Guadeloupe, slice of French paradise in the Caribbean
Let yourself become intoxicated by the indescribable charms of Guadeloupe ! The whole island, including Pointe-à-Pitre, will welcome you with dream beaches, historical monuments and an ambience both exotic and tropical.
Book a flight to Point-à-Pitre and discover a French version of the Caribbean! The economic capital of Guadeloupe is a captivating and exhilarating city. In order to let its charms move you, circulate amongst its markets: there you will find spices, handicrafts, exuberant flowers and delicious fruit juices, squeezed right in front of you. The markets of Saint-Antoine or Saint-Jules are the most frequented. The flower market on Gourbeyre Square has exotic species that will be a delight for photographers.
Founded in the middle of the 16th century, Pointe-à-Pitre has managed to preserve its historical heritage across its different museums, to which one has been added very recently: The ACTe memorial. Inaugurated in 2015, its complete name is 'The Caribbean Centre of expression and memory of the Slave Trade and Slavery'. With the Victor Schoelcher museum, it's a remembrance place open to the whole world, indispensable in order to understand the history of Guadeloupe.
A flight to Guadeloupe is a joy for fans of nature sports. The surrounding mangroves offer the chance to take part in sea kayaking in the midst of an unbelievable natural setting. The excursion will also allow you to admire tropical species in their natural habitat.
An airline ticket to Pointe-à-Pitre is also a journey for your palate when you taste the Creole cuisine! Spicy and joyful, it can be sampled at its best during the Festival of the Cooks, which takes place in August. This gastronomical event is also the opportunity to see the traditional spectacles and costumes, in which the whole island gets involved, with fireworks of high spirits.