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The Region Of French Guiana Lies Off The Atlantic Coast Between The Caribbean And The Amazon And It Is Said That This Location Gives This Region A Magnificent Environment That Is Extremely Rich In The Flora And Fauna And Is Home To Many Protected Species. The Political And Also The Administrative Organization Are Similar To That As The Department Of France.

Would you like to book a holiday to French Guiana? You can enjoy a wonderful holiday destination here. You can enjoy here: a beautiful nature, great restaurants, architectural landmarks and a very traditional and unique culture. There is a wide choice of hotels. The most affordable budget hotels are available from €127,00 per accommodation. Do you want a luxury holiday? Then the prices rise towards €235,00 per accommodation. A sunny holiday is very popular here. But it is also crowded in winter. Book your favorite hotel room in French Guiana easily online. Choose one of the hotel providers and book the best offers.

CountryFrench Guiana
Capital cityCayenne
Average hotel room price€181,00
Local languageFrench
Official CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Favorite travel timeAugust to November
Population304.557
Area of the country84000 km2
Time zoneGMT-3
National AirlineAir Guyane Express
Large Airport Cayenne – Félix Eboué Airport (IATA:CAY)
Government websitewww.dpi.gov.gy

Information before you leave
Are you going on a trip to French Guiana? Read carefully about the local rules and protocols. The capital is Cayenne. The currency is Euro (EUR). The French Guianese time zone is GMT-3. The language(s) spoken here: French. The country has approximately 304.557 citizens in the country. The area of the country is 84000 km2. Some additional practical info: the voltage of the electricity is 230 V, 50 Hz and the type of electrical sockets is C / E. The international access number is +594.

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Nice regions for a hotel stay in French Guiana

French Guiana has different regions for a holiday. Please select one of the available regions below. You can then read additional details and view the available hotel offer. Advice: also ask about hotel accommodations in United Arab Emirates or Tanzania.

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Top 10 things to see and to in French Guiana

1. THE ÎLES DU SALUT
Îles du Salut is also popularly known as the “Salvation Islands” used to be the favorite destination during the eighteenth century colonists until they were transformed into a penal colony. It is one of the historical places of the country. Approximately 2,000 convicts where held in its prison here many of them died because of inhumane conditions. It is today a peaceful place which has a lot of offer its visitors. You can learn more of its dark past at Île Royale, Île du Diable, and Île St. Joseph where the administrative headquarters, political prisoners, and solitary confinement cells are respectively located.

2. RÉMIRE-MONTJOLY
Rémire-Montjoly encompass of 2 towns that are distinguished by long stretches of beaches. It is considered one of the spectacular tourist attractions of the county. To be found side-by-side, they are said to create the best waterfront in the country and indeed are among the top tourist attractions in French Guiana but Montjoly is particularly known for its historic remains, hiking trails, and Plage Montjoly, the fantastic beach in the area.

3. CACAO
Cacao is a picturesque village with beautiful wooden houses on stilt. The fascinating Sunday market held here features Hmong embroidery and weaving and local noodle soups. Hmong refugees who came all the way from Laos had been living here since the 1970s. Cacao’s marketplace is worth a visit mainly because of the Hmong weaving, embroidery, and Laoatian delicacies.

4. KAIETEUR FALLS
The Kaieteur Falls are immensely popular and gives a spectacular view to the tourist. The falls have the largest single drop of any waterfall in the world. The Kaieteur Falls are usually grouped with the Orinduik falls in a complete tour that lasts one day. You will be able to get enormous areal pictures of both the city of Georgetown and the falls as well.

5. MAISON DE LA RESERVE NATURAL L’AMANA
It is a famous nature reserve with one of the world’s largest nesting sites for giant leatherback turtles. You will also find a small museum where tourist can know more about these gentle giants. Visit this place of French Guiana for some of the long lasting memories. Turtles nest at Plage Les Hattes from April to July but the eggs don’t hatch until July to September. In these months, the nature reserve is one of the top tourist attractions in French Guiana.

6. CAMP DE LA TRANSPORTATION
Camp de la Transportation is considered as a peculiar destination. It is an old prison with small cells, leg shackles, and dormitory-style toilets. Camp de la Transportation also features public execution areas which have been partially restored. Guided tours are available for tourists for detailed explanations.

7. CANOE
Canoe is another popular tourist destination of French Guiana. You can even organize a trip in a dugout canoe. Visit this part of the county for a fun filled tour. Here trips range from an hour and a half to full day adventures and take place throughout the country including, the Kourou, Iracabo, Counamana and the lower Sinnamary. The rivers are a mixture of calm water and more challenging rapids, such as those at Hermina.

8. THE JUNGLE
You can visit the jungle! Roughly only 15% of the land across all three countries is developed. The Amazon Jungle has a vast array of things to see and in Guyana they actually have a popular canopy walkway in the Iwokrama forest will take you close and personal to a variety of birds you couldn’t see from the forest floor. Once here you can not only see flora and fauna but you can also discover the Amerindians which are the natives of the region.

9. CAYENNE
Centered on the Cayenne Peninsula is the capital city of Cayenne. It is the administrative and commercial center of French Guiana, along with other neighborhoods such as Rémire-Montjoly with its deep sea harbor and Matoury with the country’s Rochambeau airport. Further upstream are Montsinery and the Hmong village of Cacao. Some of the interesting places to visit here are the Jesuit-built residence of the Prefect in the Place de Grenoble, the Canal Laussat, and the Botanical Gardens. In the centre of town, the Musée Départemental Franconie and the Musée des Cultures Guyanaises feature good exhibits on indigenous peoples and the notorious penal settlements on Devil’s Island.

10. CARNIVAL
Carnivals of French Guiana are other famous tourist attractions. King Carnival starts after Epiphany and goes on until Ash Wednesday. Carnival groups pleasure the thronging crowds with their multicolored costumes and the frenetic rhythm of their music, the locals and also tourist enjoys the carnival alike. On Mardi gras, the towns are literally painted red for the parade of the red devils, celebrated with so much enthusiasm. Ash Wednesday sees the crowd dressed in black and white and ready to witness the final moments of the life of King Carnival, soon to be burnt at the stake amid a seemingly incessant hullabaloo.

 

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Details about public transportation in French Guiana

French Guiana offers many options for public transport. A good domestic airport is Cayenne – Félix Eboué Airport. This is a very nice airport. The flag carrier is Air Guyane Express. They offer good conditions. Possibly you can find a last-minute deal. Via www.dpi.gov.gy more background info is given about: tourist tax, hospital care and the (passport) visa application process.

Average hotel rates

French Guianese hotel prices can vary quite a bit. We offer a price estimate in the next scheme.

Accommodation typeTariffs
Basic accommodation€127,00
Common room€181,00
Luxury accommodation€235,00
City trip€543,00
Meal (per person)€37,00
Indication rates for an hotel stay in French Guiana

Climate & Weather Forecasts June 2024

French Guiana is a wonderful country. The country has a Wet equatorial climate. The average temperature here is 29,0 degrees Celsius. Keep in mind some cooler temperatures in winter. Take into account about 25,0 degrees Celsius. In the summer it is warmer. Like 32,0 degrees Celsius. Below we show the weather forecast for this week.