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Flights to Basse Terre

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Basse-Terre is the capital of Guadeloupe, a French overseas department in the Lesser Antilles. It's located on the larger, western portion of the main island of Guadeloupe, with Grande-Terre to the east. Basse-Terre is a mountainous island with rainforests, beaches, and waterfalls. It's a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts with hiking trails that lead to the summit of Soufrière Hills, an active volcano. The island also has black sand beaches with calm waters for swimming and snorkelling. The city of Basse-Terre itself has a mix of French colonial architecture and colourful Creole buildings.

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Airports near Basse Terre

You have choices when it comes to reaching Basse Terre. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Basse Terre.

Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport

Located in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, this is the main international airport serving the region. It is approximately a 1-hour drive from Basse Terre.


Hewanorra International Airport

Located in Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia, this airport is about a 2-hour drive from Basse Terre. It offers international flights and is a popular connecting point for travellers heading to Guadeloupe.


Princess Juliana International Airport

Located in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, this airport is approximately a 3-hour drive from Basse Terre. It offers international flights and is another common connecting point for travellers heading to Guadeloupe.


Grantley Adams International Airport

Located in Bridgetown, Barbados, this airport is about a 4-hour drive from Basse Terre. It offers international flights and can be a connecting point for travellers heading to Guadeloupe.

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Things to do in Basse Terre

Basse Terre has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

La Soufrière Hills

This active volcano is a must-see for any visitor to Basse-Terre. Visitors can hike to the summit for stunning views of the island, or take a scenic drive around the base. The hike is challenging, but the views are definitely worth it. Be sure to check the volcano's activity level before you go.

Carbet Falls

These waterfalls are a popular spot for swimming and hiking. There are two main falls, with a smaller one higher up that can be reached by a more challenging hike. The pools at the base of the falls are a great place to cool off on a hot day.

Deshaies Botanical Garden

This beautiful garden is home to a wide variety of plants and flowers from all over the world. Visitors can stroll through the gardens, learn about the different plants, and enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains. The garden is also home to a number of birds and butterflies.

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