20 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

20 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Train to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Bus to Paris Orly, Fly to Pointe-a-Pitre
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Bouillante
— 5 nights
Drive to Trois-Rivieres, Ferry to Iles des Saintes
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Iles des Saintes
— 6 nights
Ferry to Pointe-à-Pitre, Bus to Le Gosier
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Le Gosier
— 8 nights
Drive to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Fly to Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport

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Bouillante

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Deshaies (Plage de Grande Anse, Eglise Saint Pierre et saint Paul, &more), Distillerie Bologne (in Basse-Terre) and Plage de la Perle (in Rifflet). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe, enjoy the sea views from Anse a la Barque, get interesting insight from Canopee Guadeloupe Canyoning, and explore and take pictures at Route de la Traversee.

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Rennes, France to Bouillante is an approximately 16-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Rennes to Bouillante, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rennes in January, expect Bouillante to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Bouillante

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Iles des Saintes

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.
Iles des Saintes is known for wildlife, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Les Saintes, kick back and relax at Crawen, stroll through Sugarloaf Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with Pisquettes Plongee.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Iles des Saintes sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bouillante to Iles des Saintes in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. January in Iles des Saintes sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Le Gosier.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Le Gosier

On the southern coastline of Grande-Terre, Le Gosier remains a top tourist destination in Guadeloupe.
Change things up with these side-trips from Le Gosier: Sainte Rose (Scuba & Snorkeling & Ilet Caret), Saint Francois (Kreol West Indies, Pointe des Chateaux, &more) and Distillerie Longueteau (in Capesterre-Belle-Eau). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet), enjoy the sand and surf at St. Anne Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de la Guadeloupe, and steep yourself in history at Fort Fleur d'Epee.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Le Gosier trip planner.

Getting from Iles des Saintes to Le Gosier by combination of ferry and bus takes about 4.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Le Gosier can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Le Gosier

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · 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.