60 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

60 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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Deshaies
— 18 nights
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Saint Francois
— 21 nights
Ferry
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Iles des Saintes
— 20 nights
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Deshaies

— 18 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Deshaies side-trips: Bouillante (Zoo de Guadeloupe (Parc des Mamelles), Memorial de la Liberte, &more), Le Tapeur (in Pointe-Noire) and Baie-Mahault (Municipal Park Hyacinthe Bastaraud & L'instant Bien Etre Mendjiwa). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanique de Deshaies, admire the sheer force of Cascade aux Ecrevisses, admire all the interesting features of Route de la Traversee, and kick back and relax at Plage de la Perle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Deshaies trip itinerary tool.

Paris, France to Deshaies is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Deshaies, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Deshaies hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Deshaies

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Saint Francois

— 21 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-Bertrand (Lagon de la Porte d'Enfer, Pointe de la Grande Vigie, &more), Pointe-a-Pitre (Eglise de Massabielle, Memorial Acte, &more) and Le Gosier (Anse a Jacques, Plage de Saint-Felix, &more). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, shop like a local with Kreol West Indies, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Raisins Clairs, and head outdoors with Location Voilier Guadeloupe.

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Drive from Deshaies to Saint Francois in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saint Francois are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Iles des Saintes.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Iles des Saintes

— 20 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: Capesterre-Belle-Eau (Plantation Grand Cafe, Bassin Paradise, &more), Gourbeyre (Bassin Bleu, Bains des Amours, &more) and Saint-Claude (La Soufriere Volcano, Madatet Fishing, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Crawen, contemplate the long history of Poterie Fidelin, step off the mainland to explore Les Saintes, and explore the striking landscape at Le Chameau.

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Getting from Saint Francois to Iles des Saintes by ferry takes about 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Iles des Saintes

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.