Discover Cockfights The islands of Guadeloupe

From November to July, cockfights occur every weekend. Each village has its own "pitt" or cockfighting arena, where gallinaceans fight to the death. Trained, massaged and fed with a food rich in proteins, cocks follow a diet worthy of a high-level athlete. A lot of bets are made on these cockfights. One of the cocks will have a fatal ending, in which case he will end up on a plate.

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    Cockfighting

    Cockfights are a tradition that is firmly rooted in West Indian culture. In Guadeloupe they take place between January and July.

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    Cockfights
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    Cockfights
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The islands of Guadeloupe : Discover our cities

  • Pointe à Pitre
    Pointe à Pitre
  • St François
    St François
  • Grand Bourg
    Grand Bourg
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    Sainte-Anne
  • Gosier
    Gosier
  • Deshaies
    Deshaies
  • Sainte Rose
    Sainte Rose
  • Bouillante
    Bouillante
  • Basse-Terre
    Basse-Terre
  • Trois Rivieres
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The islands of Guadeloupe : The regions

  • Guadelupe
    Guadelupe
  • Marie-Galante
    Marie-Galante
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