen, and then kick back and relax at Sugarloaf Beach.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Iles des Saintes online journey planner .

Ride a ferry from Saint Francois to Iles des Saintes in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Iles des Saintes can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Saint-Claude.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Les Saintes
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Les Saintes ©
Les Saintes
Crawen ©
Crawen

2
nights
Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre Island

Saint-Claude ©
Saint-Claude is a French commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. On the 12th (Sun), contemplate the geological forces at La Soufriere Volcano, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie Bologne, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally get great views at Anse a la Barque. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet), don't miss a visit to Domaine de Vanibel, and then look for gifts at Cap Créole.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Claude trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Iles des Saintes to Saint-Claude by ferry takes about 2 hours. In January in Saint-Claude, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sainte Rose.

Things to do in Saint-Claude

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bouillante, Distillerie Bologne, Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet), Domaine de Vanibel
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La Soufriere Volcano ©
La Soufriere Volcano
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Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) ©

5
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: Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe (in Bouillante), Les Bieres de la Lezarde (in Petit-Bourg) and Reve de Sable (in Pointe-Noire). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanique de Deshaies, kick back and relax at Ilet du Gosier, admire the sheer force of Cascade aux Ecrevisses, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de la Guadeloupe.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sainte Rose trip planner .

You can drive from Saint-Claude to Sainte Rose in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sainte Rose

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Deshaies, Le Gosier, Parc National, Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe, Les Bieres de la Lezarde
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Jardin Botanique de Deshaies ©
Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
Scuba & Snorkeling