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Plage de Grand Anse, Guadeloupe

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Identity Card:
  • Prefecture: Basse-Terre

  • Largest city: Pointe a Pitre .

  • People 403 355 hab. (2010)

  • Area: 971 (DOM-ROM)

  • Language : French, Creole

  • Religion Catholicism

    Entry requirements:
    • Identity card : A French identity card is sufficient .

      • Currency Euro

      • Payment Cards The vending machines are present in every city, against a few merchants accept payment by credit card .

      • Budget stay 1 Week 350-700 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 10 € / person
          Average : 15-20 € / person
          Premium . more than 30 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 30 € / night
            Average : 50-70 € / night
            Premium : more than 150 € / night


            How to get there?

            • Air: To join the International Aimé Césaire airport from Paris you can choose from three airlines: Air France, Air Caraibes and Corsairfly. These companies provide daily flights between Paris-Orly South and Fort-de-France. Depending on the season count between 500 and 1500 euros for a round-trip Paris-Fort France. The flight takes about 9 hours.

              On site:

              • Car : The road network is generally in good condition, careful traffic jams are common, especially around Pointe a Pitre Jarry. You will find myriad of car rental companies, including the arrival at the airport. Count 100 euros per week off-season, double in high season.

              • Bus : The public bus network is not very convenient for visiting Guadeloupe, there are private bus, but no guarantees on schedules, if possible it is recommended opt for a rental car.

              • Ferry: Ferry depart from the harbor station Pointe-a- Pitre-Bergevin to other islands of the archipelago, as well as to the Dominique and Martinique

              • plane Companies Air Caraibes and Air Antilles Express provide connections between the French islands and other islands of the Caribbean .

                • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccine .

                • Tips : Do not forget your Vitale .

                  • Flight and delinquency: Not much problem on that side Guadeloupe, minimal vigilance is however to adopt the night, either downtown or beaches.

                    • Climate : temperate tropical climate with two seasons, a hot and humid season from July to December and a hot dry season from January to June

                    • Average temperatures 33 & deg; C in August and 29 & deg; C in January .

                    • Best time to reach The period to avoid is September / October because the risk of hurricanes is high. The tourist season lasts from December to March.

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