23 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

23 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Deshaies
— 6 nights
Drive
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Saint Francois
— 10 nights
Ferry
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Iles des Saintes
— 5 nights
Drive to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Fly to Bucharest

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Deshaies

— 6 nights
The sleepy town of Deshaies walks the line between tradition and development, possessing an international feel while also sticking true to its island roots.
Venture out of the city with trips to Les Bieres de la Lezarde (in Petit-Bourg), Bouillante (Zoo de Guadeloupe (Parc des Mamelles) & Plage de Malendure) and Parc National (Route de la Traversee & Cascade aux Ecrevisses). There's much more to do: stroll through Plage de Grande Anse, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique de Deshaies, head off the coast to Ilet Caret, and kick back and relax at Plage de la Perle.

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Bucharest, Romania to Deshaies is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Bucharest in December: high temperatures in Deshaies hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Deshaies

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Saint Francois

— 10 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Francois: Anse du Souffleur (in Port-Louis), Les Marches des Esclaves (in Petit-Canal) and Memorial Acte (in Pointe-a-Pitre). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe des Chateaux, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Anne Beach, stroll through Plage des Raisins Clairs, and head off the coast to La Desirade.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Saint Francois trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Deshaies to Saint Francois in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saint Francois are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Iles des Saintes

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Iles des Saintes: Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National), Saint-Claude (Madatet Fishing & La Soufriere Volcano) and Capesterre-Belle-Eau (Distillerie Longueteau & Plage de Bananier). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Les Saintes, stroll through Crawen, enjoy the sand and surf at Sugarloaf Beach, and contemplate the long history of Fort Napoleon.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Iles des Saintes trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Saint Francois to Iles des Saintes in 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · 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.