Guadeloupe

To see each "wing" of the butterfly, you'll need to budget at least one day. They are connected by a bridge, and Grande-Terre has pretty villages along its south coast and the spectacular Pointe des Châteaux. You can see the main sights in Pointe-à-Pitre in a half day. Touring the rugged, mountainous Basse-Terre is a challenge.
To see each "wing" of the butterfly, you'll need to budget at least one day. They are connected by a bridge, and Grande-Terre has pretty villages along its south coast and the spectacular Pointe des Châteaux. You can see the main sights in Pointe-à-Pitre in a half day.
To see each "wing" of the butterfly, you'll need to budget at least one day. They are connected by a bridge, and Grande-

To see each "wing" of the butterfly, you'll need to budget at least one day. They are connected by a bridge, and Grande-Terre has pretty villages along its south coast and the spectacular Pointe des Châteaux. You can see the main sights in Pointe-à-Pitre in a half day. Touring the rugged, mountainous Basse-Terre is a challenge. If time is a problem, head straight to the west coast; you could easily spend a day traveling its length, stopping for sightseeing, lunch, and a swim. You can make day trips to the islands, but an overnight or more works best. Leave your heavy luggage in the baggage room of your "mainland" hotel and take a small bag on the ferry.

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  • 1. Château Murat

    Museum/Gallery

    A mile from town, the Château Murat is a 19th-century sugar plantation and rum distillery housing exhibits on the history of rum making and...Read More

  • 2. Ft. Fleur d'Épée

    Museum/Gallery

    The main attraction in Bas-du-Fort is this fortress, built between 1759 and 1763. It hunkers down on a hillside behind a deep moat. The fort...Read More

  • 3. Kreol West Indies

    Museum/Gallery

    This fascinating museum, in a renovated bungalow, houses information and graphics on Guadeloupe's earliest inhabitants, as well as some pirate...Read More

  • 4. Musée Camélia Costumes et Traditions

    Museum/Gallery

    This museum is a labor of love by its creators, and seeing the dress of black, white, and métisseé (mixed-race, or "maroon") societies is...Read More

  • 5. Musée du Café/Café Chaulet

    Museum/Gallery

    From the riverfront Musée du Café/Café Chaulet, dedicated to the art of coffee making, the tantalizing aroma of freshly ground beans reaches...Read More

  • 6. Musée Schoelcher

    Museum/Gallery

    Established in a Colonial-style building, Musée Schoelcher celebrates Victor Schoelcher, an abolitionist from Alsace who fought against slavery...Read More

  • 7. Musée St-John Perse

    Museum/Gallery

    Those with a strong interest in French literature and culture (not your average sightseer) will want to see the Musée St-John Perse, which is...Read More

  • 8. La Maison du Bois

    Museum/Gallery

    La Maison du Bois offers a glimpse into the traditional use of wood on the island. Superbly crafted musical instruments and furnishings are...Read More

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