9 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

9 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Guadeloupe visit planner

Make it your trip
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Deshaies
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saint Francois
— 4 nights
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Deshaies

— 3 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: Cascade aux Ecrevisses (in Parc National) and Bouillante (Zoo de Guadeloupe (Parc des Mamelles) & Plage de Malendure). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanique de Deshaies, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Grande Anse, view the masterpieces at Reve de Sable, and head outdoors with Regy Balade.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Deshaies trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Deshaies is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter 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 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saint Francois.

Things to do in Deshaies

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint Francois

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Saint Francois side-trips: La Soufriere Volcano (in Saint-Claude), Aquarium de la Guadeloupe (in Le Gosier) and Eglise de Massabielle (in Pointe-a-Pitre). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Pointe des Chateaux, admire the masterpieces at Museum Of Fine Arts Of St-Francois, head outdoors with Gwadloop Decouverte, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Francois trip site.

Traveling by car from Deshaies to Saint Francois takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Francois

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · 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.