From Port-Louis to Anse Laborde (1st stage)
Chapelle de la Piéta
Palais de Justice
Eglise de Port-Louis
Lighthouse of Port-Louis
Plage du Souffleur
'Chimen Kas Moustach'
Beware : access not recommended to the boardwalk (currently damaged).
Cimetière de Port-Louis
Pointe des Mangles
A fishing spot, but also a spiritual 'démaré' (rebirth) bathing area, not far from the ornithological hide.
Batterie Pointe d'Antigue
La Mare Indigo
(Mare Indigo can be seen 150m to the east of the main path)
Plage de La Chapelle
NB: ornithological observatory on the area (opened on October 2017 by the Anse-Bertrand Community and the National Park)
It is bordered by the Pointe de la Petite Vigie, advanced sentinel of the urban stretch of water.
From the site of Beauport ('cane country'), this first stage passes through the village of Port-Louis, then goes to the Plage du Souffleur; from here, it follows the Port-Louis / Anse-Bertrand coastal path (Lavolvaine + Pointe Plate trails).
Arriving at Plage de La Chapelle, cross the village of Anse-Bertrand then head north towards Anse Laborde, the destination for this first stage.
Source of information: Discours interprétatif de la Boucle du nord Grande-Terre - CANGT / AVPMC J.Barfleur, 2016.
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The northern Grand Terre coastline has many sea turtle nesting sites: please respect the beaches !
As Guadeloupe is prone to natural risks, extra care should be taken in this natural environment. For the benefit of all hikers, responsible behaviour is very important.
Warning : the parking and swimming areas are not supervised.
Access and parking
Between the villages of Port Louis and Petit-Canal, on the RN6: take the direction of the school and the site of Beauport. Follow the waymark 'Beauport, pays de la canne'.
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