31 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

31 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Guadeloupe tour planner

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Make it your trip
Train to Paris Orly, Fly to Deshaies
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Deshaies
— 7 nights
Drive
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Sainte-Anne
— 9 nights
Drive
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Saint-Claude
— 7 nights
Ferry
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Iles des Saintes
— 7 nights
Drive to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet, Fly to Brussels

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Deshaies

— 7 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Deshaies: Parc National (Route de la Traversee & Cascade aux Ecrevisses), Bouillante (Zoo de Guadeloupe (Parc des Mamelles) & Plage de Malendure) and Les Bieres de la Lezarde (in Petit-Bourg). There's lots more to do: stroll through Plage de Grande Anse, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique de Deshaies, step off the mainland to explore Ilet Caret, and kick back and relax at Plage de la Perle.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Deshaies driving holiday site.

Brussels, Belgium to Deshaies is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Brussels to Deshaies, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Brussels in January: high temperatures in Deshaies hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Sainte-Anne.

Things to do in Deshaies

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Sainte-Anne

— 9 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've now added Plage de La Caravelle to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Sainte-Anne side-trips: Saint Francois (Kreol West Indies, Pointe des Chateaux, &more), Pointe de la Grande Vigie (in Anse-Bertrand) and Les Marches des Esclaves (in Petit-Canal). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at St. Anne Beach, head outdoors with Gwadloop Decouverte, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Acte, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Raisins Clairs.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sainte-Anne trip app.

Getting from Deshaies to Sainte-Anne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Sainte-Anne, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saint-Claude.

Things to do in Sainte-Anne

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Claude

— 7 nights
Saint-Claude is a French commune in the overseas department of Guadeloupe. Venture out of the city with trips to Capesterre-Belle-Eau (Plage de Bananier, Distillerie Longueteau, &more), Ranch de Moreau (in Goyave) and Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere (in Vieux-Habitants). There's much more to do: get impressive views of La Soufriere Volcano, make a trip to Domaine de Vanibel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vieux-Fort, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bassin Paradise.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Saint-Claude trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sainte-Anne to Saint-Claude takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Saint-Claude are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Saint-Claude

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Iles des Saintes

— 7 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.
Step out of Iles des Saintes to go to Parc National and see Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet), which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with Pisquettes Plongee, explore the striking landscape at Le Chameau, make a trip to Notre-Dame-de-l' Assomption Church, and kick back and relax at Sugarloaf Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Iles des Saintes journey site.

Getting from Saint-Claude to Iles des Saintes by ferry takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to 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.