Viewpoint in St-François

Pointe des Châteaux

This long peninsula right at the eastern tip of Grande-Terre is a beautiful stretch of landscape. With some good beaches on both sides, it's popular with locals, who head here to escape the crowds in St-François....

Beach in St-François

Plage des Raisins Clairs

The real reason to head to St-François, Plage des Raisins Clairs on the western outskirts of the town is a popular sandy beach where it's safe to swim. There's a gradual slope, no drop-off, a long stretch of...

Market in St-François

Marché La Rotonde

St-François' boldest piece of architecture is its perfectly circular art-deco farmers market slap bang in the middle of town. Packed with fruit and veg in the mornings, it's all usually over by lunch, so get...

Marina in St-François

Marina de St-François

In the center of St-François, Guadeloupe's biggest marina is the playground of the Caribbean yacht-owning classes. The only other reason to come here is the choice of bars and restaurants nearby.