15 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

15 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Marie-Galante
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Ferry
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Iles des Saintes
— 3 nights
Ferry to Trois-Rivieres, Drive to Bouillante
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Bouillante
— 4 nights
Drive
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Saint Francois
— 5 nights
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Drive to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Fly to Austin Straubel International Airport, Drive to Appleton

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Marie-Galante

— 1 day
Marie-Galante attracts visitors looking for a peaceful beachside holiday, with the largely rural and agricultural island lacking the crowds of others in the archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): revel in the low prices at Les Delices de Siblet, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse de Mays, then see the interesting displays at Ecomusee de Marie Galante, and finally explore the galleries of Les Lampes de Caroline.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Marie-Galante trip itinerary builder website.

Appleton, USA to Marie-Galante is an approximately 86-hour travel. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Appleton to Marie-Galante. Traveling from Appleton in November, expect Marie-Galante to be much warmer, temps between 85°F and 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Marie-Galante

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Iles des Saintes

— 3 nights

Les 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Napoleon and Eglise de Terre-de-Haut. Get outdoors at Plage de Pompierre and Petite Terre. Explore Iles des Saintes' surroundings by going to Capesterre-Belle-Eau (Plantation Grand Cafe & Le Jardin de la Rencontre). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Crawen, head off the coast to Les Saintes, and steep yourself in history at Poterie Fidelin.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Iles des Saintes driving holiday planner.

Getting from Marie-Galante to Iles des Saintes by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. November in Iles des Saintes sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bouillante.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bouillante

— 4 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. Head to Reve de Sable and Cap Créolefor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Roches gravees de la riviere du Plessis and Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere. Get out of town with these interesting Bouillante side-trips: Plage de la Perle (in Rifflet), Plage Leroux (in Deshaies) and Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National). There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, examine the collection at Musee du Rhum, head off the coast to Ilet Caret, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bouillante trip planning app.

Getting from Iles des Saintes to Bouillante by combination of ferry and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in November, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Bouillante

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Saint Francois

— 5 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pointe des Chateaux and Musee Costumes et Traditions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Anse a la Gourde. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Francois: Memorial Acte (in Pointe-a-Pitre), Anse du Souffleur (in Port-Louis) and Le Gosier (Plage de la Datcha & Ilet du Gosier). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Kreol West Indies, view the masterpieces at GEOGRAINES: Boutique artisanal, and explore the world behind art at Museum Of Fine Arts Of St-Francois.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saint Francois vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Bouillante to Saint Francois in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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.