3 things to do in Marie-Galante
Small paradise island of the French West Indies, Marie-Galante offers a total change of scenery far from mass tourism. With its marked relief, the Grande Galette offers a wide variety of natural and patrimonial discoveries to make. From the sandy beaches to the mangrove swamps, through the Gueule Grand Gouffre and the old distilleries and sugar factories, your days promise to be well filled.
To survey the 4 cardinal corners of the island and to discover its wonders at your own pace, it is advised to rent a vehicle in Grand Bourg. At the wheel of your car or the handlebars of your scooter, you will taste the freedom to quickly cross this small pebble of the Caribbean to realize the things not to miss in Marie-Galante.
Relaxing on the sandy beaches
La Grande Galette is surrounded by fine sandy beaches with turquoise waters. Main attractions of the island, they offer you various experiences. From the great deserted expanse of Crazy Cove to the Robinson Crusoe driftwood huts that line the beach of the island’Anse Feuillard, the tour of the beaches of Marie-Galante reserves you beautiful exotic discoveries.
Explore the island’s hiking trails
With 9 marked itineraries, Marie-Galante is a real little paradise for walking enthusiasts. To practice this very popular activity on the island, we advise you to get, upon your arrival, the brochure that presents the different routes. You will be able to plan your trips on this Caribbean island.
Dive into the past at the Château Murat
A remnant of a bygone era, the ruins of this former 18th century sugar farm are a testament to the ingenuity of our ancestors. The devastation of time gives this specimen of colonial architecture of yesteryear a romanticism and a poetry that marks the young and old !
This 158 km² rock offers its visitors numerous possibilities to practice sports activities, such as scuba diving or water sports, to carry out beautiful explorations and the opportunity to discover a rich and vibrant culture.