Top things to do in Kourou

Top Choice Observatory in Kourou

Centre Spatial Guyanais

Visiting the Centre Spatial Guyanais and (if you're lucky) seeing a rocket launch are two of French Guiana's biggest highlights. Both need to be arranged in advance though, so plan carefully. Just to visit the CSG y…
Museum in Kourou

Musée de l'Espace

Don't miss the excellent Musée de l'Espace within the Centre Spatial Guyanais, with informative displays in English and French.
French in Kourou

Le P'tit Café

This classy place in the center of town is well known for its traditional French dishes such as magret de canard (duck breast) and escargots (snails), as well as its less obviously Gallic dishes, such as kangaroo st…
Peruvian in Kourou

Maison Peruvienne

This place on the seafront in Kourou is an enjoyable spot for a range of ceviches, fish and seafood dishes. There's breezy outdoor seating, as well as a cozy dining room inside.