The best places to visit in Guadeloupe

Located in the Caribbean, Guadeloupe is a dream destination for an unforgettable vacation. It is 6 200 km from metropolitan France, 600 km north of the coast of South America, 700 km east of the Dominican Republic and 2 200 km of the United States.

The best places to visit in Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe is a region that attracts many visitors from around the world. It is composed of two major islands: Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre. But also by several neighboring lands the Saintes, Marie Galante and Désirade. We will summarize below the most interesting places to visit in Guadeloupe.

1. Basse-Terre

Basse-Terre is surrounded by tropical forests and mountains. There are many rivers, black sand beaches, red sand and waterfalls. Many tourists come to visit the Soufriere Volcano, which rises to 1467 meters. It remains the only active volcano in the archipelago of Guadeloupe.

2. Grande-Terre

Unlike the Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre is flat and circular. Its coastline is lined with beautiful white sand beaches. Water is crystalline. South of Grande-Terre, there is the inevitable resort of Gosier.

3. L’archipel des Saintes

The archipelago of  Saintes is a small archipelago which counts 9 arid and rugged islands. The two largest islands are named: Terre-de-Haut and Terre-de-Bas. These two islands are beautiful.


4. Marie-Galante

Marie-Galante is called “the island of a hundred mills. “It is a round island, limestone, watered by the trade winds. There are a lot of sugar cane fields. Tourists will discover beautiful beaches such as the beach of the Feuillère.

5. The Desirade

Désirade is a limestone island with beautiful beaches. It is an ideal place for lovers of green tourism, as the flora and fauna are preserved. One can take long walks. 

Enjoy your visit to Guadeloupe!

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