The French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe characterized by a unique natural beauty that pushed the “UNESCO” to classify it among the 25 “biosphere reserves” in the world, as it is formed of prominent tourist attractions. Guadeloupe is an archipelago of more than 12 islands that combine wonderful beaches and dazzling mountains, as the two main islands resemble the butterfly in their forms while providing many activities to do in their content. Follow us with this trip to the southern Caribbean to discover the best tourist places in Guadeloupe.
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Volcano “La Soufriere” in Bass-Terre
The western island of Basse – Terre is home to Godalope National Park, which is crowned by the impressive La Soufriere volcano. The most beautiful thing is that you can climb to the top of the volcano, which rises to 1467 meters, through a path prepared for organized trips. You will discover the beauty of nature during your trip there and in addition to getting a closer and comprehensive view of the volcano, the views of the island are not to be missed and it is advised that you start your walk in the morning. The volcano is moderately active, and its last lava emissions were in 1976.
The charming Desha region acquires a pleasant balance between being a traditional fishing area and an excellent political location to spend great times for tourists who visit them throughout the year. There is a small beach surrounded by green valleys, but located near a fishing harbor, so the best place to swim and sunbathe in the area is Grande Anse. The area is also a favorite place for fans of sailing boats and yachts.
Malandur Beach and Pigeon Island
A large group of beach towns form Plage de Malendure and Pigeon Island is an ideal place for fans of hiking and marine sports, where fans of these sports visit the region to practice their hobby in the Cousteau Reserve in particular, as lovers of relaxation and beach destinations go to the sandy beach of Malandur and many activities can be practiced on this beach . The main town in this group is Bouillante, which is an important fishing port.
Les Saintes Islands
These islands are similar to the French coastal towns, but they are characterized as having no cars at all, where you find that everyone depends on motorcycles, bicycles or walking for transportation. The region is famous for receiving yacht enthusiasts and at its highest point, the “Napoleon Fortress” allows visitors to get a complete view of the region and its bay, which is considered by UNESCO as the most beautiful bays in the world.
Guadeloupe National Park
More than a million visitors go to Guadeloupe National Park to see a rare and wide range of plants and animals and unique types of birds, in addition to walking and exploring paths that extend over 300 km and in the park as well as wonderful waterfalls and beauty.
Pointe Pierre is the largest city in the Guadeloupe Islands and is considered the best place to shop due to the commercial centers it contains, especially the St. John’s Center, in addition to the presence of open markets in the open air displaying several specialized products such as flowers, tropical spices and even fishing boats.
From Bass Terre
One of the open markets in Pointe Pierre
From the Guadeloupe Islands
From the island of Les Saintes
From Pointe Pierre Resorts
From Plage de Malendure
From Grande Anse
Part of Guadeloupe National Park
The road to La Soufriere
Guadeloupe National Park
Grande Anse Beach
Sailing on Pigeon Island