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Fort Delgrès

Le Carmel, Basse-Terre 97100, Guadeloupe

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About Fort Delgrès

Fort Delgrès is a strong French overlooking the town of Basse-Terre in Guadeloupe. It was a high place of the Franco-English struggle in the West Indies than that of the Guadeloupeans led by the mulatto officer and resistant Louis Delgrès against the reestablishment of slavery by Richepanse. It was classified as a historic monument by decree of November 21, 1971.



Attractions near Fort Delgrès

Bassin Bleu7.18km from Fort Delgrès

Bassin Bleu is a natural water site of three pools along the Petite Rivière de Jacmel made up of seven waterfalls naturally carved into the cliffside along with some caves. It is also one of the nice trekking destinations and also swimming and other water activities are appreciated here. A beautiful p[ool which was surrounded by the mountains and forests. This place will rejuvenate your mind and body and it is one of the favourite weekend spots of the locals.

La Soufriere Volcano8.86km from Fort Delgrès

A massive active volcano that was located on the island of Basse-Terre, in Guadeloupe. Its last eruptions were in the 1580s and now it was one of the attractions on this island.  You can have a nice trek and also It is a stratovolcano with a crater lake, which increases the beauty of this volcano. Nowadays many tourists explore this place and enjoy these spectacular views.

La Grande Soufrière9km from Fort Delgrès

A beautiful and active stratovolcano on the French island of Basse-Terre, in Guadeloupe. The volcano hike was a breathtaking experience, but be careful, plan your ascent well, for the breathtaking views from the top.   Watching the sunrise from the top is an unforgettable sight. You can spend some beautiful time enjoying nature and also you will get a nice trekking experience too.

Habitation La Grivelière9.32km from Fort Delgrès

The Habitation La Grivelière is a group of agricultural buildings in a coffee plantation located in Vieux-Habitants on Basse-Terre in the department of Guadeloupe in France. Founded at the end of the xvii th century, This estate of almost 90 hectares is classified with the historic buildings since 1987. It is an old plantation dating from colonial times which can be reached by traveling along a steep little mountain road.

Rivière du Grand Carbet9.37km from Fort Delgrès

The river Grand Carbet is a stream of Guadeloupe taking source in the National Park of Guadeloupe and flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. Located in a dense forest and It is nice trekking and rock climbing destination. This river has its source in the eastern flank of the Soufrière. Its sulfurous waters clear up after three falls to flow into the sea, on the Atlantic coast of the island, 11 km below.

Carbet Falls10.99km from Fort Delgrès

One of the most famous and easily accessible series of waterfalls in Guadaloupe was located at the heart of the rainforest in Guadeloupe National Park. The first two falls make a huge impression, exceeding 110 meters of height each, while the third one is only 20 meters in height. You can have a small trek to reach these falls and from here you can see the vast natural beauty of this area and the falls are one of the most popular visitor sites in Guadeloupe, with approximately 400,000 visitors a

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Guadeloupe is also known as the Butterfly Island, on account of the shape of two of its major islands, and is a overseas region of France in the Caribbean.