La plage de Saint-François
Marina de Saint-François
Eglise de Saint-François
Golf de Saint-François
Balade sur la marina

Saint-François

Saint François

Become progressively one of the main towns of Guadeloupe, Saint-François city attracts more and more by its charming beaches but also thanks to the many activities that it offers to all its visitors.
Marked by the appearance of the Indians in 1854, St. Francois has the largest community of Indian origin on the island. Which justifies that 1/3 of the population is Indian.

Located in the extreme east of the Grande Terre, Saint-François is one of the best known communes of Guadeloupe.

This municipality is an old fishing village. You can see, by walking, boats on the port. But also wooden creole houses, located around the central square, a few steps from the old church, the town hall and the covered market of the city.

Saint-François city is now famous for the exceptional beaches that it preserves.

The low precipitation of the region will allow you to enjoy the most beautiful beaches of the island: the magnificent beach of Raisins Clairs, Anse the Gourde, Pointe des Châteaux and many others ...

St François town was initially turned towards fishing and agriculture. Saint-François has many tourist, sports and cultural infrastructures: The casino, international golf, airfield, marina without the large number of hotels, restaurants, lodges and villas.

The city has retained its charm and authenticity of fishing village, to the delight of visitors.

Practical infos

Tourist office

Avenue de l’Europe

Tél: 0590 68 66 81

Fax: 0590 88 48 74

Places to visit

  • Indian cemetery: it testifies to the integration of the Indian community of the city, with its numerous tombs surmounted by Catholic crosses
  • Slave cemeteries located at Pointe des Pies and Grapes
  • Heritage room: This former prison transformed into an exhibition site highlights the cultural heritage of the commune
  • The beaches of the Raisins Clairs, the Marina, the Anse à la Gourde, the Anse Tarare ..
  • Traditional market with fruits, vegetables and pastries
  • Carnival: in February. Various events

Activities

  • Golf of Saint-François (18 holes)
  • Diving near the Coral Barrier or in the open sea, observation of the seabed, fauna and flora
  • Surf and Kitesurf
  • Canyonnig and hiking
  • Parachuting: Baptism of freefall over the lagoon of Saint-François