French Guiana Holidays
Little visited, the country retains pristine jungle, perfect for an adventure
Part of European Union, dig out your Euros and practice your French!
Sail around the idyllic Devil’s Island, the setting for one of Henri Charriere’s escapes as described in his book Papillon
Cayenne the beautiful capital city reflects the strong French influences here
This small and little visited country is best visited as part of a holiday including with Suriname and Guyana. Steppes Travel have been organising holidays to French Guiana for the last 10 years, helping those with a love of adventure and wildlife explore this Latin American piece of France!
French Guiana is an Overseas Department of France and belongs to the European Union. Cayenne, the capital, reflects the strong French influence through its colonial buildings, food and culture.
Famous for being the home of the European Ariane Space Programme due to its prime location. Excellent guided tours of the site and the chance to observe an actual launch can be arranged.
The country is also renowned for its historic and terrifying penal colonies, as highlighted by Henri Charriere in his famous book Papillon.
French Guiana is home to a diverse and remarkable variety of plants and animals, making it a natural haven for wildlife enthusiasts.
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