50 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

50 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Saint Francois
— 17 nights
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Iles des Saintes
— 15 nights
Ferry to Pointe-à-Pitre, Bus to Deshaies
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Deshaies
— 17 nights
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Morne-A-l'Eau (Plage de Babin & Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau), Pointe-a-Pitre (Place de la Victoire & Memorial Acte) and Le Gosier (Sun Jet, Anse a Jacques, &more). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Pointe des Chateaux, get engrossed in the history at Kreol West Indies, kick back and relax at Anse a la Gourde, and see Off-Road Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Francois trip builder website.

Brussels, Belgium to Saint Francois is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Brussels to Saint Francois due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in December, expect Saint Francois to be warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Iles des Saintes side-trips: Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) (in Parc National), Ranch de Moreau (in Goyave) and Capesterre-Belle-Eau (Plantation Grand Cafe, Distillerie Longueteau, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Crawen, head off the coast to Les Saintes, get impressive views of La Soufriere Volcano, and get a new perspective on things with Madatet Fishing.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Iles des Saintes trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Saint Francois to Iles des Saintes in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Iles des Saintes are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Deshaies.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Deshaies

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 Bouillante (Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe, Plage de Malendure, &more), Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin (in Basse-Terre) and Le Tapeur (in Pointe-Noire). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Grande Anse, admire the sheer force of Cascade aux Ecrevisses, head off the coast to Ilet Caret, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage Leroux.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Deshaies trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Iles des Saintes to Deshaies by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Deshaies

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Guadeloupe travel guide

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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.