Discover The pointe de la Grande Vigie The islands of Guadeloupe

In the extreme north of Grande-Terre, the pointe de la Grande-Vigie is formed by steep cliffs. About 262 ft high, the cliffs are just rocks where the waves and the surprising exotic vegetation, composed of thorny scrubland and scented plants crash together. Trails criss-cross Grande Vigie. From certain cliffs, you can sometimes see when the weather is nice Antigua and Montserrat Islands, 43 and 50 miles away.

  • Pointe des Châteaux, The pointe de la Grande Vigie , Coasts, Pointe à Pitre, Guadelupe
    Pointe des Châteaux

    Pointe des Châteaux has something of a Breton feel to it but oddly enough you won't find any castles here.

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  • Pointe des Châteaux, a natural site, The pointe de la Grande Vigie , Coasts, Pointe à Pitre, Guadelupe
    Pointe des Châteaux, a natural site

    To get to the point itself and admire the view you will need to walk for a few minutes to get to the right spot.

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  • The view from Pointe des Châteaux, The pointe de la Grande Vigie , Coasts, Pointe à Pitre, Guadelupe
    The view from Pointe des Châteaux

    It is possible to see the island of La Désirade, Les Saintes, and also a good bit of Guadeloupe from Pointe des Châteaux.

    © C. Balland / Easyvoyage
  • The cross at Pointe des Châteaux, The pointe de la Grande Vigie , Coasts, Pointe à Pitre, Guadelupe
    The cross at Pointe des Châteaux

    Up above the viewing point stands a rather charmless cross, at the foot of which you'll find a collection of candles have been arranged.

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  • The beach at Pointe des Châteaux, The pointe de la Grande Vigie , Coasts, Pointe à Pitre, Guadelupe
    The beach at Pointe des Châteaux

    It might look very appealing but don't try to go for a dip here, as there are many dangerous currents in this area.

    © C. Balland / Easyvoyage
  • The viewing point at Pointe des Châteaux, The pointe de la Grande Vigie , Coasts, Pointe à Pitre, Guadelupe
    The viewing point at Pointe des Châteaux

    The views are breathtaking and despite their fairly even altitude the summits still have names.

    © C. Balland / Easyvoyage
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