Tourism - Départements d'Outre-Mer
The overseas department of France are a group of consist of French-administered territories outside of the European continent. There are located in the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean. There are composed of Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guiana, Reunion, and Mayotte, there are former French colonies.
Guadeloupe is located in the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea and is a group of islands divides into three districts: Basse-Terre, Pointe-à-Pitre and St Barthélémy/St Martin. The islands possess a rich and varied wildlife and tropical forests.
Martinique, also called the flower of Caribbean, is a unique island. One can find beaches of white sand and also black sand that offer great views. The region is made of four districts: Fort-de-France, le Marin, St Pierre and ‘La Trinité’.
Guiana is located on the South American continent and is almost entirely covered by the Amazonian Forest and is the largest department of France in surface. It has two districts, St Laurent-du-Maroni and Cayenne and has five large rivers such as Maroni, the biggest.
Reunion is a volcanic island located in the Indian Ocean, near Mauritius and Madagascar. The island has two volcanoes, the Salazes Massif that is dormant and the Massif of Grand-Brûlé in the east where the ‘Piton de la Fournaise’, an active volcano, is located.
Mayotte Island is located in the Indian Ocean, 400 km of the West African Coast and is a true heaven on earth. The island has two main islands, Grande-Terre and Petite-Terre as well as many smaller islands and it is a volcanic island. And has one of the biggest lagoons in the world with 1100 km surface.
Top tourist cities in Départements d'Outre-Mer
Mamoudzou is located in the county of Mayotte which is also the economic capital. Sights district expatriates
Saint-Denis is a French commune located in the north county and the region of La Reunion. Sights The church of Saint-Jacques The old town hall of Saint-Denis The Barachois Cathedral The Museum Leon Dierx The Beer House Dodo The Garden State and the Natural ...
Basse-Terre is a French commune, located in the department of Guadeloupe. Sights in Basse-terre The church-D N of Mount Carmel The bell tower of the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Guadeloupe Maritime Boulevard Prefecture of Guadeloupe General Council of Guadeloupe ...
Cayenne is a French commune located in the region overseas Guyane. Sights The Botanical Garden with the Statue of Gaston Monnerville its center Instead of Palmistes Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur
Fort-de-France is located at 6800 km from Paris, on the Caribbean coast of Martinique, that is to say, to the west of the island, and almost midway between the northern and southern ends of department.The city is built on the north shore of the bay from Fort-de-France. ...